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Exempting an AP from rogue scanning

  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > WIDS Profiles and create a new WIDS profile.
  2. Disable Enable Rogue AP Detection.

  3. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and select the FortiAP profile.

    Enable WIDS Profile and select that profile.

Rogue AP Monitor icons

The Rogue AP Monitor page uses the following icons:

Column

Icon + Description

State AP is detected but not yet classified.

AP is accepted.

AP is marked as rogue, but unsuppressed.

AP is marked as rogue, but suppressed.

Status AP is online and active.

AP is inactive.

Signal Interference AP signal interferes with a managed AP.

AP signal interference ranges from low (green) to high (red), measured in dBm.

On Wire AP is suspected rogue.

AP is not a suspected rogue.

Exempting an AP from rogue scanning

  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > WIDS Profiles and create a new WIDS profile.
  2. Disable Enable Rogue AP Detection.

  3. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and select the FortiAP profile.

    Enable WIDS Profile and select that profile.

Rogue AP Monitor icons

The Rogue AP Monitor page uses the following icons:

Column

Icon + Description

State AP is detected but not yet classified.

AP is accepted.

AP is marked as rogue, but unsuppressed.

AP is marked as rogue, but suppressed.

Status AP is online and active.

AP is inactive.

Signal Interference AP signal interferes with a managed AP.

AP signal interference ranges from low (green) to high (red), measured in dBm.

On Wire AP is suspected rogue.

AP is not a suspected rogue.