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Fat AP and Cloud AP V200R010C00 Command Reference

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work-mode

work-mode

Function

The work-mode command sets the radio working mode in the radio profile view.

The undo work-mode command restores the default radio working mode.

By default, AP radios work in normal mode.

Format

work-mode { monitor | normal }

undo work-mode

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Value

monitor

Indicates the monitor mode.

-

normal

Indicates the normal mode.

-

Views

Radio interface view

Default Level

2: Configuration level

Usage Guidelines

Usage Scenario

An AP can work in two modes:
  • normal: indicates the normal mode.
    • If air scan functions (such as WIDS and terminal location) are disabled on a radio, the radio is used to transmit common WLAN services.
    • If air scan functions are enabled on a radio, the radio transmits common WLAN services and also provides the monitoring function. A transient increase in the WLAN service latency may occur, which does not affect network access. However, if any latency-sensitive service (such as videoconferencing) is running, it is recommended that a separate radio be used for air scan.
  • monitor: indicates the monitor mode.

    In this mode, the radio can only transmit WLAN services scanned by the air interface but cannot transmit common WLAN services.

Precautions

  • The change of the radio working mode can lead to interrupted services. Users cannot associate with the AP when its radio is working in monitoring mode.

  • In monitor mode, the working channels and power of AP radios change at any time. In this situation, the working channels and power of the AP radios display as -.

Example

# Set the working mode of radio 0 to monitor.
<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] interface wlan-radio 0/0/0
[Huawei-wlan-Radio0/0/0] work-mode monitor
Warning: Modify the work mode may cause business interruption, continue?[y/n]
:y
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Updated: 2019-11-21

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