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Support for FAP431F and FAP433F

FortiOS 6.4 supports FortiAP NPI models FAP431F and FAP433F. You can use the GUI or CLI to create and edit WTP profiles for platform types 431F and 433F.

To view the default configuration with the GUI:
  1. Go to Wifi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles, and click Create New. The New FortiAP Profile window opens.
  2. From the Platform dropdown, select FAP431F or FAP433F. The default profile opens.
    • Dedicated scan is enabled by default.
    • Radio 1 and Radio 2 display Disabled and Access Point mode.
    • Radio 3 displays Disabled and Dedicated Monitor mode.

  3. Disable Dedicated Scan.

    When Dedicated Scan is disabled:

    • Radio 1 and Radio 2 display Disabled, Access Point, and Dedicated Monitor mode.
    • Radio 3 displays Disabled and Dedicated Monitor mode.

Sample CLI configurations

FAP43xF models support 802.11ax on both 2.4G and 5G radios

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed FAP431F-default

FortiWiFi-60E (FAP431F-default) # conf radio-1

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-1) # set band ?

802.11b              802.11b.

802.11g              802.11g/b.

802.11n              802.11n/g/b at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax             802.11ax/n/g/b at 2.4GHz.

802.11n,g-only       802.11n/g at 2.4GHz.

802.11g-only         802.11g.

802.11n-only         802.11n at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax,n-only      802.11ax/n at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax,n,g-only    802.11ax/n/g at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax-only        802.11ax at 2.4GHz.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-1) # en

FortiWiFi-60E (FAP431F-default) # conf radio-2

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-2) # set band ?

802.11a               802.11a.

802.11n-5G            802.11n/a at 5GHz.

802.11ac              802.11ac/n/a.

802.11ax-5G           802.11ax/ac/n/a at 5GHz.

802.11n-5G-only       802.11n at 5GHz.

802.11ac,n-only       802.11ac/n.

802.11ac-only         802.11ac.

802.11ax,ac-only      802.11ax/ac at 5GHz.

802.11ax,ac,n-only    802.11ax/ac/n at 5GHz.

802.11ax-5G-only      802.11ax at 5GHz.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-2) # en

FortiWiFi-60E (FAP431F-default) #

ddscan is enabled by default when creating a new profile for FAP43xF models

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed 431F

new entry '431F' added

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf platform

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # set type 431F

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # sh

config platform

set type 431F

set ddscan enable

end

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # en

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # sh

config wireless-controller wtp-profile

edit "431F"

config platform

set type 431F

set ddscan enable

end

set handoff-sta-thresh 55

config radio-1

set band 802.11ax

end

config radio-2

set band 802.11ax-5G

end

config radio-3

set mode monitor

end

next

end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # en

Radio 3 of FAP43xF models will only support monitor, sniffer, and disable mode when ddscan is enabled or disabled

When ddscan is enabled:

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed 431F

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf platform

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # set ddscan enable

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf radio-3

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode

disabled    Radio 3 is disabled.

monitor     Radio 3 operates as a dedicated monitor. As a monitor, the radio scans for other WiFi access points and adds them to the Rogue AP monitor list.

sniffer     Radio 3 operates as a sniffer capturing WiFi frames on air.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode monitor

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # end

When ddscan is disabled:

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed 431F

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf platform

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # set ddscan disable

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf radio-3

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode

disabled    Radio 3 is disabled.

monitor     Radio 3 operates as a dedicated monitor. As a monitor, the radio scans for other WiFi access points and adds them to the Rogue AP monitor list.

sniffer     Radio 3 operates as a sniffer capturing WiFi frames on air.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode monitor

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # end

Support for FAP431F and FAP433F

FortiOS 6.4 supports FortiAP NPI models FAP431F and FAP433F. You can use the GUI or CLI to create and edit WTP profiles for platform types 431F and 433F.

To view the default configuration with the GUI:
  1. Go to Wifi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles, and click Create New. The New FortiAP Profile window opens.
  2. From the Platform dropdown, select FAP431F or FAP433F. The default profile opens.
    • Dedicated scan is enabled by default.
    • Radio 1 and Radio 2 display Disabled and Access Point mode.
    • Radio 3 displays Disabled and Dedicated Monitor mode.

  3. Disable Dedicated Scan.

    When Dedicated Scan is disabled:

    • Radio 1 and Radio 2 display Disabled, Access Point, and Dedicated Monitor mode.
    • Radio 3 displays Disabled and Dedicated Monitor mode.

Sample CLI configurations

FAP43xF models support 802.11ax on both 2.4G and 5G radios

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed FAP431F-default

FortiWiFi-60E (FAP431F-default) # conf radio-1

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-1) # set band ?

802.11b              802.11b.

802.11g              802.11g/b.

802.11n              802.11n/g/b at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax             802.11ax/n/g/b at 2.4GHz.

802.11n,g-only       802.11n/g at 2.4GHz.

802.11g-only         802.11g.

802.11n-only         802.11n at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax,n-only      802.11ax/n at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax,n,g-only    802.11ax/n/g at 2.4GHz.

802.11ax-only        802.11ax at 2.4GHz.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-1) # en

FortiWiFi-60E (FAP431F-default) # conf radio-2

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-2) # set band ?

802.11a               802.11a.

802.11n-5G            802.11n/a at 5GHz.

802.11ac              802.11ac/n/a.

802.11ax-5G           802.11ax/ac/n/a at 5GHz.

802.11n-5G-only       802.11n at 5GHz.

802.11ac,n-only       802.11ac/n.

802.11ac-only         802.11ac.

802.11ax,ac-only      802.11ax/ac at 5GHz.

802.11ax,ac,n-only    802.11ax/ac/n at 5GHz.

802.11ax-5G-only      802.11ax at 5GHz.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-2) # en

FortiWiFi-60E (FAP431F-default) #

ddscan is enabled by default when creating a new profile for FAP43xF models

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed 431F

new entry '431F' added

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf platform

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # set type 431F

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # sh

config platform

set type 431F

set ddscan enable

end

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # en

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # sh

config wireless-controller wtp-profile

edit "431F"

config platform

set type 431F

set ddscan enable

end

set handoff-sta-thresh 55

config radio-1

set band 802.11ax

end

config radio-2

set band 802.11ax-5G

end

config radio-3

set mode monitor

end

next

end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # en

Radio 3 of FAP43xF models will only support monitor, sniffer, and disable mode when ddscan is enabled or disabled

When ddscan is enabled:

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed 431F

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf platform

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # set ddscan enable

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf radio-3

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode

disabled    Radio 3 is disabled.

monitor     Radio 3 operates as a dedicated monitor. As a monitor, the radio scans for other WiFi access points and adds them to the Rogue AP monitor list.

sniffer     Radio 3 operates as a sniffer capturing WiFi frames on air.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode monitor

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # end

When ddscan is disabled:

FortiWiFi-60E # config wireless-controller wtp-profile

FortiWiFi-60E (wtp-profile) # ed 431F

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf platform

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # set ddscan disable

FortiWiFi-60E (platform) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # conf radio-3

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode

disabled    Radio 3 is disabled.

monitor     Radio 3 operates as a dedicated monitor. As a monitor, the radio scans for other WiFi access points and adds them to the Rogue AP monitor list.

sniffer     Radio 3 operates as a sniffer capturing WiFi frames on air.

 

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # set mode monitor

FortiWiFi-60E (radio-3) # end

FortiWiFi-60E (431F) # end