Multiple SSID with CAPsMAN


The ports on the switches where the APs are to be connected, should be configured with the following VLANs:

VLAN 6 (HOME) - not tagged
VLAN 12 (HOME-Guest) - tagged

Quickset Mode

In this mode configure the following settings as follows:


Mode: Bridge


Password: (enter new admin password)

Press the Apply Configuration button.



  • Create appropriate CAPsMan datapath template
/caps-man datapath add client-to-client-forwarding=yes local-forwarding=yes name=datapath-HOME vlan-id=6 vlan-mode=no-tag
/caps-man datapath add client-to-client-forwarding=yes local-forwarding=yes name=datapath-Guest vlan-id=12 vlan-mode=use-tag
  • Create appropriate CAPsMan security template
/caps-man security add authentication-types=wpa-psk,wpa2-psk name=security-HOME passphrase=h0m3w1f1
/caps-man security add authentication-types=wpa-psk,wpa2-psk name=security-Guest passphrase=home-guest
  • Create appropriate CAPsMan configurations
/caps-man configuration add country=portugal datapath=datapath-HOME name=config-HOME security=security-HOME ssid=HOME 
/caps-man configuration add country=portugal datapath=datapath-Guest name=config-Guest security=security-Guest ssid=HOME-Guest
  • We are going to create a single CAPsMAN provisioning rule to create the HOME and the HOME-Guest SSIDs on a single device, each connects CAP is going to create these SSIDs automatically
/caps-man provisioning add action=create-dynamic-enabled master-configuration=config-HOME slave-configurations=config-Guest
  • Enable the CAPsMAN manager
/caps-man manager set enabled=yes package-path=/ upgrade-policy=suggest-same-version
  • Enable the Wireless of the AP to be managed by the CAP
/interface wireless cap