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Wireless Manager (FortiWLM) 8.6.1 Administration Guide

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Adding AP groups to FortiWLM MEA and APs to AP groups

Adding AP groups

To add an AP group:

  1. Click Add on the upper-left of the AP Groups table. The Add AP Groups dialog appears.
  2. Type a name for your AP group in the Name field.
  3. Type a description for your AP group in the Description field. This step is optional.
  4. Select the Group type to be either Static or Dynamic. If you choose the Dynamic option, you will also have to match the Rule Conditions as required.
  5. Select the Usage type to be Device Administration if required. By default, the Monitoring and Service Configuration option is selected.
  6. Click Save. The AP group is created successfully.
Note

You can also add a Sub-group to which you can add APs within an AP group. Select an AP group to add a sub-group to it. The procedure to add a sub-group is similar to that of adding an AP group.

Adding APs to AP groups

To add APs to an AP group:

  1. Select an AP group to which you want to add APs.
  2. Click Add on the upper-left of the Member APs table. The AP Selection dialog appears.
  3. Filter the APs displayed based on the Campus, Building, and Floor fields if required. The filtered results are displayed in the table.
  4. Select the APs you want to be included in the AP group.
  5. Click Save. The selected APs are added to the AP group successfully.

Adding AP groups to FortiWLM MEA and APs to AP groups

Adding AP groups

To add an AP group:

  1. Click Add on the upper-left of the AP Groups table. The Add AP Groups dialog appears.
  2. Type a name for your AP group in the Name field.
  3. Type a description for your AP group in the Description field. This step is optional.
  4. Select the Group type to be either Static or Dynamic. If you choose the Dynamic option, you will also have to match the Rule Conditions as required.
  5. Select the Usage type to be Device Administration if required. By default, the Monitoring and Service Configuration option is selected.
  6. Click Save. The AP group is created successfully.
Note

You can also add a Sub-group to which you can add APs within an AP group. Select an AP group to add a sub-group to it. The procedure to add a sub-group is similar to that of adding an AP group.

Adding APs to AP groups

To add APs to an AP group:

  1. Select an AP group to which you want to add APs.
  2. Click Add on the upper-left of the Member APs table. The AP Selection dialog appears.
  3. Filter the APs displayed based on the Campus, Building, and Floor fields if required. The filtered results are displayed in the table.
  4. Select the APs you want to be included in the AP group.
  5. Click Save. The selected APs are added to the AP group successfully.