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wlan interface ssid—Configure the service set identifier (SSID) for a WLAN (on vEdge cellular wireless routers only). You can configure up to four SSIDs.

Each SSID is called a virtual access point (VAP) interface. To a client, each VAP interfaces appears as a different access point (AP) with its own SSID. To provide access to different networks, assign each VAP to a different VLAN.

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge cellular wireless routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► WiFi SSID

Command Hierarchy

wlan radio-band
  interface vapnumber
    ssid ssid


SSID for the WLAN. ssid can be a string from 4 through 32 characters. The SSID for each virtual access point within a single radio frequency must be unique.


Configure four SSIDs:

vEdge# show running-config wlan
wlan 5GHz
 channel 36
 interface vap0
  ssid     tb31_pm6_5ghz_vap0
  no shutdown
 interface vap1
  ssid           tb31_pm6_5ghz_vap1
  data-security  wpa/wpa2-enterprise
  radius-servers tag1
  no shutdown
 interface vap2
  ssid             tb31_pm6_5ghz_vap2
  data-security    wpa/wpa2-personal
  mgmt-security    optional
  wpa-personal-key $4$BES+IEZB2vcQpeEoSR4ia9JqgDsPNoHukAb8fvxAg5I=
  no shutdown
 interface vap3
  ssid           tb31_pm6_5ghz_vap3
  data-security  wpa2-enterprise
  mgmt-security  optional
  radius-servers tag1
  no shutdown

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.3.​

Additional Information

See the Configuring IEEE 802.1X and IEEE 802.11i Authentication and Configuring WLAN Interfaces articles for your software release.

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