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FortiWiFi and FortiAP Configuration Guide

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What's new in this release

FortiOS 6.4.2 wireless includes the following changes:

  • Support the FortiGate Spectrum Analysis FortiAP models with three radios.
  • Support RSSI event reporting via diagnose wireless wlac -c wtp <wtp-id> and get wireless wtp-status <wtp-id> commands.
    • View the log from Log & Report > Events > WiFi Event.
    • New command on the FortiAP CLI cw_diag -c rx-chain shows RRSI data such as instant data, historical data, and average.
  • Multiple Pre-shared Key (MPSK) enhancements:
    • Support MPSK schedule configuration from the GUI in WiFi & Switch Controller > SSIDs.
    • Batch generate or import MPSK keys as well as export keys to a CSV.
    • Dynamically assign VLANs based on the MPSK used.
  • Multiple Distributed Automatic Radio Resource Provision (DARRP) algorithm enhancements:
    • Integrates data from Channel Utilization into channel calculation.
    • Takes neighbor channel configuration into consideration.
    • Takes non-802.11 Wi-Fi interference sources into channel calculation
    • Introduces weight and thresholds.

For more information about the FortiOS 6.4.2 wireless features, see the FortiOS Release Notes and New Features Guide.

For more information about new FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 6.4.2 features, see the FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 Release Notes.

What's new in this release

FortiOS 6.4.2 wireless includes the following changes:

  • Support the FortiGate Spectrum Analysis FortiAP models with three radios.
  • Support RSSI event reporting via diagnose wireless wlac -c wtp <wtp-id> and get wireless wtp-status <wtp-id> commands.
    • View the log from Log & Report > Events > WiFi Event.
    • New command on the FortiAP CLI cw_diag -c rx-chain shows RRSI data such as instant data, historical data, and average.
  • Multiple Pre-shared Key (MPSK) enhancements:
    • Support MPSK schedule configuration from the GUI in WiFi & Switch Controller > SSIDs.
    • Batch generate or import MPSK keys as well as export keys to a CSV.
    • Dynamically assign VLANs based on the MPSK used.
  • Multiple Distributed Automatic Radio Resource Provision (DARRP) algorithm enhancements:
    • Integrates data from Channel Utilization into channel calculation.
    • Takes neighbor channel configuration into consideration.
    • Takes non-802.11 Wi-Fi interference sources into channel calculation
    • Introduces weight and thresholds.

For more information about the FortiOS 6.4.2 wireless features, see the FortiOS Release Notes and New Features Guide.

For more information about new FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 6.4.2 features, see the FortiAP-S and FortiAP-W2 Release Notes.