Site Configuration

AP Mesh Use Cases

The below document basically describes the use case of Mist Mesh feature use cases we can deploy. Use Case 1: Most Basic Config- All the required vlans in the network are being tagged in the SSIDs. Topology: Uplink Switch <—wired connection (ge-0/0/1)—> Base AP —wireless mesh link— Relay AP &nbsp; Requirements: Uplink Switch vlans (where...

Replace AP

The Replace AP function allows you to copy the entire configuration of an old AP (WLANs, settings, physical locations) onto a new AP. The new AP should be unassigned in the organization for replacement.  After replacement, the old AP will become unassigned. In the Access Points page, navigate to the Utilities dropdown and select Replace AP. This...

Mesh Configuration

What is Mesh in Wireless? A Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) is a mesh network created through the connection of wireless access points installed at each network user’s locale. A WMN is a communications network made up of radio nodes organized in a mesh topology. A mesh refers to rich interconnection among devices or nodes. How...

Clone Site Settings from the UI

With the new Clone Site feature, users can recreate any existing site with a click of a single button. Any settings seen on the Site Configurations page will be copied to a newly created site where you are free to keep modifying to your needs. Please note that this only clones any settings visible on...

AP Naming

Bulk AP Naming  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...

Site Information

Sites are added under the organization tab->Site Configuration and the majority of the information – such as physical address etc will be entered here. The country and time zone should be set correctly so system events such channel planning happen at the right time.

AP Firmware

Mist allows you to automatically upgrade multiple APs on your site.  Set an upgrade schedule best fit for your site, such as times when there will be minimal user impact.  Choose between production firmware or beta firmware to be upgraded to your APs at your selected time.  If there are no recent firmware versions available,...

RF Templates

RF Template – this is optional – settings can be taken from the organizational template or manually configured. Site Groups – this adds the site you are creating to one or more groups. Remember the config templates may have been tied to site groups so add this site to a group could enable WLANs and...

Enable Bluetooth Services (per Site)

  Bluetooth based services – if you have the subscription you can enable them here.  This will enable BLE for the entire site.  It can be disabled per AP if required. Note there is one subscription for Engagement and another for Asset Visibility

AP Settings

Enable Channel 144 – confirm your clients support this Access Point Settings allows the LED brightness to be controlled or disabled completely at the site level. The Local Status Page is used by clients to get information about the AP they are connected to, as well as details of the client itself.  To set up...