Create a Wireless Network

Applies To: Wi-Fi Cloud-managed Access Points (AP120, AP125, AP225W, AP320, AP322, AP325, AP327X, AP420)

To create a wireless network in Go:

  1. Open Go.
  2. Click Get Started to begin.

WatchGuard Go Getting Started Page

  1. Log in with your user name and password if you are not logged in to your WatchGuard account.
  2. To add a new wireless network, click Add wireless network icon or click Add WiFi Network.

WatchGuard Go Wi-Fi Networks page

  1. In the Basic settings, select the Network Type you want to create.

Select a Private network if the wireless network is intended for use by internal users.

Select a Guest network if the wireless network is intended for use by guests and visitors who should not have access to your internal network. When you select a Guest network, these changes are made to SSID Profiles and Authorized WLAN Policies:

  • Client Isolation is enabled in the SSID Profile.
  • In the Authorized WLAN Policy, the SSID is marked as "Guest". Any External or Unclassified clients connecting to this network are reclassified as Guest clients.

WatchGuard Go Add Wireless Network page

  1. Type a WiFi Network Name.
    This network name is the SSID for the network.
  2. From the Security drop-down list, select the security mode for the network.
  3. In the Password text box, type a password for the security mode you selected.
  4. Click Save.
  5. To enable the wireless network you just created, select the switch to turn the network ON.

WatchGuard Go Wireless Networks enable