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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

ARRP profiles

A default Automatic Radio Resource Provisioning (ARRP) profile named arrp-default is available. You can also create custom ARRP profiles. These ARRP profiles can be assigned in AP profiles. See AP profiles

To view ARRP profiles:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > ARRP Profile.

    The following options are available in the toolbar and right-click menu:

    Create New

    Create a new ARRP profile.

    Edit

    Edit the selected ARRP profile.

    Delete

    Delete the selected ARRP profile.

    Clone

    Clone the selected ARRP profile.

    Where Used

    View where the selected ARRP profile is used.

    Import

    Import ARRP profiles from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

To create custom ARRP profiles:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > ARRP Profile.
  3. In the toolbar, click Create New.

    The Create New ARRP Profile pane opens.

  4. Enter the following information, and click OK to create the ARRP profile:

    Name

    Type a name for the profile.

    Comment

    Optionally, enter comments.

    Selection Period

    Period in seconds to measure average channel load, noise floor, spectral RSSI (0 to 65535, default = 3600).

    Monitor Period

    Period in seconds to measure average transmit retries and receive errors (0 to 65535, default = 300).

    Weight Managed AP

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for managed APs (0 to 65535, default = 50).

    Weight Rogue AP

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for rogue APs (0 to 2000, default = 10).

    Weight Noise Floor

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for noise floor (0 to 2000, default = 40).

    Weight Channel Load

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for channel load (0 to 2000, default = 20).

    Weight Spectral RSSI

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for spectral RSSI (0 to 2000, default = 40).

    Weight Weather Channel

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for weather channel (0 to 2000, default = 1000).

    Weight DFS Channel

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for DFS channel (0 to 2000, default = 500).

    Threshold AP

    Threshold to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to surrounding APs (0 to 500, default = 250).

    Threshold Noise Floor

    Threshold in dBm to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to noise floor (default = -85).

    Threshold Channel Load

    Threshold in percentage to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to channel load (0 to 100, default = 60).

    Threshold Spectral RSSI

    Threshold in dBm to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to spectral RSSI (default = -65).

    Threshold TX Retries

    Threshold in percentage for transmit retries to trigger channel reselection in DARRP monitor stage (0 to 1000, default = 300).

    Threshold RX Errors

    Threshold in percentage for receive errors to trigger channel reselection in DARRP monitor stage (0 to 100, default = 50).

    Include Weather Channel

    Enable/disable use of weather channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 (default = disable).

    Include DFS Channel

    Enable/disable use of DFS channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 (default = disable).

    Advanced Options

    Expand to display and set the advanced options. Hover the mouse over the i icon to view a tooltip of each advanced option.

    For more information, refer to the FortiOS CLI Reference.

To edit a custom ARRP profile:
  1. Select the profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click Edit.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Edit, or double-click a profile.

    The Edit ARRP Profile pane opens.

  3. Edit the settings as required. The profile name cannot be edited.
  4. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete custom ARRP profiles:
  1. Select the ARRP profile or profiles to be deleted. Default profiles cannot be deleted.
  2. In the toolbar, click Delete.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Delete.

  3. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the profile.
To clone a custom ARRP profile:
  1. Select the profile to be cloned.
  2. In the toolbar, click More > Clone.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Clone.

  3. Edit the name of the profile, then edit the remaining settings as required.
  4. Click OK to clone the profile.
To view where an ARRP profile is used:
  1. Select the profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click More > Where Used.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Where Used.

    The Where <profile name> is used pane opens.

  3. Click Close.
To import an ARRP profile:
  1. In the toolbar, click More > Import .

    The Import dialog opens.

  2. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a device. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. From the Profiles dropdown, select the profile(s).
  4. Click OK to import the profile or profiles.

ARRP profiles

A default Automatic Radio Resource Provisioning (ARRP) profile named arrp-default is available. You can also create custom ARRP profiles. These ARRP profiles can be assigned in AP profiles. See AP profiles

To view ARRP profiles:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > ARRP Profile.

    The following options are available in the toolbar and right-click menu:

    Create New

    Create a new ARRP profile.

    Edit

    Edit the selected ARRP profile.

    Delete

    Delete the selected ARRP profile.

    Clone

    Clone the selected ARRP profile.

    Where Used

    View where the selected ARRP profile is used.

    Import

    Import ARRP profiles from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

To create custom ARRP profiles:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > ARRP Profile.
  3. In the toolbar, click Create New.

    The Create New ARRP Profile pane opens.

  4. Enter the following information, and click OK to create the ARRP profile:

    Name

    Type a name for the profile.

    Comment

    Optionally, enter comments.

    Selection Period

    Period in seconds to measure average channel load, noise floor, spectral RSSI (0 to 65535, default = 3600).

    Monitor Period

    Period in seconds to measure average transmit retries and receive errors (0 to 65535, default = 300).

    Weight Managed AP

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for managed APs (0 to 65535, default = 50).

    Weight Rogue AP

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for rogue APs (0 to 2000, default = 10).

    Weight Noise Floor

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for noise floor (0 to 2000, default = 40).

    Weight Channel Load

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for channel load (0 to 2000, default = 20).

    Weight Spectral RSSI

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for spectral RSSI (0 to 2000, default = 40).

    Weight Weather Channel

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for weather channel (0 to 2000, default = 1000).

    Weight DFS Channel

    Weight in DARRP channel score calculation for DFS channel (0 to 2000, default = 500).

    Threshold AP

    Threshold to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to surrounding APs (0 to 500, default = 250).

    Threshold Noise Floor

    Threshold in dBm to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to noise floor (default = -85).

    Threshold Channel Load

    Threshold in percentage to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to channel load (0 to 100, default = 60).

    Threshold Spectral RSSI

    Threshold in dBm to reject channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 due to spectral RSSI (default = -65).

    Threshold TX Retries

    Threshold in percentage for transmit retries to trigger channel reselection in DARRP monitor stage (0 to 1000, default = 300).

    Threshold RX Errors

    Threshold in percentage for receive errors to trigger channel reselection in DARRP monitor stage (0 to 100, default = 50).

    Include Weather Channel

    Enable/disable use of weather channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 (default = disable).

    Include DFS Channel

    Enable/disable use of DFS channel in DARRP channel selection phase 1 (default = disable).

    Advanced Options

    Expand to display and set the advanced options. Hover the mouse over the i icon to view a tooltip of each advanced option.

    For more information, refer to the FortiOS CLI Reference.

To edit a custom ARRP profile:
  1. Select the profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click Edit.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Edit, or double-click a profile.

    The Edit ARRP Profile pane opens.

  3. Edit the settings as required. The profile name cannot be edited.
  4. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete custom ARRP profiles:
  1. Select the ARRP profile or profiles to be deleted. Default profiles cannot be deleted.
  2. In the toolbar, click Delete.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Delete.

  3. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the profile.
To clone a custom ARRP profile:
  1. Select the profile to be cloned.
  2. In the toolbar, click More > Clone.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Clone.

  3. Edit the name of the profile, then edit the remaining settings as required.
  4. Click OK to clone the profile.
To view where an ARRP profile is used:
  1. Select the profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click More > Where Used.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Where Used.

    The Where <profile name> is used pane opens.

  3. Click Close.
To import an ARRP profile:
  1. In the toolbar, click More > Import .

    The Import dialog opens.

  2. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a device. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. From the Profiles dropdown, select the profile(s).
  4. Click OK to import the profile or profiles.