DHCP Vendor Class Identifier – DHCP Option 60

In several meetings I get the question, how can I sent different DHCP options to different devices. The answer is to use the DHCP Vendor Class Identifier, DHCP option 60. Every device sends this option to the DHCP Server, and each DHCP Server can answer with specific options, depending on the option 60. I will … Read more DHCP Vendor Class Identifier – DHCP Option 60

Windows DHCP Server Configuration Backup/Restore

In this post, I will show, how to Backup and Restore the Windows DHCP Server configuration and how to use this method to import the HP Vendor Specific Options for the HP AP’s. The configuration will be backuped as a text file, which can easily be modified to match the configuration of a new server. DHCP … Read more Windows DHCP Server Configuration Backup/Restore

HowTo: iMC Operator Login using Active Directory

In this post, I will show, how to use Active Directory for the iMC operator login. iMC is able to check the password of a network operator using Active Directory. You do not have to do the operator management within iMC and use AD instead. This is quite handy because you do not have to … Read more HowTo: iMC Operator Login using Active Directory

HowTo: iMC Webserver ​Certificate

This post will describe the process of installing your own iMC webserver certificate for the iMC webserver. We will create a certificate template for Windows Server 2008R2 and use this template for the certificate. This certificate is than exported and used as the iMC webserver certificate. Most of the information comes from the HP documentation on … Read more HowTo: iMC Webserver ​Certificate

How-To: Controller Discovery

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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