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Monitoring Equipment Status on a Wireless LAN Controller Using Network Director Mobile

 

You can monitor the status and session activity of equipment managed by a wireless LAN controller (including wireless access points and radios).

To monitor equipment status on a wireless LAN controller:

  1. Locate the device as described in Locating a Device and Viewing Device Properties Using Network Director Mobile.
  2. Select the device in the list.
  3. Select Equipment Status.

    The Equipment Status page for the device opens. This page lists all the wireless access points that the wireless LAN controller manages.

    For a description of the information shown, see Table 1.

  4. Select a wireless access point from the list to view details about it in the lower pane.
  5. To see detailed information about the wireless access point:
    1. Select AP Details.

      For a description of the information shown, see Table 2.

    2. To see information about the sessions managed by the selected access point, select any row in the AP Details table, then select AP Session Details.
    3. Select Top 10 Sessions, Session Trend, or Current Sessions to select how to view the session information for the access point.
  6. To see information about the wireless access point’s radios:
    1. Select Radio Status.

      For a description of the information shown, see Table 3.

    2. To see information about the sessions managed by the selected radio, select Radio Session Details.

      Select Top 10 Sessions, Session Trend, or Current Sessions to select how to view the session information for the access point.

    3. To see RF information about the selected radio, select RF Details.

      Select Interference Sources or RF Neighborhood to select which RF information to view for the access point.

Table 1: Wireless LAN Controller Equipment Status in Network Director Mobile

Table Column

Description

AP Name

Wireless access point’s name.

AP Serial ID

Wireless access point’s serial number.

AP Model

Wireless access point’s model.

AP IP Address

Wireless access point’s IP address.

AP Status

Operational status of the wireless access point:

  • Down—The access point is offline.

  • Up—The access point is online and enabled.

  • Up Redundant—The access point is online, reporting to this controller as redundant and to another controller as primary.

Table 2: Wireless Access Point Details in Network Director Mobile

Name

Value

AP Up Time

The length of time since the access point last booted.

AP Boot Loader

Wireless access point’s boot loader.

Primary AP Manager

Wireless access point’s primary manager.

Seconday AP Manager

Wireless access point’s secondary manager.

Port1 Speed

Speed of network port 1.

Port2 Speed

Speed of network port 2.

Port1 DuplexMode

Duplex mode setting of network port 1.

Port2 DuplexMode

Duplex mode setting of network port 2.

Port 1 PoeStatus

PoE status of network port 1.

Port 2 PoeStatus

PoE status of network port 2.

Table 3: Radio Status in Network Director Mobile

Table Column

Description

AP Serial ID

Wireless access point’s serial number.

Type

Radio type.

Channel

Channel the radio is using.

Mac Address

Radio’s MAC address.

Status

Radio’s status.