How to configure and manage Hotspot

Manage Hotspot

WiFiLan provides admin to manage and configure hotspots.

To configure Hotspot

  1. Click Manage Hotspot link under AP Management drop down link (in the left pane).

General tab

To configure hotspot (General Configuration)

  1. Click General tab under Manage Hotspot (in the left pane under AP Management drop down link). General Configuration page is displayed.

General Tab

General Tab table

Fields

Description

Hotspot Name

Hotspot Name filed displays the name of the hotspot.

Location

Enter the location of the hotspot on Map in the Location field.

Latitude-Longitude

Latitude-Longitude gets generated automatically when you enter the location in the Latitude-Longitude field.

Timezone

Select the time from the Timezone drop down list

Country

Select the country from the Country drop down list

Notes for Hotspot

Enter shot description for the Hotspot in the Notes for Hotspot field.

 

SSID tab

To configure hotspot (SSID Configuration)

  1. Click SSID tab under Manage Hotspot (in the left pane under AP Management drop down link). SSID Configuration page is displayed.

SSID Tab

 

  2. Select the check box for the SSID, SSID Name filed, and two check boxes will appear.
  3. Enter the name of the SSID in the SSID Name
  4. Select the Hide check box to hide the SSID from the network scan.
  5. Select the Secure With Key check box, and a field will appear. 8Enter the password in it.
  6. Select the check box for Show Characters to view the characters of the password.
  7. Select VLAN check box to
  8. Click Submit to save the changes, or click Cancel to discard the changes.

RADIUS (AAA)

To configure hotspot (RADIUS (AAA) Configuration)

  1. Click RADIUS (AAA) tab under Manage Hotspot (in the left pane under AP Management drop down link). RADIUS Configuration page is displayed.

RADIUS (AAA) Tab

RADIUS (AAA) tab Table

Fields

Description

Primary RADIUS Server

Enter the primary Radius server IP address in the Primary RADIUS Server field.

Secondary RADIUS Server

Enter the secondary Radius server IP address in the Secondary RADIUS Server field.

RADIUS NAS ID

Enter the NAS ID of the controller for authentication in the RADIUS NAS ID field.

RADIUS Secret

Enter a password in the RADIUS Secret field.

Splash Page

Enter the portal page URL for login in the Splash Page field

Passthrough URLs

Enter the passthrough URL in the Passthrough URLs field. (Passthrough URL is the URL through which the user can have direct access to that website without any authentication)

MAC Password

Enter the MAC password in the MAC Password field.

Show MAC Password

Select Show MAC Password check box to view the MAC password.

 

 

Miscellaneous

To configure hotspot (Miscellaneous Configuration)

  1. Click Miscellaneous tab under Manage Hotspot (in the left pane under AP Management drop down link). RADIUS Configuration page is displayed.

Miscellaneous Tab

Miscellaneous tab Table

Fields

Description

2.4 GHz Channel

Select the value from the drop down list. The value should be between 0-11

Tx Power (dBm)

Enter the value for the Tx Power (dBm) on based on the device in the Tx Power (dBm) field.

Enable meshing

Select Enable meshing check box to enable meshing for the Aps in the hotspot.

Submit

Click Submit to save the changes.

Have more questions? Submit a request

0 Comments

Please sign in to leave a comment.