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GUI support for FortiAP U431F and U433F  6.2.3

The Platform mode field on the FortiAP Profiles page allows users to select either Dual 5G or Single 5G for tri-radio models (U431F and U433F). The dual and single modes provide greater flexibility for 5 GHz, 2.4 GHz, and dedicated monitoring. There is a 160 MHz bandwidth option in the Channel width field to support 802.11ax. For 5 GHz radios, 160 MHz channel bonding is supported for 802.11ac and 802.11ax.

Platform mode

Radio allocation

Dual 5G

  • Two radios at 5 GHz
  • One radio at 2.4 GHz or set to dedicated monitor mode

Single 5G

  • One radio at 5 GHz
  • One radio at 2.4 GHz
  • One radio set to dedicated monitor mode
To configure the platform mode:
  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and click Create New.
  2. In the Platform field, select a tri-radio model.
  3. For Platform mode, click either Dual 5G or Single 5G.
  4. Configure the remaining settings for each radio as needed.

    Configuration for Dual 5G (radio 1 supports the lower 5 GHz channels and radio 2 supports the higher 5 GHz channels):

    Configuration for Single 5G (radio 3 is already set to Dedicated Monitor mode):

  5. Click OK.

GUI support for FortiAP U431F and U433F  6.2.3

The Platform mode field on the FortiAP Profiles page allows users to select either Dual 5G or Single 5G for tri-radio models (U431F and U433F). The dual and single modes provide greater flexibility for 5 GHz, 2.4 GHz, and dedicated monitoring. There is a 160 MHz bandwidth option in the Channel width field to support 802.11ax. For 5 GHz radios, 160 MHz channel bonding is supported for 802.11ac and 802.11ax.

Platform mode

Radio allocation

Dual 5G

  • Two radios at 5 GHz
  • One radio at 2.4 GHz or set to dedicated monitor mode

Single 5G

  • One radio at 5 GHz
  • One radio at 2.4 GHz
  • One radio set to dedicated monitor mode
To configure the platform mode:
  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and click Create New.
  2. In the Platform field, select a tri-radio model.
  3. For Platform mode, click either Dual 5G or Single 5G.
  4. Configure the remaining settings for each radio as needed.

    Configuration for Dual 5G (radio 1 supports the lower 5 GHz channels and radio 2 supports the higher 5 GHz channels):

    Configuration for Single 5G (radio 3 is already set to Dedicated Monitor mode):

  5. Click OK.