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

Guest Account Migration from Guest Management ​Tool to IMC UAM

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the old days, many people where using the Guest Management Tool or GMS together with the MSM Controller. This tool was a great piece of software to have a very simple way to create and manage guest accounts on MSM controller. For some larger companies, this tool was too simple. And for an environment … Read more Guest Account Migration from Guest Management ​Tool to IMC UAM

IMC UAM – Guest voucher print

Reading Time: 4 minutes Before I start with my post, I need to say sorry, as I missed my post in Mai due to heavy work load and three week abroad for a proof of concept with a customer. I simply couldn’t make it to write my post. My plan is to write two posts this month, to be … Read more IMC UAM – Guest voucher print

BYOD: Part 3 – IMC UAM Configuration

Reading Time: 9 minutes This is the third and last post in this series. I will now show how I configured the IMC (Intelligent Management Center) with UAM (User Access Manager) to get all the magic working.  In this post I will describe how to configure the following points: enable the BYOD functionality in UAM setup the Guest functionality … Read more BYOD: Part 3 – IMC UAM Configuration

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