Can't see AP on network map

I've just installed a new NETGEAR WAC104-100UKS AP but I can't find it in my network map when I run a scan. Is that normal? Does it have an IP address? Thanks
Mike LondonCEOAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It is an access point, so it should be using the main gateway address and then hand out addresses to clients
Mike LondonCEOAuthor Commented:
So does that mean that I can't open up the config via wifi, solely if I connect to it via a cable? Thanks.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can connect a computer to the Ethernet port and do an initial config that way. This is how we set up pure Access Points.  I do not configure using Wi-Fi.

We have switched to Wi-Fi routers for more flexibility
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Mike LondonCEOAuthor Commented:
So in effect it's impossible to run the config via wifi? Thanks.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Look here

It is not very clear about configuring via Wi-Fi

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Mike LondonCEOAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I think you can't enter the config via wifi.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks. You can always connect via Ethernet.
Mike LondonCEOAuthor Commented:
In the end I installed a firmware update and this added the option to switch it over to DHCP lookup from the default fixed IP address. Now it appears on the Wi-Fi network and I can open the browser interface through Wi-Fi. Thank you again.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you for the update. Sometimes firmware is a good idea (I have done this myself).
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