Dedicated WLAN Controller Wireless Access Models and Specifications


FortiAPs are available in a variety of models to address specific use cases and price points. Configuration and control of the wireless network is done with Fortinet’s FortiWLC dedicated Wireless Controller.  Additional wireless management and RF tools are available within the FortiWLM Wireless Management console.

For assistance choosing an AP, visit our Product Compare Tool.

Large campuses, distributed enterprises, and small businesses all have diverse WLAN architecture needs. That's why Fortinet provides a full suite of WLAN Access Points as part of our dedicated controller solution designed to address the unique requirements of every organization.

Specific information by product line can be found by selecting each category.

 

Universal APs

FortiAP Universal access points are managed centrally by the FortiWLC dedicated Wireless LAN Controller platform, the FortiAP Cloud provisioning and management portal, or by the integrated WLAN controller of any FortiGate security appliance. 

Model RF Technology Description
FAP-U431F     4x4 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)     Indoor wireless AP:  Tri radio, Internal antenna, 1 x 2.5 GE & 1 x GE RJ45 ports    
FAP-U433F     4x4 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)     Indoor wireless AP:  Tri radio, External antenna, 1 x 2.5 GE & 1 x GE RJ45 ports    
FAP-U421EV 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U423EV 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U422EV 4x4 802.11ac Wave 2 Outdoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U321EV 3x3 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U323EV 3x3 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
FAP-U221EV 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-U223EV 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 port
FAP-U24JEV 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wallplate AP: Single / Dual radio, Internal antenna, 6 x GE RJ45 ports
Standard APs

Fortinet AP access points are managed centrally by the FortiWLC dedicated Wireless LAN Controller platform.

Model RF Technology Description
OAP832e 3x3 802.11ac Wave 1 Outdoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 2 x GE RJ45 ports
AP822i 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, Internal antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 ports
AP822e 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wireless AP:  Dual radio, External antenna, 1 x GE RJ45 ports
AP122 2x2 802.11ac Wave 1 Indoor wallplate AP: Dual radio, Internal antenna, 5 x GE RJ45 ports
Access Point Accessories

Antennas and power supplies for use with FortiAP and Fortinet Controller Access Points.

Model Description
FAN-612R Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
FAN-612N Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
FAN-614R Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
FAN-664R Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
ANT-O6ABGN-0606-O Omnidirectional Outdoor antenna
ANT-O6ABGN-0607-PT Sector/Patch Outdoor antenna
ANT-A08O-NM-2 Omnidirectional Outdoor antenna
ANT-BG080-NM Omnidirectional Outdoor antenna

 

Model Description
GPI-115 GE 802.3af power supply
GPI-130 GE 802.3at power supply

The Dedicated Wireless LAN Controller offering from Fortinet is made up of both physical and virtual appliances for control (FortiWLC) and Management (FortiWLM).
 
FortiWLC

The FortiWLC controller series optimizes traffic across our controller-based wireless access points and client devices to support high density, high performance and predictability.  It is available in both physical and virtual form factors and requires no additional licenses to use.

Appliances

Model Number of Managed APs Interfaces
FWC-50D 50 4 x GE RJ45 ports
FWC-200D 200 4 x GE RJ45 ports
FWC-500D 500 4 x GE RJ45 ports, 4 x GE SFP ports, 2 x 10 GE SFP+ ports
FWC-1000D

1000

4 x 10 GE SFP+ ports

FWC-3000D 3000 8 x 10 GE SFP+ ports

Virtual Instances

Model Number of Managed APs
FWC-VM-50 50
FWC-VM-200 200
FWC-VM-500 500
FWC-VM-1000
1000
FWC-VM-3000
3000

 

FortiWLM

The FortiWLM series offers full management of controllers and access points along with an extensive set of troubleshooting and reporting tools.  It is available in both physical and virtual form factors.  All platforms include 50 licensed APs, expansion to manage greater than 50 APs requires the purchase of FortiWLM licenses.

Appliances

Model Max Number of Managed APs Interfaces
FWM-100D 1000 4 x GE RJ45 ports
FWM-1000D 15000 4 x GE RJ45 ports, 4 x GE SFP ports

Virtual Instances

Model Max Number of Managed APs

FWM-VM

15000

Licenses

Model Additional APs Licensed
FWM-NM-50-A 50
FWM-NM-250-A 250
FWM-NM-2500-A 2500

 

FortiPresence

Presence analytics with captive portal integration, free tier available. Login here.

FC-10-FPCLD-169-02-DD
includes advanced features and 1 year rolling Data Retention per AP License
Identity and Access Management

FortiAuthenticator user identity management appliances strengthen enterprise security by simplifying and centralizing the management and storage of user identity information.

Total Users
500
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 1x 1 TB HDD
Total Users
2,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x 1 TB HDD
Total Users
10,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x GE SFP, 2x 2 TB HDD
Total Users
20,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x GE SFP, 2x 2 TB SAS Drive
Total Users
40,000
설명
4x GE RJ45 ports, 2x GE SFP, 2x 2 TB SAS Drive

Virtual Instances:

사용자
100
설명
Base FortiAuthenticator-VM with 100 user license
사용자
+100
설명
License to add 100 users to base VM
사용자
+1000
설명
License to add 1000 users to base VM
사용자
+10000
설명
License to add 10000 users to base VM
사용자
+100000
설명
License to add 100000 users to base VM
FortiPlanner
Simplify WLAN planning and deployment with FortiPlanner, Fortinet’s graphical Wireless LAN planning and post-deployment site survey tool. FortiPlanner uses signal propagation ray-tracing algorithms to generate accurate predictive plans. After deployment, verify your installation with a real-time coverage heat map generate from collected survey data.
 
FortiPlanner
Free Deployment and Planning Utility (up to 10 APs)
FC-10-FNDN1-652-02-12
FNDN Deploy Toolkit – includes FortiPlanner (unlimited APs)
FC-10-FNDN2-139-02-12
FNDN Site Toolkit – includes up to 15 users of FortiPlanner (unlimited APs)