Resets a WiNG standalone AP's mode of operation from 'distributed' or 'centralized'.

The WiNG 7.1 AP505 and AP510 model access points have the capability of operating in the following two modes: Distributed and Centralized. For a newly-manufactured, out-of-the-box AP505 and AP510 access point the mode of operation is not specified.



For more information on the dual modes of operation, see Dual Mode Capability.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h


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operational-mode centralized

Resets the WiNG standalone AP's mode of operation to:

  • centralized - In the Centralized mode ExtremeWireless AP models AP505i and AP510i adopt to the ExtremeCloud Appliance. A Centralized site topology allows seamless roaming within one geographic location. For more information, please refer to the ExtremeCloud Appliance User Guide available at https://extremenetworks.com/documentation.
Note: After issuing the command, reload the AP for the change to take effect.


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The system will be rebooted, do you want to continue? (y/n): y