Set Transmit Power for Unified AP’s

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

UAM Portal Authentication Enhancement

UAM Transparent Portal User

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

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 more New Unified WLAN Software is available

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 more HowTo: UAM Portal with the Unified Controller

HowTo: Local Captive Portal with Remote Authentication

captive portal

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

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

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

Guest Account Migration from Guest Management ​Tool to IMC UAM

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

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 … Read more BYOD: Part 3 – IMC UAM Configuration