Finding Public IP from Aerohive Command Line

How to get Public IP from Aerohive Command Line There are many sites that are web based and you can simply ask someone to go to one of these websites and grab the public IP address such as ipchicken.com or whatismyip.com etc. Hover if you have a need to accomplish the same via command line… Continue Reading Finding Public IP from Aerohive Command Line

Aerohive AP Hostnames in beacon frames

Aerohive AP host name advertisement in beacon frames This is a long awaited feature that Aerohive introduced. As of HiveOS 8.2r2 Release Notes AP host names in Beacons are supported, see below: I was pretty excited to test this out with Ekahau however during my survey I found out that no AP names are showing… Continue Reading Aerohive AP Hostnames in beacon frames

DHCP Option 43 for Cisco Access Points

Configuring DHCP Options for Cisco Access Points This is a quick reference on configuring DHCP Option 43 in Cisco IOS so that Cisco access points are able to find/join the controller residing in a different VLAN. I will use 192.168.10.0/24 network as an example where all the Cisco light weight access points will reside. Controller… Continue Reading DHCP Option 43 for Cisco Access Points

Ruckus DHCP Option 43

Calculating Ruckus DHCP Option 43 So coming from Cisco’s world I was pretty familiar with how DHCP Option 43 works with the Cisco WLAN Controllers. With Ruckus ZoneDirector and SmartZone Controllers DHCP Option 43 needs to be in Hex format. However they work a little different than Cisco. Ruckus uses the following Format: Sub-Option +… Continue Reading Ruckus DHCP Option 43

Authentication and Accounting in HiveManager

Aerohive – HiveManger Authentication and Accounting Configuration RADIUS Authentication and Accounting Priority When configuring 802.1x in HiveManager there is a section where you have to configure the RADIUS servers and then set up Authentication and Accounting. This area also give you an option to create their priority such as Primary, Backup, Backup2. Something important to… Continue Reading Authentication and Accounting in HiveManager

AeroHive Access Point Serial Number and Server IP

How to get AeroHive Access Point Serial Number and Server IP from CLI I had to recently get the serial number of an AeroHive Access Point via SSH and CLI. Coming from Cisco’s world I logged into the access point and did the usual show version. Which gave me the screen below: This gave me… Continue Reading AeroHive Access Point Serial Number and Server IP

Disable SSID Ruckus Virtual Smart Zone – High Scale

How to disable SSID in Ruckus VSZ – High Scale Working with Ruckus interface so far I am not impressed. It think Aruba and Cisco has a much better interface and I am so not impressed from their documentation. But lets see it is a start. So I am going to start adding some notes… Continue Reading Disable SSID Ruckus Virtual Smart Zone – High Scale

Upgrade Autonomous to LWAP – Cisco Access Points via CLI

It is much easier and faster to upgrade from Autonomous to Light Weight via command line. Below are the steps: First I put the Cisco Access Points (Autonomous) on the wireless VLAN Once they grabbed an IP address, I telnet into the Cisco Autonomous Access Point with the default credentials, usually they are UserName: Cisco, Password: Cisco, [Enable: Cisco] Next I confirmed that I have… Continue Reading Upgrade Autonomous to LWAP – Cisco Access Points via CLI

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