HowTo: UAM Portal with the Unified Controller

UAM portal splash screen

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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 more HowTo: UAM Portal with the Unified Controller

MSM Firmware Release: 6.4.1.0

MSM Dashboard

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 more MSM Firmware Release: 6.4.1.0

iMC WSM Release of E0202P03

WSM overview screen

Reading Time: < 1 minute You can now download a new version of iMC WSM (Wireless Service Manager). You can find the download link here: https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JF414AAE This feature will bring the new HTML 5 topology to the wireless topology. This looks great and is very fast. Below is a screen shot of the new view: There are also some bug … Read more iMC WSM Release of E0202P03

HowTo: Local Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

captive portal

Reading Time: 7 minutes In this post, I will describe the captive portal capabilities on the HP unified controller, using iMC and UAM for remote authentication. Please read my earlier post about captive portal and local authentication, as I will reuse most of the configuration. For this howto I use again the latest and greatest firmware: Prepare the Controller for Captive Portal … Read more HowTo: Local Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

HowTo: Captive Portal With Local Authentication on the UnifiedController

captive portal

Reading Time: 8 minutes In this post I will describe the setup of a captive portal authentication with local authentication, which means, that the accounts will be created on the controller itself. No additional software or tool’s are required. This will fit for small environments but also has its limitations. For this test, I used the latest available firmware, which … Read more HowTo: Captive Portal With Local Authentication on the UnifiedController

How-To: Controller Discovery

MSM Dashboard

Reading Time: 9 minutes In this post I will share my experience with controller discovery in the network. You will get many information on how the AP can discover the controller and what network requirements needs to be meet to do that. I will cover the following topics: Where to place the AP’s in the network How the discovery process … Read more How-To: Controller Discovery

My MSM Best Practice Tips

MSM Dashboard

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this post, I will share my MSM best practice tips, when using the controller. This is not a complete list but all the stuff I do first. From time to time I will update the post or create a complete new one, to stay up to date.So, let’s start now: 1. Which firmware to … Read more My MSM Best Practice Tips

HP Cloud-Managed Networking Solution

HP Cloud Managed Networking Solution

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, I will share some Information about the new HP Cloud-Managed Networking Solution, which will be available in this Month (21.07.2014) to all customers. This Solution will consist of a controller in the Cloud and very easy to install AP’s. The main benefit, you do not have to buy a controller, which is especially for small to medium … Read more HP Cloud-Managed Networking Solution

Move to WordPress

Reading Time: < 1 minute After 6 Month with Blogger (the Goolge blogging platform) I decided to move to my own Webspace and will from now on use WordPress for my postings. WordPress brings a lot of flexibility and I will enhance this site over time. After spending a whole day for migration, I hope that every post is migrated … Read more Move to WordPress

Private VLAN in Comware 7

PVLAN Architecture

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Mai, I was on a proof of concept in Grenoble and one of the coolest things was the Private VLAN function in Comware 7. It was really interesting to see how it works and how simple it is to separate hosts from each other.It works with a two-tier approach. There is a primary VLAN, … Read more Private VLAN in Comware 7

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