[Release Note] Nebula Access Point Series - Phase 8.2 firmware has been released!

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Zyxel Nebula Access Point Series

Release Note


Firmware Version on all models

Zyxel NAP102 - V6.00 (ABDF.8)C0

Zyxel NAP203 - V6.00 (ABFA.8)C0

Zyxel NAP303 - V6.00 (ABEX.8)C0

Zyxel NAP353 - V6.00 (ABEY.8)C0

Zyxel NWA1123-ACv2 - V6.00 (ABEL.8)C0

Zyxel NWA1123-AC PRO - V6.00 (ABHD.8)C0

Zyxel NWA1123-AC HD - V6.00 (ABIN.8)C0

Zyxel NWA1302-AC - V6.00 (ABKU.8)C0

Zyxel NWA5123-AC HD - V6.00 (ABIM.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6303D-S - V6.00 (ABGL.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6103D-I - V6.00 (AAXH.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6502D-E - V6.00 (AASD.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6502D-S - V6.00 (AASE.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6503D-S - V6.00 (AASF.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6552D-S - V6.00 (ABIO.8)C0

Zyxel WAC6553D-E - V6.00 (AASG.8)C0

Zyxel WAX650S - V6.00(ABRM.8)C0

Zyxel WAX510D - V6.00(ABTF.8)C0

Zyxel NWA110AX - V6.00(ABTG.8)C0


New Feature and Enhancements

  1. Support new AP models. Added three new 802.11ax APs (WAX650S, WAX510D, NWA110AX) to Nebula. WAX650S and WAX510D are NebulaFlex Pro AP that comes with 3 management modes, standalone, controller managed and Nebula cloud managed modes. They also have 1 year NCC Professional Pack license bundled. The NWA110AX is a NebulaFlex AP that supports standalone and Nebula cloud managed mode.
  2. Support WPA3 on 802.11ax APs.
  3. Support Dynamic VLAN assignment with Nebula cloud authentication server on WPA2/WPA3-Enterprise authentication. (Pro-Pack feature)
  4. Support Captive portal URL parameter customization. (Pro-Pack feature)
  5. Adding Smart Mesh support to the following APs: NWA1302-AC, NWA1123-AC HD, NWA5123-AC HD and WAC6303D-S.
  6. Support load balancing group.
  7. Wireless health algorithm is improved and now supports filter by AP or by wireless station for further analysis. (Pro-Pack feature).
  8. Broadcast storm control supported on 802.11ac wave2 (NWA1123-AC HD, NWA5123-AC HD, and WAC6303D-S) and 802.11ax series AP (NWA110AX, WAX510D, WAX650S). (Pro-Pack feature)
  9. Support PoE full power mode configuration when using passive PoE injector which used to allow AP to work in limited power mode only. But user must ensure PoE injector has enough power budget before enabling it. NCC also displays the current power status.
  10. Display channel utilization information.
  11. Station association threshold (RSSI) range is expanded for Smart steering.
  12. MAC authentication now supports NCAS disconnection behavior.
  13. Re-authentication time can be configured per SSID and also support session timeout attribute from external RADIUS server.
  14. Client policies white-list and block-list now support per-SSID configuration.
  15. Support Blacklist DFS channels in the presence of radar.
  16. Domain base host can be supported on external RADIUS server.
  17. Live tools now include Current stations for troubleshooting.


Bug Fixes

  1. Accounting-Stop Shows Zero Input/Output Octets.
  2. NAP102 and NWA1123-Acv2 can’t online to NCC with specific gateway via PPPoE.
  3.  NAP102 broadcasts incorrect SSID. 
  4. The user’s lease time, it’s following the setting on NCC but not FreeRadius radius server. 

Patch 6 Bug Fixes (Released on 2020-02-03)

  1. AP uplink usage may display incorrect while retrieving traffic data. (Only on NWA1123-AC HD, NWA5123-AC HD, WAC6303D-S).
  2. Accumulated bugs fixed.

Patch 8 Bug Fixes (Released on 2020-03-02)

  1. Accumulated bugs fixed.
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Comments

  • JoeCraw
    JoeCraw Posts: 14
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    What is firmware version V6 (ABFA.6)C0 & V6 (ABHD.6)C0?

  • Zyxel_Freda
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    Hi @JoeCraw,

    V6 (ABFA.6)C0 & V6 (ABHD.6)C0 are patch6 firmware for different AP models.

    V6 (ABFA.6)C0 is for NAP203 and V6 (ABHD.6)C0 is for NWA1123-AC PRO.

    Thanks.

  • RTH10
    RTH10 Posts: 25
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    Hello,

    Do you have any time line for when the support of Ethernet extension in the mesh scenarios ?

  • Zyxel_Joslyn
    Zyxel_Joslyn Posts: 360
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    Hi @RTH10

    This function will be enhanced in June this year. We are also looking forward to use this function. Hope we can share the using experience at that time. Cheers!

    Thanks.

    Joslyn

  • RTH10
    RTH10 Posts: 25
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    Thank you

  • iopia
    iopia Posts: 4
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    good day!
    nwa1123-ac v2 updated to version V6.00 (ABEL.8)
    but nowhere can I find information on it.
    is there a list of changes on it?
  • Zyxel_Panda
    Zyxel_Panda Posts: 88
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    Hi @iopia

    The v6.00 patch 8 was listed on original post.

    Patch 8 Bug Fixes (Released on 2020-03-02)

    1. Accumulated bugs fixed.
  • iopia
    iopia Posts: 4
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    Hi @iopia

    The v6.00 patch 8 was listed on original post.

    Patch 8 Bug Fixes (Released on 2020-03-02)

    1. Accumulated bugs fixed.
    Thanks! I did not immediately understand that this applies to firmware