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Fit AP V200R010C00 Command Reference

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ap-mode-switch ftp

ap-mode-switch ftp


The ap-mode-switch command connects an AP to an FTP server to download the system software file for switching AP running mode.


ap-mode-switch ftp filename server-ip-address user-name password [ port ]

ap-mode-switch { fat | cloud } ftpfilename server-ip-address user-name password [ port ]

Table 2-26  Command support of APs

AP Model

Whether the ap-mode-switch ftp Command Is Supported

Whether the ap-mode-switch { fat | cloud } ftp Command Is Supported







Other AP models do not support the preceding commands.






Switches a Fit AP to Fat AP.


Switches a Fit AP to cloud AP.



Specifies the name of the system software file on an FTP server.

The value is a string of 1 to 127 characters without spaces. The system software file has an extension name of .bin.


Specifies the IP address of an FTP server.

The value is in dotted decimal notation.


Specifies the number of the FTP server port to which the AP connects.

The value is an integer that ranges from 0 to 65535. The default value is 21.


Specifies the user name for logging in to an FTP server.

The value is a string of 1 to 31 characters without spaces.

The value cannot be keywords in the command lines, such as ftp, tftp, or sftp.


Specifies the password for logging in to an FTP server.

The value is a string of 1 to 31 characters without spaces.

The value cannot be keywords in the command lines, such as ftp, tftp, or sftp.


System view

Default Level

3: Management level

Usage Guidelines

Usage Scenario

To use the FTP server to switch a Fit AP to Fat AP or cloud AP, run the ap-mode-switch ftp command to switch the system software file of the AP.


The system software file has been uploaded to the FTP server.

It has been confirmed that the file system allows switching between a Fit AP and a Fat AP using the ap-mode-switch check command.

Only AP5030DN, AP5130DN, AP4030DN, AP4130DN, AP9131DN, AP9132DN, AP5010DN-AGN support this command.


# Use the FTP server ( to switch the AP5030DN running mode from Fat AP to Fit AP.

<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] ap-mode-switch ftp AP5030DN_V200R010C00.bin admin admin
Warning: System will reboot, if you want to switch to upgrade-assistant-package.
 Are you sure to execute these operations ? [Y/N]: y

# Use the FTP server ( to switch the AP6050DN running mode from Fit AP to Fat AP.

<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] ap-mode-switch fat ftp AP6050DN_V200R010C00.bin admin admin
Warning:  The system will reboot and start in fat mode of V200R010C00. Continue ? [y/n]: y
Updated: 2019-07-18

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