I'm struggling to bring a FortiAP -221c access point to an online status. It's currently authorized but the status is offline. I'm able to ping the AP, access the configuration via Telnet and/or SSH. I'm unable to configure via HTTP/HTTPS. Below are details of the current configuration. Any advise? Thanks.
0 - https disable
1 - https enable
2 - controlled by AC (default)
But I think by default you should be able to connect to the GUI on HTTP until it establishing a connection to the wifi controller. E.g. the first 3-5 mins (or so) after a cold/warm boot.
The only times I seen something like this is it is when the AP is/was located on a network switch nested some 2-3 ptp links down from the fgt router and there may have been a vlan involved.
The other time is when the fgt has reached the hardware max limit for controlling APs devices. For example, my little 30E can only control 2 x APs.
If VLANs are not involved, I suggest try connecting the AP directly to a port (assuming the same subnet as your static IP settings) on the fgt and reboot it.
Thanks for your help...I can access the GUI via a browser. The GUI presents the login page...after entering the username/password (admin/null), the FAP221 console flashes and the login page is presented again. Suggestions?
Based on the screenshots everything looks right. Since it appears you can both access the fgt and AP directly by IP, I assume there is no VLAN involved, therefor I suggest you making sure you checked CAPWAP on the interface that the AP is connected to.
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