Juniper-Mist Updates

Juniper-Mist Updates

Whenever I log into my Juniper-Mist Dashboard, I am always excited to see “Announcing New Features” message. See full updates here. I would love to point out couple of features that I have been waiting for that Juniper-Mist implemented: Sponsored Guest Access: I wrote a post previously on “Sponsored Guest Access and Self Registration“. In… Continue Reading Juniper-Mist Updates

Mist AI – Ask Siri To Enable/Disable SSID

Mist AI – Ask Siri To Enable/Disable SSID

My last post was about creating a Guest SSID in Mist Dashboard with some BYOD self register and self sponsor features. I mentioned few requirements in there; one of them was to enable and disable the SSID. Let me elaborate a bit more on that. I can log into my laptop, Mist Dashboard and disable… Continue Reading Mist AI – Ask Siri To Enable/Disable SSID

Sponsored/Self Register Guest Access – Mist

Sponsored/Self Register Guest Access – Mist

Guest access is an essential part of WLAN deployments these days. From an average user to technical users, when they are traveling, dining, attending business meetings and/or conferences, etc; users are always looking for Wi-Fi access and how to use it. Network operators, engineers have to think about Wi-Fi Guest access early on during the… Continue Reading Sponsored/Self Register Guest Access – Mist

Mist Access Point – CSV

Mist Access Point – CSV

Currently Mist dashboard allows yours to download the Access Point inventory. This is not the case when you are under the Access Point screen and want to download the Access Point names along with all the columns shown. There are about 67 columns available; I like to primarily utilize the following columns: Status Name MAC… Continue Reading Mist Access Point – CSV

Replacing a Mist Access Point

Sometimes we all have to deal with replacing an access point. How easy or difficult it is to replace an access point is the question. This short post is about my experience with replacing a Mist access point. What is worth noticing is that Mist Technical Support team found an issue with one of the… Continue Reading Replacing a Mist Access Point

Troubleshooting with MistAI – Location Diagnostics

Troubleshooting with MistAI – Location Diagnostics

You setup a new site, perform a heat map using wireless heat mapping software, document and generate a beautiful report. Shows how the signal looks in different areas. Validate the wireless coverage and all is ready. Although we can use offsets when displaying this collected data, it is not accurate. Now keep in mind, I… Continue Reading Troubleshooting with MistAI – Location Diagnostics

VOQ – Virtual Output Queuing

I came across this topic VOQ – Virtual Output Queuing, while studying for a technical certification. Although I understood the basic idea behind it, but the authors did not do a good job explaining it, so here are some of my notes. I have tried to write this generic instead of focusing on a specific… Continue Reading VOQ – Virtual Output Queuing

Troubleshooting with Marvis – Missing VLAN

Troubleshooting with Marvis – Missing VLAN

This post is part of the series, “Troublehsooting with Marvis”. I decided to write these to document some connectivity related troubleshooting tips using MistAI and Marvis. When it comes to any WLAN, troubleshooting the network post deployment is an intrinsic part of any WLAN engineers job. User Satisfaction and Performance: Users are crucial. Their experience… Continue Reading Troubleshooting with Marvis – Missing VLAN

Juniper-Mist – 802.1X SSID with Jump Cloud

I do not have any radius server in my lab, nor do I have any hardware currently to accomplish this task. I needed a quick easy to deploy and enterprise-level RADIUS server solution that I can utilize to test 802.1X Authentication issues with MistAI and Marvis. I decided to look at some cloud-based providers and went with Jump Cloud.… Continue Reading Juniper-Mist – 802.1X SSID with Jump Cloud

Mist MPSK – Part 2

Mist MPSK – Part 2

In my previous post and part 1 of Mist MPSK, I talked about the configuration of MPSK using the Mist Dashboard. I want to do a deep dive into the connectivity phase of this solution and see how it looks. Here is my basic network setup. First I will connect using the first passphrase and… Continue Reading Mist MPSK – Part 2

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