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UAM Portal Authentication Enhancement

UAM Portal Authentication Enhancement

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 […]

New HP 417 Walljack

New HP 417 Walljack

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 […]

New Unified WLAN Software is available

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.R3507P26 https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG641A   850 and 870 850-870_5.20.R2607P26 https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG722A   Unified WLAN Module 6000_5.20.R2507P27 and 6000_5.20.R2507P27H01 https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG639A You will also […]

How To: Local Captive Portal with Remote...

How To: Local Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

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 how to I use again the latest and greatest firmware: [Unified_Controller_Master]dis version HP Comware […]

How To: Captive Portal With Local Authen...

How To: Captive Portal With Local Authentication on the UnifiedController

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 […]

How-To: Controller Discovery

How-To: Controller Discovery

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 […]

BYOD: Part 3 – IMC UAM Configuration

BYOD: Part 3 – IMC UAM Configuration

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 […]