WLAN Configuration

COA/DM Server

Configuring a network with your CoA/DM server is an easy process with the Mist dashboard.  Just follow the steps below – all you need is the IP address and shared secret of your server. Create a WLAN with EAP (802.1X) security by navigating to Network > WLANs and selecting Add WLAN.  Enter in your RADIUS server IP and secret....

Isolation

By default Mist supports Proxy Arp. Mist APs by default support Proxy ARP. Mist APs on seeing an ARP request for a connected client, instead of forwarding the packet over the air,  formats an ARP response on behalf of the client and responds to the wired network. Wikipedia ARP Filter: When ARP filter is enabled,...

Custom WLAN Forwarding

By Default the WLAN will output as tagged or untagged traffic though the primary Ethernet port Eth0 It is possible to send the entire SSID out of the second ethernet port – this is useful for complete isolation of voice or guest traffic – but it doubles cable costs, but can be used in a...

WxLAN Policy

  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. Configuring policy has been simplified on the Mist dashboard. Let’s look into the steps 1. The first step is to create labels. Creating labels can be done...