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Site Dashboard for Wi-Fi devices

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Site Dashboard for Wi-Fi devices

This article discusses the Site Dashboard feature that part of the upcoming cnMaestro version 1.2.1 release (now in beta).

 

Site Dashboard is one stop location for monitoring all Wi-Fi devices in cnMaestro. Site Dashboard mainly focus on the following parameters:

 

Wi-Fi Devices Availability (Total & Offline) 

       Displays total number of access points in the Site and the devices that are offline

      

        wifi.png

Wireless Clients

     Displays the total number of clients associated with AP

         clients.png

Throughput

     Displays aggregated throughput for all Clients

         throughput_graph.png

RF Quality

    Displays RF quality of AP

          RF_quality.jpg

Top 5 AP (Clients / Throughput / Offline AP’s / RF Quality / Usage )

    Displays the top 5 AP’s by clients, throughput, offline AP’s , RF Quality , Usage

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Channel Distribution

    Channel distribution displays usage of channels in 2.4 & 5 GHz .This helps users in planning and implementing       WLAN within a high-density environment.

     Channel_Distrubution.png

 

Wireless LANs

    Wireless LAN grid displays the WLAN’s present on all AP’s in the site dashboard

         WLAN_grid.jpg

 

Wireless Clients Graph

    Wireless clients graph displays clients that are connected in 2.4 & 5GHz for last week

       Client_graph.png

Throughput Graph

    Throughput graph displays client traffic for the last week

   throughput.png

 

Wi-Fi Access Points

    Wi-Fi Access points will focus on parameters like device type, Band, Channel, Transmit Power, Clients connected to AP, Throughput (Uplink & Downlink).User has the option to export Wi-Fi access points grid to PDF/CSV.

  WiFi_AP.png

Wireless Clients

    Wireless Clients will focus on parameters like Client name, IP address, MAC of client, Manufacturer, WLAN to which client is connected, AP to which client is connected. User has the option to export Wireless Clients grid to PDF/CSV.

Client_grid.png

 

Floor Plan

    Floor Plan is used to locate all AP’s on the map, device status, connected clients, transmit power on the map .This can be done by uploading the map in Manage > Organize > Choose Network > Edit > Upload or floor map can be uploaded when site is created. Placing the AP’s on the floor map is done by clicking full-screen option and then click edit , place the AP’s on the map and save.

 

Floor_Map.png

Accessing the Site Dashboard

   To Access the Site Dashboard, Navigate to Monitor > Dashboard > Network > Site Dashboard

Creating the Site Dashboard

    By default in a network, default site is created .However if user wish to create a new site, it can be done by navigating to Manage > Organize > Add Site