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Router as an AC

Created: Jun 29, 2017 12:44:32Latest reply: Jun 30, 2017 12:35:40 1548 2 0 0 0
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I have a router AR2200 series and I want to configure it as an Access Controller. My AP model is AP8130DN. Am new to Huawei products and would really like a guide on this as I continue learning Huawei.
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blacktiger
Created Jun 29, 2017 14:15:53

This post was last edited by yaba.mobhe at 2017-06-29 14:17. Please click http://support.huawei.com/ehedex ... eTime=1498745622074

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WLAN Configuration

Context

On the web platform, you can create, modify, and query a WLAN.

Procedure

  • Creating a common WLAN service
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.

      Figure 1 WLAN Configuration 
      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001001.png

    2. In WLAN, click Create and select Common WLAN Service.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001002.png

    3. In Selected AP, click Add. In the AP dialog box, select an AP, and click OK.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001003.png

    4. Set parameters described in Table 1.
    5. In Selected Service Set, click Add. In the Service Set dialog box, select a service set, and click OK.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001004.png

    6. Click OK. The common WLAN service is added to the WLAN list.

      Table 1 Parameters for creating a common WLAN service

      Parameter

      Description

      AP profile

      AP profile.

      Radio

      Radio specified for a WLAN.

      Radio profile

      Radio profile.

      Channel bandwidth

      Channel bandwidth of the specified radio on the AP. When multiple APs are selected, this parameter is configurable only when the APs are in the same AP region.

      Channel
      Channel of the specified radio on the AP.
      NOTE:

      After an AP region is configured, this parameter can be set to a channel supported by the AP region.

      To avoid signal interference, ensure that neighboring APs work on different channels.

      Power level

      Power level of a specified radio on the AP.

      By default, the power level of a radio is 0, indicating full power. The power level depends on the AP type. The power decreases 1 dBm each time when the power level value increases one.

  • Creating a WDS
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.
    2. In WLAN, click Create and select Wireless Distribution System(WDS).

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001005.png

    3. In Selected AP, click Add. In the AP dialog box, select an AP, and click OK.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001003.png

      icon-note.gif NOTE:

      Middle and leaf APs must be added to the AC in offline mode. Otherwise, they cannot go online.

    4. Set parameters described in Table 2.
    5. Click OK. The WDS is added to the WLAN list.

      Table 2 Parameters for creating a WDS

      Parameter

      Description

      AP profile

      For details, see Table 1.

      Radio

      For details, see Table 1.

      Radio profile

      For details, see Table 1.

      Bridge mode

      Working mode of the bridge.

      Bridge whitelist status

      Enables or disables the WDS bridge whitelist.

      Channel bandwidth

      For details, see Table 1.

      Channel

      For details, see Table 1.

      Power level

      For details, see Table 1.

      Bridge profile

      Bridge profile.

  • Modifying a wireless network configuration
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.
    2. In WLAN, click edit.png corresponding to a record.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001006.png

    3. In the Modify WLAN Configuration dialog box that is displayed, set parameters described in Table 1Table 2.
    4. Click OK.
  • Deleting a wireless network configuration
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.
    2. In WLAN, select a configuration record and click Delete. In the Information dialog box that is displayed, click OK.
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blacktiger
blacktiger Created Jun 29, 2017 14:15:53

This post was last edited by yaba.mobhe at 2017-06-29 14:17. Please click http://support.huawei.com/ehedex ... eTime=1498745622074

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WLAN Configuration

Context

On the web platform, you can create, modify, and query a WLAN.

Procedure

  • Creating a common WLAN service
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.

      Figure 1 WLAN Configuration 
      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001001.png

    2. In WLAN, click Create and select Common WLAN Service.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001002.png

    3. In Selected AP, click Add. In the AP dialog box, select an AP, and click OK.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001003.png

    4. Set parameters described in Table 1.
    5. In Selected Service Set, click Add. In the Service Set dialog box, select a service set, and click OK.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001004.png

    6. Click OK. The common WLAN service is added to the WLAN list.

      Table 1 Parameters for creating a common WLAN service

      Parameter

      Description

      AP profile

      AP profile.

      Radio

      Radio specified for a WLAN.

      Radio profile

      Radio profile.

      Channel bandwidth

      Channel bandwidth of the specified radio on the AP. When multiple APs are selected, this parameter is configurable only when the APs are in the same AP region.

      Channel
      Channel of the specified radio on the AP.
      NOTE:

      After an AP region is configured, this parameter can be set to a channel supported by the AP region.

      To avoid signal interference, ensure that neighboring APs work on different channels.

      Power level

      Power level of a specified radio on the AP.

      By default, the power level of a radio is 0, indicating full power. The power level depends on the AP type. The power decreases 1 dBm each time when the power level value increases one.

  • Creating a WDS
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.
    2. In WLAN, click Create and select Wireless Distribution System(WDS).

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001005.png

    3. In Selected AP, click Add. In the AP dialog box, select an AP, and click OK.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001003.png

      icon-note.gif NOTE:

      Middle and leaf APs must be added to the AC in offline mode. Otherwise, they cannot go online.

    4. Set parameters described in Table 2.
    5. Click OK. The WDS is added to the WLAN list.

      Table 2 Parameters for creating a WDS

      Parameter

      Description

      AP profile

      For details, see Table 1.

      Radio

      For details, see Table 1.

      Radio profile

      For details, see Table 1.

      Bridge mode

      Working mode of the bridge.

      Bridge whitelist status

      Enables or disables the WDS bridge whitelist.

      Channel bandwidth

      For details, see Table 1.

      Channel

      For details, see Table 1.

      Power level

      For details, see Table 1.

      Bridge profile

      Bridge profile.

  • Modifying a wireless network configuration
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.
    2. In WLAN, click edit.png corresponding to a record.

      fig_dc_ar_webhelp_wlan-ac_001006.png

    3. In the Modify WLAN Configuration dialog box that is displayed, set parameters described in Table 1Table 2.
    4. Click OK.
  • Deleting a wireless network configuration
    1. Choose WLAN AC > WLAN Configuration.
    2. In WLAN, select a configuration record and click Delete. In the Information dialog box that is displayed, click OK.
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MoRys
MoRys Created Jun 30, 2017 12:35:40

Thanks a lot. How do we add APs to the controller? Is it automatic or manual?
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