Configuring Radio Settings

The current Radio profile is displayed as Default. The default profile cannot be deleted. You can configure 2.4 GHzGigahertz. and 5 GHzGigahertz. radio settings for an Instant AP either using the WebUI or the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions..

In the Old WebUI

To configure radio settings:

1. Click the RF link located directly above the Search bar of the Instant main window.

2. Click Show advanced options. The advanced options are displayed.

3. Click the Radio tab.

4. Under 2.4.GHz band or 5 GHz band, click New.

5. Configure the parameters listed in the following table:

Table 1: Radio Configuration Parameters

Parameter

Description

Name

Enter a name for the 2.4 GHzGigahertz. or 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile.

Zone

Enter the zone name for configuration. The same zone name can be configured on a 2.4 GHzGigahertz. and a 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile. However, the same zone name cannot be configured on two different 2.4 GHzGigahertz. or two different 5 GHzGigahertz. profiles.

Legacy only

Select Enabled to run the radio in non-802.11n802.11n is a wireless networking standard to improve network throughput over the two previous standards, 802.11a and 802.11g. With 802.11n, there will be a significant increase in the maximum raw data rate from 54 Mbps to 600 Mbps with the use of four spatial streams at a channel width of 40 MHz. mode. This option is set to Disabled by default.

802.11d / 802.11h

Select Enabled to allow the radio to advertise its 802.11d802.11d is a wireless network communications specification for use in countries where systems using other standards in the 802.11 family are not allowed to operate. Configuration can be fine-tuned at the Media Access Control (MAC) layer level to comply with the rules of the country or district in which the network is to be used. Rules are subject to variation and include allowed frequencies, allowed power levels, and allowed signal bandwidth. 802.11d facilitates global roaming. (Country Information) and 802.11h802.11h is intended to resolve interference issues introduced by the use of 802.11a in some locations, particularly with military Radar systems and medical devices. Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) detects the presence of other devices on a channel and automatically switches the network to another channel if and when such signals are detected. Transmit Power Control (TPC) reduces the radio frequency (RF) output power of each network transmitter to a level that minimizes the risk of interference. TPCTransmit Power Control. TPC is a part of the 802.11h amendment. It is used to regulate the power levels used by 802.11a radio cards. capabilities. This option is set to Disabled by default.

Beacon interval

Enter the Beacon period for the Instant AP in milliseconds. This indicates how often the 802.11802.11 is an evolving family of specifications for wireless LANs developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 802.11 standards use the Ethernet protocol and Carrier Sense Multiple Access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA) for path sharing. beacon management frames are transmitted by the access point. You can specify a value within the range of 60-500. The default value is 100 milliseconds.

Interference immunity level

Select to increase the immunity level to improve performance in high-interference environments.

The default immunity level is 2.

Level 0—no ANI adaptation.

Level 1—Noise immunity only. This level enables power-based packet detection by controlling the amount of power increase that makes a radio aware that it has received a packet.

Level 2—Noise and spur immunity. This level also controls the detection of OFDMOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. OFDM is a scheme for encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies. packets, and is the default setting for the Noise Immunity feature.

Level 3—Level 2 settings and weak OFDMOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. OFDM is a scheme for encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies. immunity. This level minimizes false detects on the radio due to interference, but may also reduce radio sensitivity. This level is recommended for environments with a high-level of interference related to 2.4 GHzGigahertz. appliances such as cordless phones.

Level 4—Level 3 settings, and FIR immunity. At this level, the Instant AP adjusts its sensitivity to in-band power, which can improve performance in environments with high and constant levels of noise interference.

Level 5—The Instant AP completely disables PHY error reporting, improving performance by eliminating the time the Instant AP would spend on PHY processing.

NOTE: Increasing the immunity level makes the Instant AP to lose a small amount of range.

Background spectrum monitoring

Select Enabled to allow the Instant APs in access mode to continue with normal access service to clients, while performing additional function of monitoring RFRadio Frequency. RF refers to the electromagnetic wave frequencies within a range of 3 kHz to 300 GHz, including the frequencies used for communications or Radar signals. interference (from both neighboring Instant APs and non Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. sources such as, microwavesElectromagnetic energy with a frequency higher than 1 GHz, corresponding to wavelength shorter than 30 centimeters. and cordless phones) on the channel they are currently serving clients.

Customize ARM power range

Select the check box and select a minimum (Min power) and maximum (Max power) power range value for the 2.4 GHzGigahertz. and 5 GHzGigahertz. bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. frequencies. The default value is 3 dBmDecibel-Milliwatts. dBm is a logarithmic measurement (integer) that is typically used in place of mW to represent receive-power level. AMP normalizes all signals to dBm, so that it is easy to evaluate performance between various vendors.. Unlike the configuration in the ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. profile, the transmit power of all radios in the Radio profile do not share the same configuration.

Very high throughput

Ensure that this check box is selected to enable VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. on 802.11ac802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family that provides high-throughput WLANs on the 5 GHz band. devices with 5 GHzGigahertz. radio. If VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. is enabled for the 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile on an Instant AP, it is automatically enabled for all SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network. configured on an Instant AP. By default, VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. is enabled on all SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network..

If you want the 802.11ac802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family that provides high-throughput WLANs on the 5 GHz band. Instant APs to function as 802.11n802.11n is a wireless networking standard to improve network throughput over the two previous standards, 802.11a and 802.11g. With 802.11n, there will be a significant increase in the maximum raw data rate from 54 Mbps to 600 Mbps with the use of four spatial streams at a channel width of 40 MHz. Instant APs, clear the check box to disable VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. on these devices.

Smart antenna

This value is Disabled by default. Select Enabled to allow smart antenna polarization on the IAP-335 access points support the smart antenna feature. This feature helps optimize the selection of antenna polarization values based on data collected from the training of polarization pattern combinations. This feature identifies the clients most likely to benefit from smart antenna polarization, based on the average RSSIReceived Signal Strength Indicator. RSSI is a mechanism by which RF energy is measured by the circuitry on a wireless NIC (0-255). The RSSI is not standard across vendors. Each vendor determines its own RSSI scale/values. of the received frames and the number of streams. This feature uses frame-based antenna training, which allows the Instant AP to cycle through training combinations and collect statistics without causing any impact on the client. At the end of the training sequence, the Instant AP selects the best antenna polarization based on these collected statistics. The smart antenna feature does not support optimized antenna polarization for clients using Single-User or Multi-User transmit beamforming, and will use default polarization values for these clients.

ARM/WIDS Override

By default, WIDSWireless Intrusion Detection System. WIDS is an application that detects the attacks on a wireless network or wireless system. protection is on dynamic mode. If an Instant AP is heavily loaded with client traffic and the CPUCentral Processing Unit. A CPU is an electronic circuitry in a computer for processing instructions. utilization exceeds the threshold limit, the WIDSWireless Intrusion Detection System. WIDS is an application that detects the attacks on a wireless network or wireless system. processing is suspended. This causes more CPUCentral Processing Unit. A CPU is an electronic circuitry in a computer for processing instructions. cycles to handle the client traffic. When the CPUCentral Processing Unit. A CPU is an electronic circuitry in a computer for processing instructions. utilization is within the the threshold limit, the WIDSWireless Intrusion Detection System. WIDS is an application that detects the attacks on a wireless network or wireless system. processing is resumed. When ARM/WIDS Override is off, the Instant AP will always process frames for WIDSWireless Intrusion Detection System. WIDS is an application that detects the attacks on a wireless network or wireless system. purposes even when it is heavily loaded with client traffic. When ARM/WIDS Override on, the Instant AP will stop process frames for WIDSWireless Intrusion Detection System. WIDS is an application that detects the attacks on a wireless network or wireless system. purposes regardless of whether the Instant AP is heavily loaded or not. The WIDSWireless Intrusion Detection System. WIDS is an application that detects the attacks on a wireless network or wireless system. functionality will not take effect.

6. Click OK in the New radio profile window.

7. Click OK in the RFRadio Frequency. RF refers to the electromagnetic wave frequencies within a range of 3 kHz to 300 GHz, including the frequencies used for communications or Radar signals. window.

In the New WebUI

To configure radio settings:

1. Navigate to Configuration > RF page.

2. Click Show advanced options at the bottom of the page.

3. Expand Radio.

4. Under 2.4.GHz band or 5 GHz band, click +.

5. Configure the parameters listed in the following table:

Table 2: Radio Configuration Parameters

Parameter

Description

Name

Enter a name for the 2.4 GHzGigahertz. or 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile.

Zone

Enter the zone name for configuration. The same zone name can be configured on a 2.4 GHzGigahertz. and a 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile. However, the same zone name cannot be configured on two different 2.4 GHzGigahertz. or two different 5 GHzGigahertz. profiles.

Legacy only

Click the toggle switch to run the radio in non-802.11n802.11n is a wireless networking standard to improve network throughput over the two previous standards, 802.11a and 802.11g. With 802.11n, there will be a significant increase in the maximum raw data rate from 54 Mbps to 600 Mbps with the use of four spatial streams at a channel width of 40 MHz. mode. This option is disabled by default.

802.11d / 802.11h

Click the toggle switch to allow the radio to advertise its 802.11d802.11d is a wireless network communications specification for use in countries where systems using other standards in the 802.11 family are not allowed to operate. Configuration can be fine-tuned at the Media Access Control (MAC) layer level to comply with the rules of the country or district in which the network is to be used. Rules are subject to variation and include allowed frequencies, allowed power levels, and allowed signal bandwidth. 802.11d facilitates global roaming. (Country Information) and 802.11h802.11h is intended to resolve interference issues introduced by the use of 802.11a in some locations, particularly with military Radar systems and medical devices. Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) detects the presence of other devices on a channel and automatically switches the network to another channel if and when such signals are detected. Transmit Power Control (TPC) reduces the radio frequency (RF) output power of each network transmitter to a level that minimizes the risk of interference. TPCTransmit Power Control. TPC is a part of the 802.11h amendment. It is used to regulate the power levels used by 802.11a radio cards. capabilities. This option is disabled by default.

Beacon interval

Enter the Beacon period for the Instant AP in milliseconds. This indicates how often the 802.11802.11 is an evolving family of specifications for wireless LANs developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 802.11 standards use the Ethernet protocol and Carrier Sense Multiple Access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA) for path sharing. beacon management frames are transmitted by the access point. You can specify a value within the range of 60-500. The default value is 100 milliseconds.

Interference immunity level

Select to increase the immunity level to improve performance in high-interference environments.

The default immunity level is 2.

Level 1—Noise immunity only. This level enables power-based packet detection by controlling the amount of power increase that makes a radio aware that it has received a packet.

Level 2—Noise and spur immunity. This level also controls the detection of OFDMOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. OFDM is a scheme for encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies. packets, and is the default setting for the Noise Immunity feature.

Level 3—Level 2 settings and weak OFDMOrthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. OFDM is a scheme for encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies. immunity. This level minimizes false detects on the radio due to interference, but may also reduce radio sensitivity. This level is recommended for environments with a high-level of interference related to 2.4 GHzGigahertz. appliances such as cordless phones.

Level 4—Level 3 settings, and FIR immunity. At this level, the Instant AP adjusts its sensitivity to in-band power, which can improve performance in environments with high and constant levels of noise interference.

Level 5—The Instant AP completely disables PHY error reporting, improving performance by eliminating the time the Instant AP would spend on PHY processing.

NOTE: Increasing the immunity level makes the Instant AP to lose a small amount of range.

Channel switch announcement count

Specify the count to indicate the number of channel switching announcements that must be sent before switching to a new channel. This allows associated clients to recover gracefully from a channel change.

Background spectrum monitoring

Click the toggle switch to allow the Instant APs in access mode to continue with normal access service to clients, while performing additional function of monitoring RFRadio Frequency. RF refers to the electromagnetic wave frequencies within a range of 3 kHz to 300 GHz, including the frequencies used for communications or Radar signals. interference (from both neighboring Instant APs and non Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. sources such as, microwavesElectromagnetic energy with a frequency higher than 1 GHz, corresponding to wavelength shorter than 30 centimeters. and cordless phones) on the channel they are currently serving clients.

Customize ARM power range

Click the toggle switch and select a minimum (Min power) and maximum (Max power) power range value for the 2.4 GHzGigahertz. and 5 GHzGigahertz. bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. frequencies. The default value is 3 dBmDecibel-Milliwatts. dBm is a logarithmic measurement (integer) that is typically used in place of mW to represent receive-power level. AMP normalizes all signals to dBm, so that it is easy to evaluate performance between various vendors.. Unlike the configuration in the ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. profile, the transmit power of all radios in the Radio profile do not share the same configuration.

Very high throughput

Ensure that this check box is selected to enable VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. on 802.11ac802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family that provides high-throughput WLANs on the 5 GHz band. devices with 5 GHzGigahertz. radio. If VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. is enabled for the 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile on anInstant AP, it is automatically enabled for all SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network. configured on anInstant AP. By default, VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. is enabled on all SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network..

If you want the 802.11ac802.11ac is a wireless networking standard in the 802.11 family that provides high-throughput WLANs on the 5 GHz band. Instant APs to function as 802.11n802.11n is a wireless networking standard to improve network throughput over the two previous standards, 802.11a and 802.11g. With 802.11n, there will be a significant increase in the maximum raw data rate from 54 Mbps to 600 Mbps with the use of four spatial streams at a channel width of 40 MHz. Instant APs, clear the check box to disable VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. on these devices.

Smart antenna

This value is Disabled by default. Select Enabled to allow smart antenna polarization on the IAP-335 access points support the smart antenna feature. This feature helps optimize the selection of antenna polarization values based on data collected from the training of polarization pattern combinations. This feature identifies the clients most likely to benefit from smart antenna polarization, based on the average RSSIReceived Signal Strength Indicator. RSSI is a mechanism by which RF energy is measured by the circuitry on a wireless NIC (0-255). The RSSI is not standard across vendors. Each vendor determines its own RSSI scale/values. of the received frames and the number of streams. This feature uses frame-based antenna training, which allows the Instant AP to cycle through training combinations and collect statistics without causing any impact on the client. At the end of the training sequence, the Instant AP selects the best antenna polarization based on these collected statistics. The smart antenna feature does not support optimized antenna polarization for clients using Single-User or Multi-User transmit beamforming, and will use default polarization values for these clients.

5. Click OK.

6. Click Save.

In the CLI

To configure 2.4 GHzGigahertz. radio settings:

(Instant AP)(config)# rf dot11g-radio-profile

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# beacon-interval <milliseconds>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# legacy-mode

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# spectrum-monitor

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# dot11h

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# interference-immunity <level>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# csa-count <count>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# max-distance <count>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# max-tx-power <db>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# min-tx-power <db>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# smart-antenna

To configure 5 GHzGigahertz. radio settings:

(Instant AP)(config)# rf dot11a-radio-profile

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# beacon-interval <milliseconds>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# legacy-mode

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# spectrum-monitor

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# spectrum-band <type>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# dot11h

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# interference-immunity <level>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# max-distance <count>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# max-tx-power <db>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# min-tx-power <db>

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# smart-antenna

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# csa-count <count>

To disable VHTVery High Throughput. IEEE 802.11ac is an emerging VHT WLAN standard that could achieve physical data rates of close to 7 Gbps for the 5 GHz band. on a 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile:

(Instant AP)(config)# rf dot11a-radio-profile

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# very-high-throughput-disable

To view the radio configuration:

(Instant AP)# show radio config

 

2.4 GHz:

Legacy Mode:enable

Beacon Interval:100

802.11d/802.11h:enable

Interference Immunity Level:2

Channel Switch Announcement Count:0

MAX Distance:600

Channel Reuse Type:disable

Channel Reuse Threshold:0

Background Spectrum Monitor:disable

 

5.0 GHz:

Legacy Mode:enable

Beacon Interval:100

802.11d/802.11h:enable

Interference Immunity Level:2

Channel Switch Announcement Count:2

MAX Distance:600

Channel Reuse Type:disable

Channel Reuse Threshold:0

Background Spectrum Monitor:disable

Standalone Spectrum Band:5ghz-upper

Configuring Cell Size Reduction using the CLI

The Cell Size Reduction feature allows you to manage dense deployments and to increase overall system performance and capacity by shrinking an Instant APs receive coverage area, thereby minimizing co-channel interference and optimizing channel reuse.

The default 0 dBDecibel. Unit of measure for sound or noise and is the difference or ratio between two signal levels. reduction allows the radio to retain its current default Rx sensitivity value.

Values from 1 dBDecibel. Unit of measure for sound or noise and is the difference or ratio between two signal levels.–55 dBDecibel. Unit of measure for sound or noise and is the difference or ratio between two signal levels. reduce the power level that the radio can hear by that amount. If you configure this feature to use a non-default value, you must also reduce the radio’s transmission power to match its new received (Rx) power level. Failure to match a device’s Tx power level to its Rx power level can result in a configuration that allows the radio to send messages to a device that it cannot hear.

To configure Cell Size Reduction for 2.4 GHzGigahertz. radio profile in the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions.:

(Instant AP)(config)# rf dot11g-radio-profile

(Instant AP)(RF dot11g Radio Profile)# cell-size-reduction <reduction>

To configure Cell Size Reduction for 5 GHzGigahertz. radio profile in the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions.:

(Instant AP)(config)# rf dot11a-radio-profile

(Instant AP)(RF dot11a Radio Profile)# cell-size-reduction <reduction>

ARM Channel Selection using the CLI

Starting from Instant 6.5.0.0-4.3.0.0, Instant APs can search for a new environment in a short span of time, so that the ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. is triggered to perform frequent scanning and selection of a valid channel for transmission.

By default, the ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. is triggered to scan all the channels every 10 seconds, and select the best channel for transmission. But when the Instant AP is in a new environment, ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. is triggered to perform frequent scanning of the non-DFSDynamic Frequency Selection. DFS is a mandate for radio systems operating in the 5 GHz band to be equipped with means to identify and avoid interference with Radar systems. channels every 200 milliseconds, and select the best available channel for transmission. The ap-frequent-scan command is introduced in the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. to enable the Instant APs to trigger frequent scanning of transmission signals on a radio profile.

 

Wireless connection is affected for a few seconds when the frequent scanning of non-DFSDynamic Frequency Selection. DFS is a mandate for radio systems operating in the 5 GHz band to be equipped with means to identify and avoid interference with Radar systems. channels is ongoing. The connection is re-established after the ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. selects a valid channel. Typically, a frequent scanning session lasts for less than 10 seconds.

Perform the following checks before scanning:

The DFSDynamic Frequency Selection. DFS is a mandate for radio systems operating in the 5 GHz band to be equipped with means to identify and avoid interference with Radar systems. channels must be skipped (this is done to avoid delays in scanning).

The Instant AP must be on stand-alone mode.

The client-aware parameter must be disabled in the ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. profile.

In the CLI

The following example triggers ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. scanning on a 2.4 GHzGigahertz. frequency bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. radio profile:

(Instant AP)# ap-frequent-scan 2.4

To verify the status of ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. scanning:

(Instant AP)# show ap debug am-config

Support for channels 169 and 173 on Outdoor Instant AP

Starting from Aruba Instant 8.4.0.0, 5 GHzGigahertz. bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. on an outdoor Instant AP includes the 169 and 173 channels. These channels are currently supported only in India.