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

Scripting Config Changes on Ruckus/Brocade Switch

Scripting Config Changes on Ruckus/Brocade Switch – ICX7250 Scenario: Ruckus/Brocade Switch ICX7250 – Connected to HP ProCurve switch. Both switches have a single VLAN1 as default VLAN. I needed to add additional VLAN’s and add them to the uplink ports also. Challenge: I was working remotely so losing connectivity was an issue. Adding VLANs to… Continue Reading Scripting Config Changes on Ruckus/Brocade Switch

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

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