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You can change the admin name, change the password, and configure management settings.

Account to manage this device

We recommend that you change the administrator credentials to improve the security of your access point. You can configure the following settings:

  • Administrator name: Sets the access point administrator name. It must be between 4 and 16 letters and numbers.
  • Administrator password: Sets the access point administrator password. Must include the following:

    • At least one special character from -+@!%*#?=.
    • At least one number.
    • At least one letter.
    • At least ten characters long.

Advanced settings

You can change the hostname and configure management options.

  • Hostname: Sets the name of the access point. It can be 1 and 32 letters and numbers.
  • HTTPS port: Sets the port to use when accessing the access point over HTTPS. The default is 443. It an be any other port between 1024 and 65535.
  • Management protocol: Turn the following management protocols on or off:

    • HTTPS
    • SSH
    • SNMP


    If you want to manage the access point from the CLI, you must turn on SSH. It's off by default.

  • SNMP version: Sets the SNMP version. Choose v1/v2c or v3 from the drop-down menu.

  • SNMP get community: Sets the SNMP GET community name for SNMP-GET messages.
  • SNMP set community: Sets the SNMP SET community name for SNMP-SET messages.
  • SNMP v3 name: Sets the username for SNMPv3.
  • SNMP v3 password: Sets the password for SNMPv3.
  • SNMP trap: Turn SNMP trap on or off. This lets the access point notify the SNMP manager of network errors.
  • SNMP trap community: Enter an SNMP trap community name for SNMP-TRAP messages.
  • SNMP trap manager: Specify the IP address or server name of the SNMP manager. It can be 2 and 128 letters and numbers.