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What do the lights on the Access Point mean?

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Access Points (AP) come pre-configured. Do NOT factory reset any APs. This will wipe out the configuration and the unit will need to be returned to us to be re-configured. A fee will be charged for any AP reconfigurations.

Light Patterns for Access Points

Below is a reference to the various types of light patterns for access points (AP). Please use this information while in contact with support, and not for self troubleshooting: 

Ubiquity Outdoor APs

  • No Light Steady - Check power/cable/POE
  • Orange Blinking (second interval) - Initializing
  • Orange Steady - Factory defaults; awaiting adoption
  • Orange Flashes (every 10 seconds) - Reset device & readopt
  • Green Steady - Adopted
  • Green Flashing (every 3-4 seconds) - Isolated AP; looking for uplink
  • Green Flashing (intervals < 1 second) - AP being located in controller

Ubiquity Indoor APs

  • White Flashing - Initializing
  • White Steady - Factory defaults; awaiting adoption
  • White/Blue Flashing - Busy with process (i.e. firmware); do not disconnect!
  • Blue Steady - Device is successfully integrated in UAP network
  • Blue Steady Flashing (every 3-4 seconds) - Isolated AP; looking for uplink
  • Blue Flashing (intervals < 1 second) - AP being located by controller
  • Blue/White Flashing - Busy with process (i.e. firmware); do not disconnect!

Meraki (MR18, MR33, MR34)

  • Orange - AP is booting (permanent Orange suggests hardware issue)
  • Rainbow - AP is initializing/scanning
  • Blinking Blue - AP is upgrading
  • Green - AP in Gateway mode with no clients
  • Blue - AP in Gateway mode with clients 
  • Blinking Orange - AP can't find uplink


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