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HP MSM422 802.1 1n AP Installation Guide
Abstract
This document describes how to install and initially configure the HP MSM422 802.1 1n Access Point (hereafter referred to as
the AP). This document applies to these MSM422 models: J9358A/B (USA), J9359A/B (WW), J9530A/B (JP), J9617A (IL).
Professional wireless and electrical equipment experience is required. The main configuration information for autonomous
mode is found in the MSM3xx / MSM4xx APs Configuration Guide. The main configuration information for controlled mode
is found in the MSM7xx Controllers Configuration Guide.
HP Part Number: 5998-3780
Published: March 2013
Edition: 1

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  • Page 1 HP MSM422 802.1 1n AP Installation Guide Abstract This document describes how to install and initially configure the HP MSM422 802.1 1n Access Point (hereafter referred to as the AP). This document applies to these MSM422 models: J9358A/B (USA), J9359A/B (WW), J9530A/B (JP), J9617A (IL).
  • Page 2 © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Step 6: Assign an IP address to the AP.................13 Step 7: Test the wireless network..................14 Step 8: Perform additional configuration................14 4 Support and other resources..............16 Online Documentation......................16 Contacting HP........................16 HP Websites..........................16 Typographic conventions......................16 A Regulatory information................17 Notice for U.S.A........................17 Manufacturer's FCC Declaration of Conformity statement............17 FCC Class B statement......................17...
  • Page 4 Korean notices........................20 Class B equipment......................20 Turkish recycling notice......................20 Vietnamese Information Technology and Communications compliance marking.......20 B Recycle statements..................21 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) statements............21 English recycling notice......................21 Bulgarian recycling notice....................21 Czech recycling notice......................21 Danish recycling notice.......................21 Dutch recycling notice......................21 Estonian recycling notice.....................22 Finnish recycling notice.......................22 French recycling notice.......................22...
  • Page 5: Preparing For Installation

    1 Preparing for installation The MSM422 is a Wi-Fi Alliance authorized Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 802.1 1a/b/g and 802.1 1n product. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Package contents The AP One mounting bracket Four mounting screws (4 mm x 25 mm (5/32 x 1 inch)) with wall anchors One retention screw (4-40x1/4") Two T-bar clips with four nuts (only supplied with rev B: US J9358B and WW J9359B) Documentation...
  • Page 6: Status Lights

    Flaps open Top view 1: Power connector 3: Ethernet port 2: Reset button 4: Console port Bottom view 1: Lock tab 2: Feet 3: Retention screw hole Status lights The status lights provide different information depending on whether the AP is operating in autonomous mode or controlled mode.
  • Page 7: Ports

    The AP is starting up. If the Power light continues to blink after several minutes, it indicates that the software failed to load. Reset or power cycle the AP. If this condition persists, contact HP Support. Info The AP is fully operational.
  • Page 8: Radio And Antenna

    The AP has two radios. The lower flap contains three antennas (MIMO) for Radio 1, which by default is set to 802.1 1n (5 GHz) mode. The upper flap contains two antennas for Radio 2, which by default is set to 802.1 1b/g mode. Optional external antennas are available from HP. Radio mode...
  • Page 9: Country Of Use

    The MSM422 is intended to have its power supplied by a Listed Information Technology Equipment AC Adapter, Wall Industries Inc., Model GPSU30A-8, rated output 33-50 Vdc, 0.91-0.61 A, available as HP part number J9406A. As an alternative, the MSM422 may be connected to an external PoE source.
  • Page 10: Installation

    2 Installation Mounting on a wall Using the supplied wall anchors and screws, attach the mounting bracket vertically to a wall with the flange at the bottom. Use at least two opposing screw holes. Leave enough space above the AP for cable access and antenna flap extension. Mounting Bracket 1: Retention tabs 4: Lock tab...
  • Page 11: Antenna Position

    Powering the AP The AP can be powered by: A 10/100 or 10/100/1000 PoE-enabled switch. PoE-enabled switches are available from An HP 1-Port Power Injector (J9407A). An HP AP Power Supply (J9406A). CAUTION: If the AP will be powered by a user-supplied PoE power injector, use only a gigabit-compatible power injector.
  • Page 12: Initially Configuring (Autonomous Mode)

    3 Initially Configuring (Autonomous mode) About controlled mode and autonomous mode The AP can operate in one of two modes: controlled (the default) or autonomous. Switching modes resets all configuration settings to factory defaults. Controlled mode: To become operational, the AP must establish a management tunnel with an MSM7xx Controller.
  • Page 13: Step 3: Switch The Ap To Autonomous Mode

    MSM3xx / MSM4xx APs Configuration Guide. To configure basic WPA protection: Select VSC > HP and then enable Wireless protection and set it to WPA. Under Mode, select WPA or WPA2, then under Key source, select Preshared key and specify a key of at least 20 characters.
  • Page 14: Step 7: Test The Wireless Network

    Enable the wireless network interface on your computer, and verify that it is set to obtain an IP address automatically. By default, the AP creates a wireless network named HP. Connect your computer to this wireless network, specifying the preshared key you set earlier in “Step 5: Configure basic wireless...
  • Page 15 By default, the AP only permits traffic that is addressed to the default gateway on the network (which enables you to connect to the Internet). To enable access to other resources: Select VSC > Profiles and then select the HP profile. On the Add/Edit Virtual Service Community page clear the Wireless security filters checkbox.
  • Page 16: Support And Other Resources

    4 Support and other resources Online Documentation You can download documentation from the HP Support Website at: www.hp.com/support/manuals. Search by product number or name. Contacting HP For worldwide technical support information, see the HP support Website: www.hp.com/ networking/support Before contacting HP, collect the following information:...
  • Page 17: A Regulatory Information

    A Regulatory information Notice for U.S.A. Manufacturer's FCC Declaration of Conformity statement Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard Company 3000 Hanover Street Palo Alto, CA 94304- 1 185 USA For questions regarding this declaration, contact the Product Regulations Manager at the above address. FCC Class B statement This FCC Class B device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 18: Exposure To Radio Frequency Energy

    R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to harmonized European standards (European Norms) that are listed on the EU Declaration of Conformity that has been issued by HP for this device. Countries of operation & conditions of use...
  • Page 19: Notice For Brazil, Aviso Aos Usuários No Brasil

    2.4 GHz operation This device may be operated outdoors or indoors in all EU and EFTA countries using the 2.4 GHz band (Channels 1 - 13), except where noted below. In France, this device may use the entire 2400 - 2483.5 MHz band (Channels 1 through 13) for indoor applications.
  • Page 20: Notice For Taiwan

    Notice for Taiwan DGT LPD (Low Power Device) statement Korean notices Class B equipment Turkish recycling notice Türkiye Cumhuriyeti: EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur Vietnamese Information Technology and Communications compliance marking Regulatory information...
  • Page 21: B Recycle Statements

    B Recycle statements Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) statements English recycling notice Disposal of waste equipment by users in private household in the European Union This symbol means do not dispose of your product with your other household waste. Instead, you should protect human health and the environment by handing over your waste equipment to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 22: Estonian Recycling Notice

    Estonian recycling notice Äravisatavate seadmete likvideerimine Euroopa Liidu eramajapidamistes See märk näitab, et seadet ei tohi visata olmeprügi hulka. Inimeste tervise ja keskkonna säästmise nimel tuleb äravisatav toode tuua elektriliste ja elektrooniliste seadmete käitlemisega egelevasse kogumispunkti. Küsimuste korral pöörduge kohaliku prügikäitlusettevõtte poole. Finnish recycling notice Kotitalousjätteiden hävittäminen Euroopan unionin alueella Tämä...
  • Page 23: Italian Recycling Notice

    Italian recycling notice Smaltimento di apparecchiature usate da parte di utenti privati nell'Unione Europea Questo simbolo avvisa di non smaltire il prodotto con i normali rifi uti domestici. Rispettare la salute umana e l'ambiente conferendo l'apparecchiatura dismessa a un centro di raccolta designato per il riciclo di apparecchiature elettroniche ed elettriche.
  • Page 24: Romanian Recycling Notice

    Romanian recycling notice Casarea echipamentului uzat de către utilizatorii casnici din Uniunea Europeană Acest simbol înseamnă să nu se arunce produsul cu alte deşeuri menajere. În schimb, trebuie să protejaţi sănătatea umană şi mediul predând echipamentul uzat la un punct de colectare desemnat pentru reciclarea echipamentelor electrice şi electronice uzate.