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Configuring the dual-band SSID

This example uses a FortiAP 221C to broadcast the dual-band SSID with Radio 1 broadcasting using the 2.4GHz band and Radio 2 using the 5GHz band.

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

    Set Platform to the model of your FortiAP.

    Set the Country/Region.

    Under Radio 1, set SSIDs to Manual and select the SSID.

  2. Under Radio 2, set SSIDs to Manual and select the SSID.

  3. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > Managed FortiAPs.

    Right-click the FortiAP, select Assign Profile, and set the FortiAP to use your new profile.

    Wait for the State column to update and show that the AP is Online.

  4. Verify that the FortiAP is listed with both Radio 1 and Radio 2 broadcasting the same SSID.

Configuring the dual-band SSID

This example uses a FortiAP 221C to broadcast the dual-band SSID with Radio 1 broadcasting using the 2.4GHz band and Radio 2 using the 5GHz band.

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

    Set Platform to the model of your FortiAP.

    Set the Country/Region.

    Under Radio 1, set SSIDs to Manual and select the SSID.

  2. Under Radio 2, set SSIDs to Manual and select the SSID.

  3. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > Managed FortiAPs.

    Right-click the FortiAP, select Assign Profile, and set the FortiAP to use your new profile.

    Wait for the State column to update and show that the AP is Online.

  4. Verify that the FortiAP is listed with both Radio 1 and Radio 2 broadcasting the same SSID.