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Fat AP and Cloud AP V200R010C00 Command Reference

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The rf-ping command enables the AP to automatically detect wireless link quality.


rf-ping [ -m time | -c number ] [ -p { be | bk | vi | vo }] * mac-address


Parameter Description Value
-m time Specifies the interval for sending probe data packets. The value is an integer that ranges from 100 to 10000, in milliseconds. The default value is 1000.
-c number Specifies the number of probe data packets sent by the AP. The value is an integer that ranges from 1 to 1000. The default value is 1.
-p { be | bk | vi | vo } Specifies the priority of probe data packets sent by the AP, which can be AC_BE, AC_BK, AC_VI, or AC_VO. If this parameter is not specified, the default priority is AC_BK. -
mac-address Specifies the MAC address of a STA. The value is in H-H-H format. An H is a hexadecimal number of four digits.


WLAN view

Default Level

2: Configuration level

Usage Guidelines

Use Scenario

You can run this command to obtain wireless link parameters, including the signal strength, data rate on the air interface, and packet transmission delay.


STAs have been associated with the APs and gone online.


# Configure the device to automatically detect quality of the link between the AP and STA with the MAC address 14cf-9202-13dc.

<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] wlan
[Huawei-wlan-view] rf-ping 14cf-9202-13dc
 Tx rate=52.0 Mbps, Reply from 14cf-9202-13dc: RSSI=-58 dBm time < 1 ms         
 1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time < 1 ms, RSSI -58 dBm   
Table 17-49  Description of the rf-ping command output



Tx rate Transmission rate.
RSSI Received signal strength.
time Packet transmission delay.
Updated: 2019-11-21

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