How to disable the PoE port 2 on the AP-3865e?

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How to disable the PoE port 2 on the AP-3865e to connect a device not PoE?
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Daniel Sales

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Paulo Francisco, Employee

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Hi Daniel,

Even though AP3865e has been designed to provide POE (802.3af) of port-2 that function is not yet available. In particular the AP is not yet able treat that port as a client port for edge access.  That functionality is currently a roadmap estimated for early 2017. At this time the second port can be used to provide lag and link-redundancy for AP communications.

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Steve Ballantyne

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This intrigues me. Paulo, why would you want to provide an edge connection off of the access point? Using it to lag bandwidth makes perfect sense to me. But I never thought of using that secondary port for anything else.
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i.e to attach another AP to it if you run in the 100m restriction of the cat cable or as Daniel mentioned to connect a client - other vendors provide that functionality.
In that case you'd configure that a client on the port is set to role X i.e. for home office.
In that case the home user is able to connect via WiFi to the company network but could also connct a wired client and get's the same role - so you map a WLAN role to the LAN port.