Access Devices

Navigate to Dashboard > Infrastructure and click ACCESS DEVICES icon. The Access Points page lists all the access points connected to managed devices in the network and provides its status and access point group related information. See Figure 1 for Access Points page.

Figure 1  Access Points Page

Action Bar

The Action bar displays the total number of APs depending on the filters applied. The Action bar includes action buttons namely, Show/Hide table filters, and Customize columns.

You can perform the following tasks on this page:

Show/Hide table filters — Click Show/Hide table filters icon to filter and list the access points in the table that you want to view.

Customize columns — Click Customize columns icon to select the table columns that you want to view.

Sort: Click a column header of the Access Points table to sort the complete list based on the entries on the active column. You can also use the sort icon that appears when you click on a column for sorting.

View client details: Click on the number of clients associated with the AP to view the details of the clients on the Clients page.

View AP or radio summary: Expand the access point from the Access Points table to view the summary of the individual APs. See Details for more information.

Capture and download packets: Click Packet Capture icon of an access point from the Action column to start, pause, or stop capturing and downloading the AP packets.

Delete: Select the check box for APs with Down status, and click the trash icon to remove the APs from the table. The APs with Down status are either unused or replaced when deployed.

 

You can delete the APs with Down status only on Mobility Master or standalone controllers, and not on managed devices.

Details

Expand a access point from the Access Points table to view the detailed information of individual access point. See Figure 2 for Details page.

The Access Points table displays the following details:

Details — Displays detailed information about the selected access point.

Radio 2.4 GHz Channel — Displays the about channel utilization, noise floor, transmitted or received frames, and WLANs Wireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection. in the 2.4 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation..

You can view the following information using the Show information about drop-down list.

Channel Utilization — Displays the percentage of the current channel utilization in the 2.4 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.. The channel utilization information is categorized as: Tx time, Rx time, Interference, and Free.

Click Historical icon in the top right corner of the window to display the percentage of the current channel utilization in the last 15 minutes.

Noise Floor — Displays the information about noise floor (dBm Decibel-Milliwatts. dBm is a logarithmic measurement (integer) that is typically used in place of mW to represent receive-power level. AMP normalizes all signals to dBm, so that it is easy to evaluate performance between various vendors.) in the last 15 minutes.

Transferred Frames — Displays the information about transmitted or received frames in the 2.4 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.. The transmitted or received frame information is categorized as: Successful, Retried, and Dropped.

Click Historical icon in the top right corner of the window to display the transmitted or received frames in the last 15 minutes.

WLANs — Displays the throughput data (bps) in the 2.4 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.. Click the horizontal bar to navigate to the Wireless clients table and view the details of the wireless clients connected to this WLAN Wireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection.. For more information, see Details.

Radio 5 GHz Channel — Displays the detailed information about channel utilization, noise floor, transmitted or received frames, and WLANs Wireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection. in the 5 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation..

You can view the following information using the Show information about drop-down list.

Channel Utilization — Displays the percentage of the current channel utilization in the 5 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.. The channel utilization information is categorized as: Tx time, Rx time, Interference, and Free.

Click Historical icon in the top right corner of the window to display the channel utilization percentage in the last 15 minutes.

Noise Floor — Displays the information about noise floor (dBm Decibel-Milliwatts. dBm is a logarithmic measurement (integer) that is typically used in place of mW to represent receive-power level. AMP normalizes all signals to dBm, so that it is easy to evaluate performance between various vendors.) in the last 15 minutes.

Transferred Frames — Displays the information about transmitted or received frames in the 5 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.. The transmitted and received frame information is categorized as: Successful, Retried, and Dropped.

Click Historical icon in the top right corner of the window to display transmitted or received frames in the last 15 minutes.

WLANs — Displays the throughput data (bps) in the 5 GHz Gigahertz. band Band refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.. Click the horizontal bar to navigate to the Wireless clients table and view the details of the wireless clients connected to this WLAN Wireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection.. For more information, see Details.

Figure 2  Details Page