AP naming convention

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For APs produced before 2013, the meanings of each letter or digit in an AP's name (for example, AP6510DN) are described as follows:
- 6: product class and application scenario (2: SOHO; 3: SMB; 5: economical model; 6: standard model; 7: enhanced model; 8: reserved; 9: special scenario)
- 5: product type (0: indoor settled AP; 1: indoor industrial AP; 3: indoor distributed AP; 5: outdoor AP; 6: bridge AP; 2/7/8/9: reserved)
- 1: product evolution
- 0: reserved for product differences
- D: frequency band mode (D: dual-band; S: single-band)
- N: antenna type (N: normal antennas; E: smart antennas)

For APs produced after 2013, the meanings of each letter or digit in an AP's name (for example, AP5030DN) are described as follows:
- 5: product class and application scenario (2: SOHO; 3: SMB; 5: indoor economical model; 6: indoor standard model; 7: indoor enhanced model; 8: outdoor model; 9: special scenario)
- 0: product type (0: AP with built-in antennas; 1: AP with external antennas)
- 3: product evolution (1/2: 802.11n AP; 3: 802.11ac Wave 1 AP; 5: 802.11ac Wave 2 AP)
- 0: reserved for product differences
- D: frequency band mode (D: dual-band; S: single-band)
- N: antenna type (N: normal antennas; E: smart antennas)

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Common operations for managing WLAN APs
Common operations for managing APs 1. Log in to an AC and change an AP's login user name and password. - V200R005: [HUAWEI] wlan [HUAWEI-wlan-view] wlan ap username huawei password cipher Enter the password (plain-text password of 8-32 characters or cipher-text password of 32 or 56 characters): Confirm password: [HUAWEI-wlan-view] commit ap 1 //Run the display ap command to obtain the AP ID if you forget the AP's login password. Warning: Committing configuration may cause service interruption, continue?[Y/N] :y To restore the default user name and password, run the undo wlan ap username command. By default, the user name is admin and password is admin@huawei.com. - V200R006: [HUAWEI] wlan [HUAWEI-wlan-view] ap-reset ap-id 1 Enter the password (plain-text password of 8-32 characters or cipher-text password of 48 or 68 characters): Confirm password: To restore the default user name and password, run the undo ap username command. By default, the user name is admin and password is admin@huawei.com. 2. Restart an AP. - V200R005: [HUAWEI] wlan [HUAWEI-wlan-view] ap-reset id 1 Warning: Reset AP, continue?[Y/N]:y Operation on the web platform: Choose Configuration > AP Management > AP Information. Select an AP and click Restart. - V200R006: [HUAWEI] wlan [HUAWEI-wlan-view] ap-reset ap-id 1 Warning: Reset AP, continue?[Y/N]:y Operation on the web platform: Choose Maintenance > AP Maintenance > AP Restart. Select an AP and click Restart. 3. Restore factory settings. - V200R005: Run the ap-manufacturer-config id ap-id command to restore factory settings of an AP. - V200R005: Run the ap manufacturer-config { ap-name ap-name | ap-mac ap-mac | ap-id ap-id } command to restore factory settings of an AP. 4. Change the AP name. - V200R005: [HUAWEI-wlan-view] ap id 1 [HUAWEI-wlan-ap-1] ap-sysname ap_01 Operation on the web platform: Choose Configuration > AP Management > AP Information. Click the icon of a specific AP and change the AP name. - V200R006: [HUAWEI-wlan-view] ap-rename ap-name N1-2 new-name N2-2 Operation on the web platform: Choose Configuration > AP Configuration > AP Information. Click the name of a specific AP and change the AP name. 5. Delete an AP. - V200R005: [HUAWEI-wlan-view] undo ap id xx Operation on the web platform: Choose Configuration > AP Management > AP Information. Select an AP and click Delete. If ACs work in active/standby mode, you are advised to disconnect the AP and delete the AP from both the active and standby ACs. - V200R006: [AC6605-wlan-view] undo ap-id xx Operation on the web platform: Choose Configuration > AP Configuration > AP Information. Select an AP and click Delete. If ACs work in active/standby mode, you are advised to disconnect the AP and delete the AP from both the active and standby ACs. 6. IP addresses of APs cannot be modified on an AC.

Display sequence of APs on an AC
After AP names are changed on an AC6605, the sequence of the top five APs remains unchanged. For V200R003, APs are sorted in ascending order according to character strings of AP names (for example, 1 10 11�? 20). For V200R005, APs are sorted according to numeric values of AP names.

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