Getting Started

Initial AP Connection and VLANs & Static IP addresses

All Mist AP’s when ‘out of the box’ will boot and expect to see a trunked port or the native VLAN=1 and will send a DHCP request on that VLAN. When in the ‘connected’ state you can make changes via the AP detail screen to assign it to a VLAN.  Care should be taken as...

Two Factor Authentication (with Mobile Authenticator)

Mist extends its cloud security capability for organizations by adding the option of a Two-factor Authentication for every login attempt.  Take advantage of this component by downloading an authenticator app, such as Google Authenticator. Please note that this two factor authentication can only be set up with an authenticator app, and does not support SMS or email...

Mist AI Mobile App

Mist AI: Mobile App for Site Configurations Mist Systems is excited to announce Mist AI: a brand new mobile application to assist in the ease of deploying Mist Infrastructure at scale. Using this app, view your different sites and AP inventory, claim APs to your Org or Site, and find nearby APs using BLE technology...

Subscriptions and Activations

The subscriptions page helps with keeping track of your purchased licenses.  View the list of subscription types you have access to and assign specific sites to enable these services on. The Entitled column shows how many APs you can enable the subscription for and Usage lets you see how many APs are already using the...

Power options for Mist AP41/43

There are 3 options to power up the AP41. PoE+ from Ethernet Switch: Connect an Ethernet cable from a PoE+ or 802.3at or UPOE switch to the Eth0+PoE port. Note – Most Cisco switches won’t provide more than 802.3af power unless negotiated via CDP or LLDP.  LLDP is disabled by default on most Cisco switches...

What is LED telling me?

    The LED on the Mist AP can be very helpful if it ever has a problem connecting to the cloud. It will blink out error codes to explain exactly what the problem is. Below is a chart of these codes or you can have someone take a short video of the sequence and...

Mist AP Mounting

BRACKETS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY We STRONGLY SUGGEST YOU CLAIM YOUR Mist AP (and label it) before Mounting it!   New BR-U bracket works with all indoor AP’s   Mist Older Mounting Options (pre-2019) Use the guides on the AP (shown below) to determine which side of the AP to mount on to the T-bar. Ceiling...