Can I limit an SSID to only one AP?

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I need to create a network that only needs to be accessed by a few devices in a single room. I am hoping to be able to limit the new SSID to the AP in the room without having to create a new policy for just that AP.
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Justin Putnam

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BJ, Champ

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Add the ssid in the network policy, then modify the individual APs in SSID Allocation.
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I've yet to find a nice clean and quick way to accomplish this, but it is possible.  You have to Modify individual APs and go under Optional Settings -> SSID Allocation.  From there, you have to uncheck the SSID that you don't want broadcasting on this AP.  Do this for the APs you do NOT want to broadcast the SSID and push out delta update.


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Justin Putnam

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Thanks for the replies. So it seems that I would have to manually tell each one of the 100 APs to not broadcast the new network. Well I guess I will just hide the SSID and have it configured everywhere.
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Loren

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You could clone your network policy and add the extra SSID, and then apply newly created policy to the AP in question.
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BJ, Champ

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That's how I would do it Loren, great advice!
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Justin Putnam

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Good idea.  I will give that a try.  Thanks Loren.