HowTo: Aruba VIA

Reading Time: 7 minutes This time, I would like to show the configuration of the Virtual Intranet Access client. I use this one as a replacement for my OpenVPN installation. The aim is, to have an encrypted connection, even when using public hot spots. The great thing, Aruba VIA is also available to mobile phones, like my iPhone.In this post, … Read more HowTo: Aruba VIA

Set Transmit Power for Unified AP’s

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this article I will show how to configure the transmit power for unified AP’s via the CLI, the web GUI on the controller and from iMC WSM. I decided to write this article because it is not that intuitive to configure the transmit power for unified AP’s, but this article will make it clear. … Read more Set Transmit Power for Unified AP’s

iMC UAM Page Push Policy

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post I will explain the new UAM page push policy in iMC, which was introduced with the  update to iMC 7.1. The UAM page push policy will make it easier to select the webpage which should be used for the authentication. The UAM page push policy will replace the portal selection in the … Read more iMC UAM Page Push Policy

HowTo: MSM with UAM Captive Portal

Reading Time: 5 minutes This time I would like to show, how to use the UAM captive portal with the MSM solution. As the MSM solution did not support the portal protocol, which is used to transfer all the necessary information from the UAM captive portal server to the access device, we have to use at least one Comware … Read more HowTo: MSM with UAM Captive Portal

UAM Portal Authentication Enhancement

UAM Transparent Portal User

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this post I will show, how to enhance the usage of the UAM portal authentication. This will enhance the usage for mobile endpoints and for desktop/laptop users. I add this configuration to my best practices and will encourage all of my peers to use this kind of UAM portal authentication configuration. I tested this … Read more UAM Portal Authentication Enhancement

MSM Config Backup via CLI

MSM Dashboard

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the last days, I came across a problem, where I was not able to reach the web GUI of my MSM controller. Before resetting the controller, I was looking for the config and I found a way to backup the configuration via CLI. The MSM config backup works quite easy. You just need to … Read more MSM Config Backup via CLI

HowTo: MSM Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

MSM captive portal

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 more HowTo: MSM Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

New HP 417 Walljack

HP 417 Walljack

Reading Time: < 1 minute HP announced a the new HP 417 Walljack as a new AP for the Unified controller. This new Walljack is a single radios 2.4GHz radio which currently only works with the Unified controller. It also has 3 100BaseT ports for wired connection and has also 1 pass through port and therefore is a great solution for … Read more New HP 417 Walljack

New Unified WLAN Software is available

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 more New Unified WLAN Software is available

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

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