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Access Points Host Name field does not match the Access Point Name

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TitleAccess Points Host Name field does not match the Access Point Name
Symptoms
  • Access Points Host Name field does not match the Access Point Name
  • Access Point Host Name shows up as the AP Mode - Serial Number
Environment
  • IdentiFi 
  • Firmware 9.15.01
  • Firmware 9.21.01
  • Firmware 3.01.03-75
  • ExtremeCloud
  • Host Name
  • Access Point Name
Cause
Function as designed. 
Resolution
  • The access point name has to start with a letter not a number. If a number is used, the access point will populate the factory host name model - serial number. 
  • The field is only 23 characters or less (more will be accepted but the Host will not change at the 24th) 
  • The file CANNOT contain spaces or underscores
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