How to disable the provisioning SSID (instant) from being broadcasted?

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The provisioning SSID is the factory default SSID which allow user to connect to for the initial configuration of your Instant Access Point over the wireless networks. In some very specific scenario, user may want to disabled the initial provisioning over the wireless network.



In order to disabled this option, you will need to have console access to the Instant Access Point (IAP).

Perform the following steps to disable the default provisioning SSID
  1. Connect the console port to your PC or workstation.
  2. Power up the IAP.
  3. When the message "Hit <Enter> to stop autoboot:" appear on the screen, press "Enter"
  4. Type "setenv disable_prov_ssid 1" to disable this option.
  5. Type "save" to save the changes above.
  6. Type "boot" to reboot the IAP.



APBoot (build 30025)
Built: 2011-08-30 at 17:41:16
 Model: AP-13x
CPU:   88F6560 A0 (DDR3)
Clock: CPU 1600MHz, L2 533MHz, SysClock 533MHz, TClock 200MHz
DRAM:  256MB
Radio: ar9390#0, ar9390#1

Hit <Enter> to stop autoboot:  2
apboot> setenv disable_prov_ssid 1
apboot> saveenv
apboot> boot

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