Home > Wireless LAN > Other Topics > Run Dark Mode

Run Dark Mode

Run Dark disables the LED lights on all APs. This feature is useful in situations where the lights may be annoying, distracting, or overly conspicuous. For example, it can be enabled to prevent outdoor APs from drawing attention at night.

Network-wide configuration

This feature can be configured on a network-wide basis under Network-wide > General: AP LED Lights = On/Off.

Per-device configuration

Individual access points can be set to Run Dark by adding a "run_dark" AP tag.

If the network is configured to Run Dark (AP LED Lights = Off), then individual access points can use the "run_lit" AP tag to reactivate their LEDs.

Last modified



This page has no classifications.

Explore the Product

Click to Learn More

Article ID

ID: 4375

Explore Meraki

You can find out more about Cisco Meraki on our main site, including information on products, contacting sales and finding a vendor.

Explore Meraki

Contact Support

Most questions can be answered by reviewing our documentation, but if you need more help, Cisco Meraki Support is ready to work with you.

Open a Case

Ask the Community

In the Meraki Community, you can keep track of the latest announcements, find answers provided by fellow Meraki users and ask questions of your own.

Visit the Community