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Hi all,
I have one AP-8533-68SB40 External Antenna. I was installed external antenna. Now, I want  to show infomation about it (model of antenna, number of antenna,...)
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You would try to "ask" the AP, what antenna is connected? Not possible, antenna is a passive element. You can't get any information from the AP about the antenna.

It's the other way, you need to inform the AP, what antenna gain you have connected.
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Hello Long,

As Timo said, this is a passive element that does not provide any information itself. Running the command: >show wireless radio detail will provide you with some information, but never the model of the antenna itself. 

You can run the command: #help search antenna to see what command options are provided for antennas.

You will have to enter the information yourself for example: 
#int radio 1
# service antenna-type ?
 ap7161-dipole         AP7161 outdoor Dipole antenna
  ap7161-vmm            AP7161 outdoor VMM antenna
  default               Radio uses the Default antenna
  dipole                Omni directional pattern
  dual-band             Dual-band antenna
  dual-polarized-panel  Outdoor dual polarized panel antenna (dual polarized
                        panel antenna for use in outdoors)
  embedded              Embedded antenna (antenna embedded in ap713x)
  in-patch              Indoor patch antenna (flat, typically mounted on a
                        ceiling for indoor only)
  omni                  An Omni-directional antenna
  out-omni              Outdoor omni antenna (omni antenna for use in
  panel                 Panel antenna (flat, typically mounted on a wall)
  patch                 Patch antenna (flat, typically mounted on a ceiling)
  polarized-panel       Directional pattern with multiple wave polarization
  sector                Sector antenna (directional, typically for a
                        point-to-multipoint link)
  yagi                  A Yagi-Uda antenna (directional, typically for a
                        point-to-point link)