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Jan
12

Motorola AP-7131 dependent mode?

It seems that not all AP-7131’s are the same. There are some that are meant to be used only together with a central controller like RFS4000 or RFS6000.

This is called, in Motorola terms, ‘dependent mode’, and is hard-coded into the device. The “D” in the model ID stands for “dependent”, like in this example:

Motorola AP-7131-66000-D-WR

Such a device will not enable any radio unless directed to do so by a central controller.

One of the reasons this is done is to prevent theft of access points from public locations.

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1 Response to “Motorola AP-7131 dependent mode?”


  1. 1 Fabian.garcia
    February 17, 2012 at 3:37 am

    Hi, how can you turn an ap7131 from independent mode to dependent an viceversa…

    greetings


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