Cisco IOS-XE 3.6.5E Release Notes

What’s New in Cisco IOS XE Release 3.6.5E
  • Support for –B Domain—The FCC (USA) rule making on 5 GHz released on April 1, 2014 (FCC 14-30 Report and Order) goes into effect for products that are sold or shipped on or after June 2, 2016. Cisco APs and Cisco WLCs will comply with the new rules by supporting the new regulatory domain (– for the US and will create new AP SKUs that are certified under the new rules. Examples of new rules include new 5-GHz band channels permitted for outdoor use, and transmission (Tx) power level increased to 1W for indoor, outdoor, and point-to-point transmissions.

Cisco APs and Cisco WLCs that are in the –A domain category can continue to operate and even coexist with –B domain devices without any issues.

We recommend that you upgrade Cisco APs and Cisco WLCs to the appropriate software release that supports –B domain.
–B Domain Compliant Cisco APs starting with Cisco IOS XE Release 3.6.5E are: Cisco Aironet 700, 700W, 1040, 1140, 1260, 1530, 1570, 1600, 1700, 2600, 2700, 3500, 3600, 3700.

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