Product Updates

February 2nd 2023 Updates

Simplified Operations Simplify WLAN Security Modes This week the admin UI configuration of WLAN security settings is updated to provide a more concise configuration experience. No new functionality is introduced, it’s a facelift to the existing configuration. WLAN security modes are consolidated by security type and protocol. Selecting the desired security type will then show...

January 12th 2023 Updates

Simplified Operations Option to Allow/Disallow SSDP Under Filtering (Wireless) Section This week we added an option to allow/disallow SSDP packets sent on the air. This will help with discovery of certain IOT devices.   Marvis Add additional information to the Marvis Virtual Network Assistant “ROAMINGOF” query for wireless clients Results when using the Marvis search...

December 8th 2022 Updates

Marvis Marvis Conversational Assistant “Troubleshoot Site” for Wired and WAN [BETA] This week we enhanced the “troubleshoot site” query to include any Wired and WAN issues when the deployment contains switches or gateways.  This is available to anyone with the Virtual Network Assistant subscription.   Here is an example of the additional details provided when...

November 4th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Updates to Installed Base View We added the following columns to the installed base view: Service Contract #—The service contract document number. Product SKU—The SKU number of the device. Service SKU—The SKU number of the service package that supports a product SKU. You may have multiple service SKUs listed in a service contract...

October 20th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations More Information in Audits Webhook Payload We now include the before and after details in the payload sent in the audits webhook topic. This matches what is already being returned in the Audit Logs API, and gives administrators the ability to see what values changed before and after a configuration change. Here, we...

September 30th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Juniper Account Integration and Installed Base View On the Inventory page, we introduce an Installed Base view, which provides device-specific information maintained by Juniper along with the status information collected from your Juniper devices. You can use the Installed Base information to onboard the devices to Mist cloud. To view the installed base...

August 25 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Client Onboarding Workflow WiFi Client onboarding is made easy with the addition of PSK Portals. The Client Onboarding feature allows network administrators to create a user-facing landing page, or BYOD PSK Portal, for pre-approved wireless users to self-service their own WiFi passphrase. The Client Onboarding configuration allows creating a BYOD PSK Portal that:...

August 4th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Streaming PCAP (AP Wired/Wireless) – BETA This week we are introducing an improved mechanism for manual packet captures, where packets are live streamed into UI for realtime analysis.  Once the PCAP is completed, a full PCAP file will be generated which can be downloaded and opened in a packet analysis tool such as...

July 21st 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations ‘Config Templates’ Renamed to ‘WLAN Templates’ As we continue to evolve our full stack capabilities, some nomenclatures are being updated to be domain specific. This week – we made that change for “Configuration Templates” renamed as WLAN Templates. These can still be found in the same place on our UI (Organization > WLAN...

July 8th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Customizable ARP, DHCP, and DNS alerts You can now enable alerts for ARP, DHCP, and DNS in the Alert Template and set thresholds for number of failures, number of failing Wi-Fi clients, and duration of failures. A recovered alert will be automatically sent as well if a recovery event is detected without failure...

June 24th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations New Default GLOBAL region When creating a new account from https://manage.mist.com and choosing the GLOBAL region, the account will now be created on the Global 03 environment by default instead of Global 01.  Please keep in mind that if you are creating a new account and trying to access an organization that already...

June 9th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations AP Health SLE   We are replacing the old AP Uptime WiFi Service Level metric with AP Health, which supports new and recategorized classifiers and sub-classifiers. Low Power   AP Disconnected   This is further divided into the following Sub-Classifiers: AP Unreachable Site Down Switch Down AP Reboot   Ethernet   This is...

April 21st 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations GA Release for 6 GHz WiFi We are pleased to announce the addition of Wi-Fi 6E and 6 GHz within the Mist platform.  You can enable 6 GHz in pages like WLAN Configurations and RF Templates.  Support for 6 GHz has been added to RRM, SLEs and Marvis.  Keep in mind that you...

April 7th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Side Navigation Menu Improvements This week we made some updates to the side navigation menu to be more user-friendly. Most submenus have been rearranged alphabetically, the “Network” tab has been renamed to “Site”, and the “Site” and “Organization” submenus are split by WAN, Wired, and Wireless configuration elements.   Client Events on Site...

March 24th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Org API Token Creation To make the Org API token creation process simpler, we are letting you create Org API tokens directly in our Mist UI Dashboard!  We have added UI support to create and manage organization API tokens under the Organization > Settings page. The org token behaves similarly to the user-based...

March 10th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Roaming SLE – Interband Roam We are bringing an enhancement to our existing Roaming Service Level Metric with a new Sub-Classifier to capture Interband Roaming.  Clients roaming between APs may sometimes end up switching radio bands as well (i.e. a client originally on the 2.4 GHz band switching to the 5 GHz or...

February 25th 2022 Updates

Simplified Operations Enhancements to Sponsored Guest Access When configuring a guest portal WLAN with sponsored guest access enabled, clients signing into the portal need to be approved by a sponsor in order to successfully connect to the network.  This prevents unknown and unapproved users from connecting to your private guest WLAN.  Starting this week, you...

January 28th 2022 Updates

Marvis Conversational Assistant – Troubleshooting Enhancements Marvis now provides even more recommendations when you troubleshoot an AP or client using the Conversational Assistant.  These additional recommendations are available for certain types of issues, such as AP disconnected from the cloud, AP with missing VLANs, clients experiencing WiFi and non-WiFi interferences, clients with low RSSI, and...

January 13th 2022 Updates

Marvis Actions – Scope Analysis for DHCP, ARP, DNS Earlier we introduced an enhancement in our Authentication Failure Actions which provided more information regarding the scope of each failure.  This scope analysis allowed you to pinpoint the reason behind your failure, whether it be a server, WLAN, AP, Site, or Org.  This week we are...

October 21st 2021 Updates

Marvis Actions – Insufficient Capacity We are introducing a new Insufficient Capacity Marvis Action as a part of the AP section.  This new Action will detect any capacity issues related to an anomalous increase in an AP’s utilization (usually seen with a significant peak in client traffic) and provide a floorplan visual of the APs...

October 7th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations Roaming SLE Enhancements The Roaming SLE tracks the percentage of successful roams between 2 access points for clients that are within the prescribed thresholds.  This week we have added new Classifiers and Sub-classifiers to help with sorting through additional roaming data.   The Latency Classifier tracks the delta time between clients roaming across...

September 23rd 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations Subscription Redesign The subscription page has been revamped to better track subscriptions and initiate renewals of missing or expiring subs.  These new enhancements include a subscription banner to notify you of insufficient subscriptions, new summary and detail views of your subscriptions, and a new add/renew modal to manage subscriptions. Subscription Banner From the...

September 9th 2021 Updates

Marvis Conversational Assistant Features & Enhancements We are constantly working on updating the Conversational Assistant to give you the best possible experience, and with this week’s enhancements, Marvis can now understand and answer more questions.  Get a list of your wired and wireless clients Now, you can view the list of clients in your organization...

August 26th 2021 Updates

Marvis Meet Marvis Please note that this will only appear for those on Global 01 Today, Marvis supports three different main functions: Conversational Assistant, Action Dashboard, and the Natural, Query language interfaces.  To ensure you are aware and are focusing on each of these areas, or to give new users an introduction to Marvis, we...

August 12th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations New MSP Dashboard We are excited to introduce a new and improved UI Dashboard for our MSP page!  With this week’s update, you can easily view full stack inventory, subscription, and deployment status information across all organizations within your MSP on a single page.  Device inventory and subscription counts can be found at...

July 29th 2021 Updates

Marvis Actions: Persistently Failing Wired Clients Earlier, we introduced a new area in our Action Dashboard called Other Actions, which includes the new Persistently Failing Clients section.  This action highlights clients that are continuously failing to connect due to a client specific issue (scope of failure isn’t the AP, WLAN or server).  Previously this only...

July 15th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations Multi-Cloud Sign In To simplify the login procedure on our Mist dashboard, we have consolidated the sign-in pages for all cloud environments into a single URL: https://manage.mist.com.  No matter which cloud environment your organization is running on, you may use this URL to log in.   Cloud Environments Naming Conventions: We have updated the...

June 30th 2021 Updates

Marvis Other Actions Other Actions is a new section in the Marvis Action Dashboard.  The purpose of this section is to highlight other actions across your org which are less urgent & don’t require immediate action.  Find this new section underneath the main Action Dashboard diagram by clicking on the Other Actions text.  This will...

June 17th 2021 Updates

Marvis Improved Action Downloads We have improved the Actions Download feature for several Marvis Actions by including more pertinent information in the CSV file.  For Actions in the AP Section (Offline, Health Check Failed, and Non-compliant), you will now see the port number on your switch where the issues are observed.   In the Switch...

June 3rd 2021 Updates

Network Programmability WPA-3 and OWE Security Modes 0.8.X or newer Firmware required for WPA-3/PSK 0.9.X or newer Firmware required for WPA-3/EAP and OWE This week we are excited to bring you WPA-3 and OWE security modes for your network WLANs.  WPA-3, also known as Wi-Fi Protected Access 3, is the third iteration of a security ...

May 20th 2021 Updates

Marvis New Actions – ARP and DNS Failure This week we are bringing you two new Actions in the Connectivity section of the Marvis Action Dashboard – ARP Failure and DNS Failure.  These two Actions make use of our Anomaly Detection model to identify sites with clients experiencing an unusually high number of failures for...

May 11th 2021 Updates

Marvis Conversational Interface Please note that this feature requires a valid SUB-VNA license We are excited to announce the next generation of our Marvis Virtual Network Assistant with advanced AI capabilities to better understand and answer questions about your network health.  Our new Marvis Conversational Interface (CI) can answer network related questions in an easily...

April 22nd 2021 Updates

Network Programmability Mesh GA We are excited to announce that the Mesh Network feature is now available for everyone as a general release.  Previously Mesh was a limited feature only available upon request but starting now, everyone should be able to configure Mesh networks under the Site Settings page (Organization > Site > Select Site). ...

April 8th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations Replace APs with Different Models The Replace AP function allows you to copy the entire configuration of an old AP (WLANs, AP settings, physical locations) onto a new AP.  This eliminates the need to go through all of your configurations and try to manually copy them over.  Previously, this feature required a “Model...

March 25th 2021 Updates

Network Programmability Dual 5 GHz Radio Support This week we are excited to announce Dual 5 GHz radios for supported AP models (AP43, AP63).  This feature allows the 2.4 GHz radio on the AP to be converted to 5 GHz to provide additional coverage and additional capacity in the 5 GHz band.  When APs are...

March 11th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations Improved Email Alerts We have improved our Email Alerts by providing more context for the event notification to help make things easier when troubleshooting issues on your site.  Now the Email Alert content will include more relevant information such as the Organization and Site where the issue occurred, as well as the Start...

February 25th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations New Successful Connects SLE   This week we made some improvements to our Successful Connects Metric.  Successful Connects in the SLE represents the % of successfully completed connections.  For failed connection attempts, we identify the reasons for failure. In the previous implementation, we had 3 failure classifiers – Authorization, Association and DHCP which...

February 11th 2021 Updates

Simplified Operations Peer to Peer Upgrades for Access Points We are excited to share a new optimization for those upgrading a large number of APs! Peer to Peer Upgrades improves the efficiency of WAN bandwidth by allowing firmware image downloads directly from peer APs, instead of relying on a cloud download for every single AP. ...

January 29th 2021 Updates

Network Programmability Hotspot 2.0 (requires 0.8.x firmware versions) We are pleased to announce support for Hotspot 2.0 with our Mist APs! Hotspot 2.0 makes it easier and safer to connect to public Wi-Fi hotspots by requiring WPA2 enterprise encryption.  Users with matching credentials on their devices can seamlessly connect to the network.   Setting up Hotspot...

January 12th 2021 Updates

Happy New Year! We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience, so you will see continuous new and updated Cloud Features.  Wired Assurance QoS for Switches Quality of Service(QoS) helps with ensuring that latency-sensitive traffic (such as voice) are prioritized over other traffic.   QoS generally involves the following...

November 19th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Live View Optimizations The list view in our Location Live View page is now paginated and has a search option to find maps more easily, which is helpful for sites with a large number of floorplans.  This optimization reduces the number of API calls and data pulled to help you get to your...

November 6th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations CloudShark Integration for Dynamic PCAP In addition to downloading Dynamic Packet Captures (PCAP) directly to your computer for analysis, you can now also use our new CloudShark integration to view your Dynamic PCAP files directly on your web browser.  There are no required manual setting changes needed – you can start using this...

October 22nd 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Additional events now available in Audit Logs Audit Logs allow you to keep track of all administrative changes on your organization, which limits the guesswork when rolling back on changes or enforcing configuration compliance.  Now, Audit Logs will also track all user access to your organization.  Use this improvement in audit logs like...

October 8th 2020 Updates

Marvis Roaming History Visualization We are very excited to bring you an entirely new visualization to track the roaming paths of your clients!  With our new Roaming of <CLIENT> query in the Marvis search, you can see a timeline view of your client roaming between different APs.  We use the data from the Client Events...

October 1st 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Free trial for new organizations Starting this week, any new organizations created will automatically gain a 90-day free trial to the following services: WiFi Management and Assurance, vBLE Engagement, Asset Visibility, Virtual Network Assistant, and Wired Assurance.  These subscription services will be free for you to use for 90 days starting from your...

September 17th 2020 Updates

Wired Assurance Assign Role Assigning roles for your switches are now easier than ever with the ability to do so when selecting multiple switches at once.  From your Switches page, select the switches you wish to assign a role for. From the More dropdown menu, select Assign Switch Role.  Here, you can name a role...

September 3rd 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations SLE Rendering Improvements with NEW APIs This week we are improving the performance of our SLE page by splitting up heavier APIs into separate calls to speed up responsiveness.  Metrics will be loaded on the UI page as soon as data becomes available – metrics with data available will render first, while metrics...

August 21st 2020 Updates

Marvis Actions Firmware Upgrade [BETA] We are excited to bring support for a new type of Marvis Actions this week – AP Firmware Upgrade!  If for any reason you have APs on your site that are not running the same firmware version as the rest of the APs, we have you covered.  With the AP...

August 6th 2020 Updates

Marvis Download Actions List It’s now easier than ever to get a full list of your entire Org’s Marvis Actions with our new download feature in the Marvis Actions Dashboard.  Download either just the list for a specific type of failure i.e. Switch, AP, Authentication, or DHCP, or download the entire list of recommended actions...

July 23rd 2020 Updates

Customer Engagement Occupancy Analytics Improvements [Please reach out to sales@mist.com for access] Last month we announced the Occupancy Analytics page which allowed you to see areas in your site that were overcrowded based on the use of Zones on your Live View map.  This could be used to help enforce capacity limits for each of...

July 9th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Alerts (Beta access only) This week we are introducing an all new Alerts page on the Mist dashboard to help you maintain full and constant visibility across your sites.  Here, you may view the full list of alerts detected on your site.  You may also configure alerts to receive Email notifications for certain...

June 25th 2020 Updates

Wired Assurance Switch Configurations We are very excited to announce that in addition to having a monitoring solution for switches on your site, we are now rolling out the capability to make configuration changes to your switches directly from the Mist UI!  Setting changes can be applied on a per-switch, per-site, and on a template...

June 11th 2020 Updates

Customer Engagement Occupancy Analytics [Alpha] We are very excited to announce the new Occupancy Analytics page this week! Using the zones you set up in Location Live View, you can now set a limit for the number of clients allowed in each area on your map. Use this analytics page to see which areas in...

May 28th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Metrics for Access Point Summary We are excited to announce a summary view for the APs per site for your AP page! This new section is displayed at the top of the AP list view and outlines some basic stats and metrics of the APs on your site. Reference this area to get...

May 14th 2020 Updates

Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant RADIUS Server Search Queries This week we are making more improvements with our Marvis search by adding support for queries involving RADIUS servers on your site. Use Marvis to show the most used RADIUS servers on your site based on client activity or list client events involving a specified RADIUS...

April 30th 2020 Updates

Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant Built-in Documentation Search Searching for answers in the Mist documentation site is easier than ever now that we have the documentation search bar built right into Marvis! If you ever have any questions about how to use our system or make configurations, simply type in “Search” followed by your search...

April 17th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations 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...

April 2nd 2020 Updates

Marvis Improved UI This week we are launching a new and improved UI for the Marvis page! When going to Marvis, the default view is now purely focused on the Marvis Questions bar which you are familiar with. We want to assist you in solving your network issues as quickly as possible so this is...

March 18th 2020 Updates

Switch Functionality Testing Tools and Reboot We are excited to bring Testing Tools and Reboot functionality to our Switches page! For certain supported models of Juniper switches which are adopted to your site, we now have the ability to perform tests to monitor switch health directly from our Mist dashboard. Similar to our AP Testing...

February 25th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Insights View Timeline Enhancement Our Insights page gives an overview of network experience across the Entire Site, Access Points or Client. Many sections in this page show information in a timeline format so to make analyzing data easier we are pinning the timeline graph to the top of the page. Now when you...

February 6th 2020 Updates

Network Programmability WxLAN Label using IP/Protocol/Port 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. This week we are bringing even more customizability when defining policy rules by allowing a new type of label to be used:...

January 16th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations See Closed Support Tickets We are making an improvement with the visibility of support tickets by keeping closed/resolved tickets exposed on our UI. You can look for older tickets that have been solved and reference these for solutions given for any previous issues. Access the Support Tickets page by clicking on the “?”...

January 9th 2020 Updates

Simplified Operations Network and Engagement Analytics We are pleased to announce that the Network and Engagement Analytics pages are now available for all users! Use these analytics pages to monitor detailed views of client activity and usage rate across all your sites. Customize your view with the most relevant data and resize each information box...

December 12th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Indicate Client Events with Dynamic PCAP file Client Events have been an integral part of what makes Wi-Fi Assurance at Mist Systems so innovative. The ability to dynamically capture packets for specific users at any point in time is extremely helpful in proactively troubleshooting network issues for individual clients. This week we are...

December 5th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Wired Packet Capture Please note this feature requires firmware version of 0.5.x or newer. Previously the Wired packet capture feature was limited to beta customers, so this week we are excited to announce that this feature is now available for all users! With Wired PCAP, data is captured from the Eth0 port of...

November 21st 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Mist Resource Center We are pleased to announce our brand new Mist Resource Center! Use the Resource Center to quickly check recent announcements, search through our documentation, get step-by-step instructional guides, and read our weekly product updates, all conveniently from any page of our Mist Dashboard. Access our Resource Center through the book...

November 14th 2019 Updates

Marvis Action Dashboard Improvements This week we made an improvement with the Site Map view in Marvis Actions Dashboard. Now, instead of showing the number of sites on the map, we will show the number of issues seen across all sites. Zooming in on the map area will then show the separate individual sites, each...

November 8th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations View List of Clients per Application Our Insights page gives an overview of network experience across the entire site, including a detailed view into your WLANs, Access Point statuses, Switches, and Applications. View the Insights page for your Site, Access Points, or specific Clients. This week we are expanding the Applications section on...

October 24th 2019 Updates

Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant Unhappy users at WLAN Now you can let Marvis give you answers for a simple question like” Unhappy users” to get a holistic view of all clients on your site who are having Successful Connect issues. Use this to quickly get an overview on the client satisfaction across your network...

October 17th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations View Client Classification on WiFi Clients list Earlier this year we introduced the capability of including client classifications for better visibility in identifying threats to the network. This function was an improvement in our WIPS security and allowed you to allowlist clients as sanctioned clients and blocklist clients as watched clients on your...

October 11th 2019 Updates

Marvis: Action Dashboard Troubleshoot your network using Marvis Actions Marvis Actions is the proactive method of using Marvis to highlight/bubble up high user-impacting issues across a customer’s organization. This is the next level of our AI capabilities (dpcap, AI driver RRM, VNA etc.), wherein our customers can now experience the beginnings of a self-driving network....

September 26th 2019 Updates

Network Programmability Sponsored Guest Access WLAN The Mist Captive Portal can be customized with a range of authorization options to cater to your specific needs as a network administrator. To improve its security capabilities we are introducing the option of adding a sponsored guest access authorization for users attempting to login using the portal. With...

September 19th 2019 Updates

Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant BT11 in Search Queries This week we are expanding the Marvis search functionality to support specific queries involving the BT11 beacon point models. Users can now see BT11s show up in the results for certain search queries as well as search directly for BT11 attributes. Some example Marvis searches are:...

September 5th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Clone Site Settings from the UI This week we are excited to provide a one click solution for creating multiple sites with the Clone Site function. Using this new feature, users can recreate any existing site with a click of a single button. Any settings seen on the Site Configurations page will be...

August 29th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Apply Multiple WLANs to APs We are pleased to announce that modifying WLANs on your site is now easier than ever! You can now bulk edit WLANs together and assign them to the intended APs with just a single configuration change on the UI. Previously, you had to click into each individual WLAN...

August 22nd 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Remove Invite Code for New Accounts To make your account creation process simpler, we have removed the previously required invite code for new users. Now, when creating a new account with Mist we will just send you a verification email for you to confirm; no more hassle with copying the invite code from...

August 8th 2019 Updates

Network Programmability Set AP Bandwidth without setting a channel We are pleased to announce a function that will improve your flexibility when configuring wireless networks. Previously when setting a static channel bandwidth for APs, you were required to set a channel as well. Now you may manually set the bandwidth on individual APs, and leave...

August 1st 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Location Webhooks – RSSI data for WiFi clients Webhooks are an intuitive method of collecting real-time data by having events push their information onto a provided URL. Triggering webhook events will automatically send and store relevant details for data analysis. We are improving the Location Coordinates webhook by adding RSSI information in that...

July 25th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Show Reason for Disconnected APs (needs 0.5.X firmware or newer) Whenever our access points experience an error, we display an LED pattern to indicate the specific issue encountered. This is a simple way to troubleshoot when you have direct access to the AP, but can prove to be difficult if you are managing...

June 21st 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Network Security Enhancements Rogue Clients Detection Rogue APs are any APs that share your same wired network, but are unknown to your Organization. Clients connected to any of the Rogue APs are defined as Rogue Clients. To view detected Rogue APs, navigate to Network > Security and select the Rogue APs tab. Click...

June 13th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Site Name as a Webhook Field [API] Webhooks are an intuitive method of collecting data by having real-time events push their information onto a provided URL to be used for data analysis. We are including an additional “site_name” field in the following webhook topics: device-events, alarms, audits, and client-sessions. This helps when monitoring...

May 30th 2019 Updates

Bug Fixes and Improvements IP Address Sorting We have resolved an issue on our UI to sort IP addresses correctly. This fix can be seen on any AP or Clients list page, where you can sort columns by the IP address. Uppercase WiFi Client Labels We fixed a bug in organization labels where client labels...

May 23rd 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Take action on worst performing sites based on any Service Level Metrics at the Organization level The SLE view across the org, ranked by the worst 100 performing sites helps network admins monitor the health of all sites throughout an organization. For example, use this feature to quickly show the top 100 sites...

May 16th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations New Label Type – User Group Please note that this feature requires a firmware version of 0.5.16885 or newer We are excited to roll out RADIUS user group attributes to be used in WxLAN Policies this week. Instead of selecting individual clients to apply policy labels to, configure your RADIUS server to designate...

May 2nd 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Search Filters in the Audit Log Tables Who? What? Where? When? You can now answer these questions leveraging the search filters in the Audit Logs screens. Audit logs record all administrative activities in an organization, such as creation or deletion of WLANs, updating an AP, or adding Policies. These logs allow you to...

April 26th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Device Stats at Org Level [API] APIs have always been and continues to be the foundation to our Mist AI platform, and this week we expanded its functionality by allowing you to GET statistics for all devices in your organization across all sites. Results are paginated to show 100 devices on each page...

April 18th 2019 Updates

Bug Fix – Dynamic VLAN ID 1 VLAN ID 1 can now be configured on the UI as a dynamic VLAN if desired. Make sure to have the latest firmware installed if you run into any issues when setting VLAN 1 as a dynamic VLAN. To learn more about static and dynamic VLANs and setting...

April 5th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations – Subscribe to Events Network Admins and Helpdesk users – you now have the power!! This week we are providing more functionality for administrators in the Network Admin and Helpdesk roles by allowing all admins to subscribe to site events. This feature is no longer limited to Super Users only. Now, any admin...

March 28th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations – Traceroute Tool Improvements At Mist we are always looking to improve our tools to better help you have a smooth experience while navigating the dashboard. The traceroute AP tool is helpful in analyzing the path of your packets and transit delays of these packets. We have added more features to our traceroute...

March 26th 2019 Updates

Network Programmability Model Specific Overrides At Mist we are constantly enhancing our customizability to help improve your individual experience when configuring wireless networks. This week we are introducing AP model specific overrides in RRM and RF Template settings. Model specific overrides allow you to configure settings specific to each AP Model (AP41, AP21, AP61, etc.)....

March 7th 2019 Updates

Network Programmability – Guest Portal Required Fields The Guest Portal defines the landing page customers are directed to when you configure a WLAN with portal configurations. To improve customization, starting this week we are allowing you to set any custom portal field as a required field. You are not limited to setting Name, email, and...

February 28th 2019 Updates

Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant 90-Day Free Trial For those who would like to try out our Marvis virtual network assistant but have not signed up for a Marvis subscription yet, we have good news for you! Any new organization created will come with a free 90-day trial for the full range of Marvis capabilities....

February 21st 2019 Updates

AP Naming Improvements Customized Automation at your service Claiming or renaming multiple APs give you the option of using a counter in the name to help identify between different APs.  Simply include [ctr] somewhere in the name and we will automatically increment up for each of your APs in the selected list. This week we...

February 14th 2019 Updates

Network Programmability SSID Scheduling Enhancements – Multiple Time Ranges SSID Scheduling allows you to customize your WLAN by choosing the exact days and times to broadcast the SSID.  This scheduling function was limited to setting one time period per day, but starting now you may add multiple time ranges for each day.  An example use...

February 7th 2019 Updates

Simplified Operations Historical Support Tickets You asked and we heard you and did what you asked – you can now see all the support tickets to keep track of any requests or questions you may have had in the past that are not resolved yet. Navigate to your support tickets page, and choose a time...

January 31st 2019 Updates

This week, with the new capabilities we have released, we want to know from you how Marvis is doing in answering questions, and also open the documentation on our APIs to be more easily accessible to program the network. Below are the updates for January 31st, 2019: Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant Give us Feedback!...

January 24th 2019 Updates

Network Programmability Organization & Site Level Webhooks (API) Webhooks are an intuitive method of collecting data by having real-time events push their information onto a provided URL.  Triggering webhook events will automatically send and store relevant details for data analysis. This week we are introducing webhooks to be configured aswebhook topics for both the site...

January 21st 2019 Updates

Bug Fixes/Improvements Reports showing blank fields This week we fixed an issue where generating and running reports returned blank fields with no data.  With this fix, reports are now working as expected. Go to Analytics > Reports to generate reports of your site statistics. Fixed Password reset function for 2FA We resolved an issue where...

January 10th 2019 Updates

Hope you all are having a great start to 2019! We are constantly working to deliver great experiences at Mist and on that note, have an exciting capability we released this week. Below are the updates for January 10th, 2019: Simplified Operations Save photos of the installed APs using the Mist AI app Claiming APs...

January 7th 2019 Updates

Happy New Year, and thank you for being a part of the Mist Family!  We are constantly working to deliver great experiences at Mist. To that purpose, every week you will see new features added via the Mist Cloud. Below are the updates for January 7th, 2019: New Documentation portal No more logins!! We are...

December 20th 2018 Updates

Happy Holidays, and thank you for being a part of the Mist Family!  We are constantly working to deliver great experiences at Mist. To that purpose, every week you will see new features added via the Mist Cloud. Below are the updates for December 20th, 2018: Simplified Operations Error reason when claiming APs When claiming...

December 14th 2018 Updates

We are constantly working to deliver great experiences at Mist. To that purpose, every week you will see new features added via the Mist Cloud. Below are the updates for December 14th, 2018: Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant Search for attributes of a device This week we are introducing an easy way to get more...

December 6th 2018 Updates

We are constantly working to deliver great experiences at Mist. To that purpose, every week you will see new features added via the Mist Cloud. Below are the updates for December 6th, 2018: Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant Status summary boxes This week we are introducing an easy way to get a quick glance at...

November 29th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for November 29th, 2018. Simplified Operations Audit Log improvements Audit logs record all administrative activities in an organization, such as creation or deletion of WLANs,...

November 15th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for November 15th, 2018. Simplified Operations New Mist University Courses This week we are introducing new Mist University courses for you to get certified on...

November 2nd 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for November 2nd, 2018. Simplified Operations Inclusion of Client MAC in manual packet captures We are improving the manual packet capture tool by including an...

October 2018 GA features

We are pleased to announce the migration of multiple Beta features into our generally available release.  Starting this week, the following features will be available to all users, without the need for beta access: Network Programmability Static L2TPv3 tunnels L2TP (Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol) allows for a private link to be created between two points...

October 18th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for October 18th, 2018. Network Programmability New RRM Visualization Today we are proud to introduce a new and improved RRM (Radio Resource Management) page for...

October 11th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for October 11th, 2018. Network Programmability Fail Open for Guest WLAN (beta only, needs rc1 firmware) In the events where APs have a loss in...

September 27th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 27th, 2018. Marvis – Virtual Network Assistant Additional Queries Marvis is a useful tool in troubleshooting your network issues by asking questions using...

September 20th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 20th, 2018. Simplified Operations Safeguard against accidental Site deletion Mist is always working on making your network the most secure and reliable it...

September 13th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 13th, 2018. Simplified Operations AP inventory page improvements The AP Inventory page allows you to see the full list of APs across your...

September 12th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 12th, 2017. Personal WLANs (requires alpha firmware 0.1.11687) Mist is excited to announce patent-pending Personal WLANs, which are secure micro-segmented networks across a...

September 6th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 6th, 2018. Simplified Operations AP LED Status We are improving the Access Points page and the information given when an AP is down...

August 15th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for August 15th, 2018. Simplified Operations Subscriptions – Activation Code Recently we announced the Subscriptions page in our Mist dashboard, where you can keep track...

August 2nd 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for August 2nd, 2018. Simplified Operations Subscription Page We are pleased to announce a brand new page in our Mist dashboard to help with keeping...

July 26th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for July 26th, 2018 Simplified Operations Client events – Full AP name display Client insights allows for troubleshooting the network by displaying all events the...

July 19th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for July 19th, 2018 Simplified Operations BSSID information on Clients view The WiFi Clients list page is a useful way to get a general overview...

July 12th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for July 12th, 2018 Simplified Operations Min/Max Power on RRM Radio Resource Management (RRM) is an essential tool in your dashboard, which ensures that APs...

June 28th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for June 28th, 2018 Simplified Operations Site Insights: Network Servers Site Insights gives an overview of network experience across the entire site, including information about...

June 21st 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for June 21st, 2018. Simplified Operations Acknowledge Events – Add note Eliminate clutter and keep a more organized list of Site Events to sort through...

June 7th 2018 Updates: Marvis

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for June 7th, 2018. Marvis Mist is proud to introduce the first ever virtual assistant for troubleshooting network issues.  This AI-driven assistant accepts commands in...

May 30th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for May 30th, 2018. Network Programmability Multi-mode WLAN with EAP Multi-mode WLANs allow multiple security encryptions to be used simultaneously on a single SSID.  Devices...

May 14th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for May 14th, 2018. Simplified Operations BLE Clients page updates The BLE Clients page is an integral part of viewing all available BLE assets on...

May 4th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for May 4th, 2018. Bug Fixes WxLAN Policy + Labels behavior This week we fixed a bug in WxLAN policies where clients would still be...

April 26th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for April 26th, 2018. Customer Engagement Location services: Walls (beta users only) Mist is pleased to bring an additional feature for Location services which allows...

April 19th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for April 19th, 2018. Network Programmability Site Proxy URL (beta users only) Note: this feature is for beta users only and requires firmware version 0.2.13369...

April 10th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for April 10th, 2018. Simplified Operations Guest Portal access: E-mail The Guest Portal defines the landing page customers are directed to when you configure an...

March 29th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience.  Here are the updates for March 29th, 2018. Simplified Operations AP Inventory improvements Last month we announced the AP Inventory page, which allows you to view a complete list of all APs in your organization.  This feature allowed Super Admins...

March 20th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for March 20th, 2018. Simplified Operations Search filter improvements Our search filter box has been an integral part of the Mist experience, providing a seamless...

February 22nd 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for February 22nd, 2018. Simplified Operations Audit Logs improvements Audit logs help network administrators track down specific changes to the org and site allowing for...

February 15th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for February 15th, 2018. Bug Fixes/Improvements AP Down Event client count This week we fixed an error where impacted devices were getting counted twice per...

February 9th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for February 9th, 2018. Bug Fixes/Improvements Channel 140 selection In our RRM page, we fixed an issue where channel 140 was not able to be...

February 5th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for February 5th, 2018. Simplified Operations AP Inventory In order to maintain an organized network, administrators must be able to have a comprehensive view of...

January 18th 2018 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for January 18th, 2018. Simplified Operations Insights Dashboard LLDP Neighbor Information Mist is extending the information available on the Insights page by adding columns on...

December 22nd 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for December 22nd, 2017. Network Programmability Helpdesk role Administrator roles can help separate the different types of users and access granted for people on your...

December 11th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for December 11th, 2017. Simplified Operations Auto Upgrade AP improvements We are excited to extend the capabilities of Firmware Auto Upgrade by allowing users to...

November 30th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for November 30th, 2017. Network Programmability Static L2TP Tunnels L2TP (Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol) allows for a private link to be created between two points...

November 22nd 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for November 22nd, 2017. Network Programmability WiFi SLE: Successful Connects Mist is excited to include another WiFi SLE metric: Successful Connects.  Use this SLE to...

November 2017 GA features

We are pleased to announce the migration of multiple Beta features into our generally available release.  Starting this week, the following features will be available to all users, without the need for beta access: Network Programmability WIPS: Rogue and Honeypot AP detection Honeypot APs are unauthorized APs advertising your SSID. They pose a security risk...

October 17th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for October 17th, 2017. Network Programmability: SSID Scheduling (Beta access only) Mist is improving customizability of WLANs with the introduction of SSID scheduling. Now, set...

October 10th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for October 10th, 2017. Network Programmability Geofencing WLANs Beta (Beta feature, needs custom firmware – 0.1.11766) Use proximity location as an attribute to enable access...

September 28th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 28th, 2017. Network Programmability: AirWatch support (needs beta access and custom firmware from Mist) BYOD made easy – Mist as an open API...

September 18th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for September 18th, 2017. Customer Engagement: Coexistence of vBLE with iBeacon & Eddystone URL transmit protocols Earlier in the year we released the capability of...

August 30th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated cloud features. Here are the updates for August 30th, 2017. Operational Simplicity: Google Sign-in for Admin Access Mist is bringing Social login to administrators for a more convenient way to access...

August 24th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for August 23, 2017. Simplified Operations: Org Template enhancements: Multi-PSK WLANs (Beta Feature) Mist provides organization templates for a more streamlined way of setting up...

August 10th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for August 10, 2017. Network Programmability Webhooks (Beta Access) Webhooks are an intuitive method of collecting data by having real-time events push their information onto...

August 4th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for August 4, 2017. Location Featuring Sensor Fusion technology for even higher accuracy (Beta access) As always, we are excited to bring more innovation into...

July 28th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for July 28, 2017. Serviceability Enhancements  for Location RF Environment got an upgrade RF Environment (we like to call it RF Glasses) gives a visual...

July 20th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for July 20, 2017. Honeypot AP detection and Rogue AP updates (Beta access only) Honeypot APs are unauthorized APs advertising your SSID. They pose a...

July 14th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for July 14, 2017. Engage with Chrome Browser along with Apple Wallet With ability to interleave protocols such as ibeacon and Eddystone URL –  you...

July 7th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for July 7, 2017. Use Apple Wallet vouchers in conjunction with the Mist patented vBLE array Engage with visitors/guest/shoppers with Apple Wallet –  now you...

June 8th 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for June 8, 2017. New feature: Audit Trails We now allow you to have more traceability to configuration changes for your network.  Audit logs record all administrative activities...

June 1st 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for June 1, 2017. Two Factor Authentication  Mist extends its cloud security capability for organizations by adding the option of a Two-factor Authentication for every login attempt.  Take...

May 18th 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for May 18, 2017. Application Bandwidth Control (Beta only) Mist is extending its bandwidth control features to now include application rate limiting to allow network administrators to have...

May 11th 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for May 10, 2017. SLE Metric: Roaming One of the key metrics that affect user experience in a network is efficient roaming of clients between access points. Mist...

April 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every month you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for April 2017. Reorder User Settings Columns You can now customize the order of the settings columns displayed across the site. Just drag and drop...

March 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every month you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for March 2017. Insights Redesign 1. The Insights view now displays the location map, number of Access Points/Clients, and Mbps at the top. 2. Updated...

February 2017 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every month you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for February 2017. Emails 1. Emails are now sent in HTML format, which should avoid your spam filter. 2. Email notifications are now sent out...

January 2017 Update

Happy New Year. And Thank you for being part of the Mist Family!. January is an exciting month for us. We are pushing a brand new dashboard that went live (1/25/2017). Please see below for all the updates for January 2017. Features available for All Customers/Partners: 1. SLE Metric Monitoring (new views). This is the new Dashboard! 2. AP...

December 2016 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every month you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for December 2016. Labeling We have expanded the scope of labeling from Wi-Fi Clients to App Clients, BLE Asset Clients as well. Now you can filter...

November 2016 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every month you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for November 2016.   DFS Channels now available. Radio Resource Management has been updated with options to set power or choose channels you want to be operating...

October 2016 Update

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every month you will see new and updated Cloud Features. WxLAN Updates We have feature to block or deny based on Applications and Hostnames by creating label. Labels can be set at Client level or SSID level. We can set...

September 2016 Update

Mist Cloud We are always working on the Cloud. So each week you will see our Cloud Feature Progress here. September 1st 2016 SLE Metrics: Add sub-classifiers for client event filters 802.1x Authentication: Change dynamic vlan into table format Template Improvements: Allow ETH0 and ETH1 Custom-Forwarding for Template WLANs Template Improvements: Applying Template WLANs to a site will add...

August 17th 2017 Updates

We at Mist are constantly working on making the Mist experience the best possible experience. So every week you will see new and updated Cloud Features. Here are the updates for August 17, 2017. Organization Template Enhancements Use Mist uses “Templates” at an Organization level to streamline the creation and setup of multiple sites.   This week,...