Wi-Fi

The WI-Fi Network module makes it possible to enable the Wi-Fi network. It also sets out some of this network's physical parameters.

NOTE
The parameters set out in this screen are the same for both access points available on the firewall.

 

Enable Wi-Fi: enables or disables the use of the Wi-Fi network on the firewall

General configuration

Scheduling

Select the time object that defines the Wi-Fi network's availability period.

Mode

Select the Wi-Fi network standard that needs to be managed by the firewall:

  • 802.11a (5 GHz frequency - shorter range),
  • 802.11b (2.4 GHz frequency - wider range),
  • 802.11g (2.4 GHz frequency - improved version of the "b" standard - wider range),
  • 802.11a/n (high throughput [channel aggregation] based on the "a" standard - 5 GHz frequency),
  • 802.11g/n. (high throughput [channel aggregation] based on the "g" standard - 2.4 GHz frequency),

Channel configuration

Country

Select the country in which the firewall has been installed. This choice will determine the available communication channels as well as the signal strength for these channels, depending on the country's local regulations.

ChannelSelect the channel used by the firewall's Wi-Fi network. The channels offered depends on the selected country in the previous field.
Tx power

This field makes it possible to set the Wi-Fi network's transmission strength for the selected channel. Depending on the country selected and the associated local regulations, the strength offered may differ.

Access point configuration: clicking on this link will redirect you to the Interface modules in order to configure the necessary WLAN interfaces (network name, authentication type, etc);