DHCP Vendor Class Identifier – DHCP Option 60

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

iMC DHCP Agent

Reading Time: 4 minutes iMC is able to display a list of devices and IP addresses in use. To get the hostname of those devices as well, the iMC DHCP agent can grab those from the DHCP server. During my test of this function, I found some obstacles. In this article, I will share my experience and describe the installation … Read more iMC DHCP Agent

Windows DHCP Server Configuration Backup/Restore

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Bulk Modification of Guest Accounts

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post I will share how to do a bulk modification of guest accounts in iMC UAM. This is currently not possible from the web GUI. You have to work on the DB instead. I figured it out by reverse engineering and testing. With the new iMC UAM version 7.1 it is possible to … Read more Bulk Modification of Guest Accounts

HowTo: iMC Webserver ​Certificate

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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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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

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