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Fortinet FortiAP U231G
2x2 Wi-Fi 6E, Indoor wireless AP: Tri radio, Internal antenna, 1 x 2.5GE & 1 x GE RJ45 ports

Fortinet FortiAP 231G

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FortiAP™ access points are managed centrally by the integrated WLAN controller of any FortiGate® security appliance or through the FortiLAN Cloud provisioning and management portal. With the integration of the wireless controller functionality into the market-leading FortiGate appliance, these APs are perfect for campus and branch deployments. Fortinet’s Security Fabric enables you to easily manage wired and wireless security from a Single-pane-ofglass management console and protects your network from the latest security threats.

Unified Management

Unified management console simplifies operations, ensuring consistency in effective policy enforcement and compliance.

Advanced Security Protection

Wireless LAN security done right, from the leader in network security. Integrated Firewall, IPS, Application Control, and Web Filtering protect the wireless LAN from the latest security threats.

Built-in Wi-Fi Security

Protects the network from advanced wireless threats and satisfies PCI DSS compliance.


Hardware Type Indoor AP
Number of Radios 3 + 1 BLE
Number of Antennas Internal x2 Dual band Wi-Fi + x2 Tri-band Wi-Fi & Scanning + 1 Single band 2.4GHz BLE/ ZigBee
Antenna Type and Peak Gain PIFA antenna. Dual band: 4.5 dBi for 2.4GHz, 5.5 dBi for 5 GHz Tr-band: 4.5 dBi for 2.4GHz, 5.5 dBi for 5 GHz & 5.5dBi for 6GHz band BLE antenna: 4.0dBi for 2.4Ghz
Frequency Bands (GHz) 2.400–2.4835, 5.150–5.250, 5.250–5.350, 5.470–5.725, 5.725–5.850, 5.925–6.425, 6.425–6.525, 6.525–7, 5.925–6.875, 6.875–7.125
Radio 1 Capabilities Frequency band: 2.4GHz
Channel width: 20/40MHz
Modulation: BPSK, QPSK, 64/256/1024 QAM
MIMO Chains: 2x2 Service
Radio 2 Capabilities Frequency band: 5.0GHz
Channel width: 20/40/80/80+80MHz
Modulation: BPSK, QPSK, 64/256/1024 QAM
MIMO Chains: 2x2 Service
Radio 3 Capabilities Frequency bands: 6.0GHz
Channel width: 20/40/80/160MHz
Modulation: BPSK, QPSK, 64/256/1024 QAM
MIMO Chains: 2x2 Service and scanning
Maximum Data Rate Radio 1: up to 574 Mbps
Radio 2: up to 1201 Mbps
Radio 3: : Up to 2401 Mbps
Bluetooth Low Energy Radio Bluetooth scanning and iBeacon advertisement @ 10 dBm max TX power
Interfaces 1 100/1000/2500 Base-T RJ45, 1 10/100/1000 Base-T RJ45, 1x Type 3.0 USB, 1 RS-232 RJ45 Serial Portt
Power over Ethernet (PoE) 1 x 802.3at PoE default
Simultaneous SSIDs Up to 24
User/Device Authentication WPA™, WPA2™, and WPA3™ with 802.1x or preshared key, WEP, Web Captive Portal, MAC blocklist & allowlist
Maximum Tx Power (Conducted) Radio 1: 2.4GHz: 23 dBm / 200 mW (2 chains combined)
Radio 2: 23 dBm / 158 mW (2 chains combined)
Radio 3: 6GHz: 21 dBm 80 mW (2 chains combined @ 160MHz BW)
Kensington Lock Yes
IEEE Standards 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11e, 802.11g, 802.11h, 802.11i, 802.11j, 802.11k, 802.11n, 802.11r, 802.11v, 802.11ac, 802.11ax, 802.1X, 802.3ad, 802.3af, 802.3at, 802.3az
SSID Types Supported Local-Bridge, Tunnel, and Mesh
Per Radio Client Capacity Up to 512 clients per radio (Radio1, Radio2 and Radio3)
Cellular Co-existence Yes
LED Off Mode Yes
Advanced 802.11 Features
Spatial Reuse (BSS Coloring) Yes
Enhanced Target Wake Time (TWT) Yes
ZeroWait DFS No
Wireless Monitoring Capabilities
Rogue Scan radio modes Background, Dedicated
WIPS / WIDS radio modes Background, Dedicated (recommended)
Packet Sniffer Mode Yes
Spectrum Analyzer Yes
Length x Width x Height 7.18 x 7.18 x 2.12 inches (182.4 x 182.4 x 54.0 mm)
Weight 1.75 lbs (0.8 kg)
Mounting Options Ceiling, T-Rail, and Wall
Included Accessories Standard Mount kit for Ceiling, T-Rail, and Wall
Power Supply SP-FAP400-PA-XX or 802.3at PoE (GPI-130)
Power Consumption (Maximum) Depends on PoE connected
Humidity 5 - 90% non condensing
Operating / Storage Temperature 32°–122°F (0° - 50°C) / -22°–158°F (-30°–70°C)
Directives Low Voltage Directive • RoHS
UL2043 Plenum Material Yes
Mean Time Between Failures > 10 Years
IP Rating N/A
Surge Protection Built In Yes
Hit-less PoE Failover N/A
WiFi Alliance Certified Yes
Limited Lifetime Warranty Yes


Download the Fortinet FortiAP Series Datasheet (PDF).

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