HP 560 802.1 1ac Access Point Installation Guide This document describes the procedure to install and initially configure the HP 560 802.1 1ac Access Point (HP 560). It is intended for professional installers who are trained in RF installation and knowledgeable in local regulations including building and wiring codes, safety, channel, power, indoor/outdoor restrictions, and license requirements for the country of use.
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3 Using the HP 560 with a controller.............12 HP 560 status LED states in controlled mode................12 4 Using the HP 560 as a standalone AP............14 HP 560 status LED states in autonomous mode................14 Configuring the HP 560 for autonomous mode................14 Configure your computer....................14...
1 Overview The HP 560 is a dual-band 802.1 1a/b/g/n/ac Access Point (AP). It is managed through its web-based management tool using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0+ or Mozilla Firefox 15+. Product models HP 560: J9846A (WW), J9845A (AM), J9847A (JP), J9848A (IL) Operational modes The HP 560 can operate in either autonomous mode or controlled mode.
5. Reset button 3. AP bracket tab Ports The following ports are located on the back of the HP 560 as shown in Figure 2 (page Ethernet port: Auto-sensing 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet port with RJ-45 connector. This port supports IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE).
Reset button The reset button is accessible via a hole on the back of the HP 560. To reset the HP 560, insert a paper clip into the reset button hole, and press and quickly release the button. To reset the HP 560 to factory defaults, press and hold the button until the status LEDs flash three times, and then release.
2 Installing the HP 560 The HP 560 is designed for indoor installation on a desktop, wall, ceiling, or in a plenum. You are responsible for ensuring that installation and use comply with local safety and radio regulations. IMPORTANT: This device requires professional installation. Consult a professional installer trained in RF installation and knowledgeable in local regulations including: Building and wiring codes.
Installing on a wall When installing the HP 560 on a wall, ensure that the mounting surface and the fasteners you use can support at least 0.9 kg (2 lb). Allow extra weight for cables. Hold the mounting bracket, with the UP arrow pointing up, against the wall where you want to install it.
Installing on a suspended ceiling Two sets of T-bar clips are included for installing the HP 560 on a suspended ceiling. If the ceiling tiles are recessed, use the 12.5 mm set of T-bar clips (shown at the top of Figure 4 (page 9)).
While firmly holding the HP 560 against the AP bracket, slide the HP 560 toward the AP bracket lock tab so that the HP 560 snaps onto the bracket. Do not let go of the HP 560 until you confirm that it is securely in place.
AP bracket latch, releasing the HP 560 from the bracket, while being careful to retain grip on the HP 560 as you slide it away from the AP bracket lock tab. Disconnect the Ethernet cable from the HP 560.
Unified-Controlled to Using MSM Software, available at www.hp.com/support/manuals. If default settings are used on the HP 560 and the controller, and both devices are on the same subnet, when powered on, the HP 560 automatically discovers a controller and establishes a secure connection to it.
Status LED state Description Power/System OK and Radio LEDs The HP 560 is attempting to establish a local mesh link to a master node. flash slowly. Power/System OK and Ethernet LEDs The HP 560 is attempting to establish wired connectivity.
4 Using the HP 560 as a standalone AP In autonomous mode, the HP 560 operates as a standalone AP. You configure and manage it using its web-based management tool, as described in this section. The management tool is organized with menus and sub-menus. Instructions for making menu selections, such as “select Network >...
If using a PoE injector, use Ethernet cables to connect your computer to the data in port of the PoE injector and the HP 560 to the data and power out port of the PoE injector. Power on the HP 560 by powering on the PoE switch or injector.
Assign an IP address to the HP 560 By default, the HP 560 operates as a DHCP client. This means that if you connect the HP 560 to a network that has a DHCP server, the HP 560 automatically receives a new IP address in place of its default address of 192.168.1.1.
HP 870 Unified Wired-WLAN Appliance Switch Switching Engine Fundamentals Configuration Guide Instructions for Converting an Access Point from Unified-Controlled to Using MSM Software You can find these documents on the Manuals page of the HP Support Center website: www.hp.com/support/manuals Enter your product name or number, and click GO.
Element Blue text: Table 1 (page 18) Cross-reference links Blue, underlined text: www.hp.com Website addresses Bold text Keys that are pressed Text typed into a GUI element, such as a box GUI elements that are clicked or selected, such as menu...
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HP MSM 560 802.1 1ac Access Point Quickstart. Plenum installation The HP 560 can be installed in a plenum. The HP 560 is suitable for use in environmental air space in accordance with Section 300-22(C) of the National Electrical Code, and Sections 2- 1 28, 12-010(3) and 12- 1 00 of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, CSA C22.1.