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v/SZ - R700 | What is the latest SmartZone firmware supported for the AP R700?

RUCKUS Team Member

The latest and most recommended version of the virtual/SmartZone controller that supports the AP R700 is

The advantage of the SZ controller is that if you need to upgrade to the newest version 6.1.1 (whether to onboard one of the newest AP models or for some specific feature you want to implement), you can still keep the EOL R700 AP on a separate AP Zone with the firmware for this zone, while the newer APs are managed in zones with the appropriate version for them.

What happens if AP version is not present on my controller?

You can add this AP firmware version with the AP patch for this purpose:

You can download the patch HERE

- Upload the AP patch at Administration>Upgrade>AP Patch


- Create a new AP zone and select firmware 3.6.2


(Here is a full explanation about downloading and installing the patch)

Need to upgrade the controller? Follow this step-by-step.

With regards,
Orlando Elias
Technical Support