Simple deployment of AP's

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Hi
If I connect a new AP ( no configuration), the HiveManager will automatically register this AP? They will find each other with no help?
Otherwise my global question is : what I have to do when installing a group of AP for the first time.
Thanks.
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Depending on a few factors, the most basic of answers is yes.

If you are using HMOL and the purchased APs were added to your HMOL redirector then when they initially boot up and connect to staging.aerohive.com, they would get redirected to your instance of HMOL.

If you are using HMOL and they have not been pre-loaded into your redirector, you can manually do that as well. When you initially go to myhive.aerohive.com you should be presented with two options: HiveManager Online and Redirect Devices. Choose the latter and under the Monitor section, choose Device Access Control List. Here you can input the serial numbers of your APs and when they connect to staging.aerohive.com, they will get redirected to you automatically.

If you are using an on-premise 1U/2U HM or a VHM, you would need to either manually point the AP to your HM, or use DHCP option 225/226 or a DNS record. These instructions can be found in the Aerohive Deployment guide (http://www.aerohive.com/support/tech-...) based on the version of HiveOS and HM you are running.

You can manually point them to your HM by SSH'ing into each AP (admin/aerohive is default username/password). And issuing a "capwap client server name ip address of on premise device".
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Thank you for your good answer and your quickness.So I will try to use the DHCP option because I have the VHM.
regards.
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After you finish the installation would you still need to connect it to a rj45 cable
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Sports Highlights

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After you finish the installation would you still need to connect it to a rj45 cable