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Creating a custom FortiAP profile

  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and create a new profile.

    Set Platform to the FortiAP model you are using (in this example, FAP221C).

    Select the Country/Region.

    Set the AP Login Password.

    Under Radio 1, set Mode to Access Point.

    Set SSID to use the new SSID profile (in this example, MyWiFi).

    Set Radio 2 to Disabled.

  2. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > Managed FortiAPs and right-click the FortiAP.

    Select Assign Profile and set the FortiAP to use the new SSID profile (in this example, MyProfile).

    It might take a few minutes for the State column to show that the AP is Online.

Creating a custom FortiAP profile

  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and create a new profile.

    Set Platform to the FortiAP model you are using (in this example, FAP221C).

    Select the Country/Region.

    Set the AP Login Password.

    Under Radio 1, set Mode to Access Point.

    Set SSID to use the new SSID profile (in this example, MyWiFi).

    Set Radio 2 to Disabled.

  2. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > Managed FortiAPs and right-click the FortiAP.

    Select Assign Profile and set the FortiAP to use the new SSID profile (in this example, MyProfile).

    It might take a few minutes for the State column to show that the AP is Online.