HowTo: Install Scalix on Debian using Postfix instead of Sendmail

Over the last weeks I got the idea to set up my own server. I did this years before, during my study time but when starting to work I was too busy to maintain my server. Now, I regret this and would like to bring this blog to my own server. While doing this, I … Read moreHowTo: Install Scalix on Debian using Postfix instead of Sendmail

How to: Install the HP VSR Router in ESXi

Today, I would like to show the installation of the HP VSR (Virtual Service Router) on an ESXi host. It should also work for ESX. The VSR is a virtual router, running on VMWare and KVM. It will also run in VMWare player and workstation without consuming a lot of resources, which makes it ideal … Read moreHow to: Install the HP VSR Router in ESXi

HP Network Simulator is Released

HP released the first public available HP Network Simulator software today. It was tested internally by the technical folks and is now available to everyone. You will find it here: http://www.hp.com/networking/hns The HP Network Simulator will create a virtual environment with Comware7 based network devices. It is very helpful for getting started with HP network equipment or … Read moreHP Network Simulator is Released

HowTo: MSM Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

MSM captive portal

This time I would like to describe the configuration of a local MSM captive portal on the MSM controller with a remote authentication, using iMC UAM. For a better understanding of the principles, you should read this post: How To: MSM Local Captive Portal With Local Authentication I will reuse a lot from this post, … Read moreHowTo: MSM Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

New Unified WLAN Software is available

In the last days, a new software version for the Unified WLAN controller was made available. This release supports the new HP 417 AP on the Unified WLAN controller. The Software is available on the product support page here: 830 830_5.20.R3507P26https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG641A 850 and 870 850-870_5.20.R2607P26https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG722A Unified WLAN Module 6000_5.20.R2507P27 and 6000_5.20.R2507P27H01https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG639A You will also find the release notes on … Read moreNew Unified WLAN Software is available

New HP 5700 Switch Announced

HP 5700

HP announced the new HP 5700 switch as the new data center access switch. The switch supports IRF and is SDN ready. You can find the announcement here: http://h17007.www1.hp.com/us/en/networking/whats-new.aspx#.U_NThvmvX55 The switch is available in three different models: HP 5700-40XG-2QSFP+ Switch (JG896A) HP 5700-48XG-4XG-2QSFP+ Switch (JG894A) HP 5700-32XGT-8XG-2QSFP+ Switch (JG898A) For further details have a look at the … Read moreNew HP 5700 Switch Announced

HowTo: UAM Portal with the Unified Controller

UAM portal splash screen

Today I would like to describe the UAM portal functionality. I will show it in combination with the unified controller, which still has the configuration from my last two how to’s for the unified controller. It would be very helpful for your understanding, reading those two posts: How To: Captive Portal With Local Authentication on … Read moreHowTo: UAM Portal with the Unified Controller

MSM Firmware Release: 6.4.1.0

MSM Dashboard

Last week, the new MSM firmware was made available to the public. This new MSM firmware version is the first maintenance release of the 6.4.x branch. Please have a look into the release notes, which are are available here: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.BINARYPORTLET/public/kb/docDisplay/resource.process/?spf_p.tpst=kbDocDisplay_ws_BI&spf_p.rid_kbDocDisplay=docDisplayResURL&javax.portlet.begCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken&spf_p.rst_kbDocDisplay=wsrp-resourceState%3DdocId%253Demr_na-c04403678-1%257CdocLocale%253D&javax.portlet.endCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken I did the upgrade in my lab environment without any issues. For upgrading productive environments, … Read moreMSM Firmware Release: 6.4.1.0