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90 Points

Mon, Mar 26, 2018 12:33 PM

Automatically turning APs in an Unleashed Network off at Night

Hello,

Setup: 5x r310 APs in an Unleashed-Network with 6 SSIDs.

Now I want to shut 2 of these 5 APs down in the night time.

I already found the "set state" command to turn radio on a specified SSID off/on via CLI.

Does somebody know a way to turn the AP completly off? Its always a hassle to log on via putty. I also want to automate this.

I thought of creating a Script and a Task on my Server which runs the "set state" command at a specified time.

Any other ideas?

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13.2K Points

4 y ago

i am assuming that you want those AP's to be powered on however you want disable both radios so that WLAN is completely off - this is doable however manual...
see here -- http://docs.ruckuswireless.com/unleashed/200.4/index.html#c-ConfiguringIndividualAP.html

you can Enable/disable WLAN service on a per AP basis...

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90 Points

4 y ago

Hello,

i think my title and first was not clear enough.

We don't want to turn off the AP completly. We want to turn off the Radio (2.4/5) of some APs.

My idea was to turn off the WLANs or Radio by script (SSH/Telnet).

I've read the Unleashed CLI Reference-Book and found two interesting commands:

1. set state wlanX down/up
2. radio 2.4 wlan-service

In case of 1. the command does not work. When I run the command on an member AP "set state wlan0 down" and afterwards "get state wlan0" the AP shows that the wlan is down. But the WLAN ist still working.

In case 2. the command also does not work. When I run the command on the Master AP "radio 2.4 wlan-service" the radio is still active. What about the arguments of the command "wlan-service"? Do I need "enable/disable"? I've tried these arguments also with no luck.

It would be great if one these commands (1./2.) would work, because these changes are only active until the next reboot of the said AP. So the customers only needs to restart the AP to get the WLAN working again.

Champion

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824 Messages

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13.2K Points

4 y ago

which version of unleashed you are running?I can try... also if you are not running latest... can u pls update the firmware and try?I will b trying on latest...

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90 Points

4 y ago

Hello,

we are running the latest (200.5.10.0.291) version of Unleashed.

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70 Points

3 m ago

Even though this thread is 3 years old I'd like to comment as reference for others to find later on.

I'm doing the same, turn both radios off when the rest of the conference building is off. This is preferred over turning PoE off; AP is still reachable and faster to turn on again.

I used:

enable
config
ap 58:fb:96:xx:yy:zz
no radio 2.4 wlan-service
no radio 5 wlan-service
end
end
disable

Do not forget to send an "end" after the radio commands, this works as commit/save.
And be patient!
5GHz needed some 25sec to disappear whereas 2.4GHz was active for 80sec after the commit.
I checked the spectrum utilisation with a Wi-Spy.

So yes, the commands do work. They just need some time to think about your input...

This was with an Unleashed R510 on 200.8.a.b.c.d in July 2021


Cheers

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60 Points

2 m ago

HI, is there no easier way or a built-in function to schedule radio services? It's not an uncommon request... 

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