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Extreme HiPath Wireless Controller


The Extreme HiPath Wireless Controller DSM for JSA records all relevant events by using syslog.

JSA supports the following Extreme HiPath Wireless Controller events:

  • Wireless access point events

  • Application log events

  • Service log events

  • Audit log events

Configuring Your HiPath Wireless Controller

To integrate your Extreme HiPath Wireless Controller events with JSA, you must configure your device to forward syslog events.

To forward syslog events to JSA:

  1. Log in to the HiPath Wireless Assistant.
  2. Click Wireless Controller Configuration.

    The HiPath Wireless Controller Configuration window is displayed.

  3. From the menu, click System Maintenance.
  4. From the Syslog section, select the Syslog Server IP check box and type the IP address of the device that receives the syslog messages.
  5. Using the Wireless Controller Log Level list, select Information.
  6. Using the Wireless AP Log Level list, select Major.
  7. Using the Application Logs list, select local.0.
  8. Using the Service Logs list, select local.3.
  9. Using the Audit Logs list, select local.6.
  10. Click Apply.

    You are now ready to configure the log source in JSA.

Configuring a Log Source

JSA automatically discovers and creates a log source for syslog events from Extreme HiPath. The following configuration steps are optional.

To manually configure a log source for Extreme HiPath:

  1. Log in to JSA.
  2. Click the Admin tab.
  3. On the navigation menu, click Data Sources.
  4. Click the Log Sources icon.
  5. Click Add.
  6. In the Log Source Name field, type a name for your log source.
  7. In the Log Source Description field, type a description for the log source.
  8. From the Log Source Type list, select Extreme HiPath.
  9. Using the Protocol Configuration list, select Syslog.
  10. Configure the following values:

    Table 1: Syslog Parameters



    Log Source Identifier

    Type the IP address or host name for the log source as an identifier for events from your Extreme HiPath.

  11. Click Save.
  12. On the Admin tab, click Deploy Changes.

    The configuration is complete. For more information about your Extreme HiPath Wireless Controller device, see your vendor documentation.