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WLAN V200R008C10 Typical Configuration Examples

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Example for Switching an Online Fit AP to the Fat Mode Through the AC

Example for Switching an Online Fit AP to the Fat Mode Through the AC

Applicable Scope

All APs that properly go online on an AC

Applicable version: V200R007, V200R008, V200R009 and V200R010

Applicable models: APs supporting both the Fit and Fat modes

In centralized management mode, you can manage the upgrade and mode switching for a single AP or APs of the same model or in the same group on the AC. This example describes how to switch the working mode of a single AP.

Networking Scenario

Log in to the AC through the web platform, without the need to adjust the networking or cable connection.

Quick Configuration

This section helps you quickly configure an AP, without the need to read the entire document. If you are not familiar with the product or operation, read the detailed guidance in the following sections.




Prepare the environment: Download the Fat AP software package of the target version to the PC where you log in to the AC.


Check AP information: Log in to the web platform of the AC, choose Monitoring > AP, and view information about the AP, including the IP address, model, and version.


Load the software package to the AP: Choose Maintenance > AP Maintenance > AP Upgrade,, select the upgrade mode, and upload the software package, and upgrade the AP. You can check the upgrade progress on the Upgrade Status page. The upgrade state is displayed success after around 2 minutes (requiring mode switching).


To switch the working mode for APs in a batch, select an AP model or group on this page to determine the upgrade scope and select the immediate or scheduled upgrade mode.


Start the switching: Choose Configuration > AP Config > AP Config, modify AP mode as fat. The AP restarts. The restart takes around 2 minutes.


Verify the switching: Log in to the AC using the CLI console on the web platform, STelnet to the AP and check the working mode of the AP.

Configuration Procedure

  1. Prepare the environment.

    The following is used as an example. Prepare your environment based on site requirements.




    Operating system: Windows 7

    Browser:Google Chrome

    IP address:


    Model: AC6605

    Version: V200R007C20

    Management IP address:

    Administrator account: Telnet and web platform

    • User name: admin
    • Password: huawei@123


    Model: AP4050DN

    Version: V200R007C20

    Information for the radio used by the AP to go online:

    • IP address:
    • User name: admin (default)
    • Password: (default)
    • STelnet login port number: 22 (default)

    # Log in to Huawei enterprise technical support website (, download the Fat AP software package, and store the package on the PC.

  2. Check AP information.

    # Enter the IP address of the AC in the browser of the AC. Enter the user name and password to log in to the web platform. If a security connection prompt is displayed, continue with the operation.

    # Choose Monitoring > AP. Search for the target AP in AP List, check AP information, and record the IP address of the AP. Continue with the following operations only when the AP status is normal or ver-mismatch.

  3. Load the software package to the AP.

    # Choose Maintenance > AP Maintenance > AP Upgrade, select the software package stored on the PC, and upload the upgrade file to the AC.

    # Under AP Upgrade, select the target AP.

    # Select the target software package and click Upgrade.

    # Click the Upgrade Status tab to upgrade the AP upgrade progress. The upgrade takes around 2 minutes.

  4. Start the switching.

    # Go to AP Config page.

    # Select AP, click Modify, select AP mode as fat, and click OK. The AP will restart and the restart takes around 2 minutes.

  5. Verify the switching.

    # Click the CLI button, download and run the script as prompted, and enable Telnet through the URL.

    # In the Telnet window, enter the user name and password to log in to the AC, STelnet to the AP to view AP information. The AP is working in Fat mode.

    Warning: Telnet is not a secure protocol, and it is recommended to use Stelnet.
    Login authentication
    Password:huawei@123  //For information security, characters you entered are invisible.
    <AC6605> system-view
    Enter system view, return user view with Ctrl+Z.
    [AC6605] stelnet  //Log in to the target AP from the AC.
    Please input the username:admin
    Trying ...
    Press CTRL+K to abort
    Connected to ...
    Enter  //For information security, characters you entered are invisible.
    Info: Current mode: Fat (working independently).
    Warning: The default country code is CN. Ensure that AP radio attributes comply 
    with laws and regulations in different countries. Do you want to change the 
    country code? [Y/N]:n
    Info: You are advised to change the password to ensure security.
    <ap1> system-view
    [ap1] display version
    Huawei Versatile Routing Platform Software
    VRP (R) software, Version 5.170 (AP4050DN FAT V200R007C20SPCa00)

Updated: 2019-03-30

Document ID: EDOC1000184389

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