Organization Config

Mist SSO FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Q: What are the basics of Mist’s SSO implementation I should know? A:  Mist supports SAML2.0 based SSO in several parts of our product, with identical implementations.  While this document is written for Admin SSO, we also support SSO for guest access, as well as PPSK self provisioning where the implementations are...

Auto-Provisioning

We have templates for easy provisioning of APs when assigned to sites. Auto-provisioning makes this process even simpler – truly 1 click for AP assignment to sites and getting the relevant configuration. With this feature, any AP can be shipped to any site, and installers need not do anything other than install the AP. IT...

Device Profiles

Keep in mind that Device Profiles is not a GA feature at this moment.  If you would like this functionality on your organization, or have any additional questions about use cases, please reach out to support@mist.com   Device Profiles are used to specify a configuration that may be applied to a select set of APs...

Orgs and Sites

In the most simple case: Each customer is created as a separate organization Within that organization multiple sites can be created Each site – in this example – has it’s own configuration

Site Groups

As a customer gains more sites the concept of groups can be useful For example a large retail chain may want to group sites by state or county Site Groups allow this concept Sites can exist in multiple groups at the same time – for example the same retailer may want to group large stores...

MSP Level

  The Mist MSP dashboard provides managed service partners with visibility into their managed estate across all customer organizations. Using the dashboard, MSPs can provide experience-first networking for users and operators in all network domains across their entire customer base. Key features of MSP dashboard Full Stack Inventory View The MSP dashboard inventory page provides...

Creating and deleting an Organization

If you already have a Mist account but want to set up a new Organization Go to ‘My Account by clicking the person icon in the top right of the screen and click on utilities Delete Account will – delete your account Create Organization will create a new organization with you as a super user.

Organization Information

The Organization level contains customer specific details Most settings have already been covered in the main settings page Name – is whatever you want Management tunnel allows controlled access to the Mist interface if required. Password and session policies are self explanatory The certificate section is used if RADSEC is implemented for 802.1x authentication

Organization Labels (vs site labels)

Labels are a key feature for Mist, they can be considered as tags or groups which can be used to make decisions and policies easier to understand.  WxLAN/Policies define a list of rules, restrictions, and other settings, that can be applied to devices in order to change how they are treated by the network. Add...