Adding an AP

Follow these steps to add an AP to your RUCKUS Cloud account.
  1. Connect the AP that you want to add to a network that is connected to the Internet, and then plug it into a power source to power it on.
  2. On the Dashboard, click Add Net. Device and then select Wi-Fi AP from the drop-down. Alternatively, click Networking Devices on the side bar and select the Wi-Fi tab APs and then click Add AP, or click Import from a file to add APs in bulk.
    The Add AP dialog box appears.
  3. Complete the following fields to add an AP:
    • Venue: Select the venue from the drop-down to which you want to deploy this AP.
    • AP Name: Type a name for the AP. We recommend that you use the AP model number or another name that helps you identify this AP.
    • Serial Number: Type the 12-digit serial number of the AP.
      Note: The serial number for LTE AP has 2 and 9 in the fifth and sixth position respectively (for example, 123429132456). If you enter an LTE serial number, additional information fields pertaining to LTE are displayed as follows.
    • Description: Add a brief description of the AP.
    • Tag: Add a tag (keyword or term) that you want to assign to this AP. Using tags is one of the methods describe an AP.
  4. Click Create.
After the addition of the AP, the page refreshes and displays the newly added AP under APs page. Initially, the Status column shows Never Contacted Cloud. However, after the update, it takes up to 5 minutes for the status changes to Connected or Operational, depending on the existing configuration.