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Brand:3com
Category: Network
Model:3CWXM10A, 3CWXMUPA
Type:Manual
Language:English English Manual
File info:PDF / 3.9 Mb / 520 pages
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Title: Wireless LAN Switch Manager (3WXM) Reference Manual
Author: 3Com Corporation
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CreationDate: Mon Aug 7 14:42:28 2006
ModDate: Mon Aug 7 14:42:28 2006
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  • About This Guide

    • Conventions
    • Documentation
    • Documentation Comments
  • Installing 3WXM

    • Hardware Requirements
      • Hardware Requirements for 3WXM Client
      • Hardware Requirements for 3WXM Monitoring Service
    • Software Requirements
    • Preparing for Installation
      • User Privileges
      • Serial Number and License Key
    • Installing 3WXM
      • Installing 3WXM on Windows Systems
      • Installing 3WXM on Linux Systems
        • Unpacking Files
        • Using the Installation Wizard
    • Installation Log File
    • Upgrading 3WXM
    • Uninstalling 3WXM on Windows Systems
    • Uninstalling 3WXM on Linux Systems
  • Working with the 3WXM User Interface

    • Overview
    • Display Panels
      • Organizer Panel
      • Alerts Panel
      • Content Panel
        • Saving or Discarding Configuration Changes
        • Reviewing and Deploying Switch Configuration Changes
      • Task List Panel
        • Configuration Wizards
        • Properties Dialogs
      • Resizing a Display Panel
    • Menu Bar Options
    • Tool Bar Options
    • Copying, Pasting, and Deleting Objects
      • Copy and Paste in the Organizer Panel
      • Copy and Paste Replace in the Organizer Panel
      • Copy and Paste in the Content Panel
    • Enabling Keyboard Shortcut Mnemonics (Windows XP Only)
  • Getting Started

    • Starting 3WXM
    • Restricting Access to 3WXM
      • Creating an Administrator Account
      • Creating Provision or Monitor Accounts
      • Deleting 3WXM User Accounts
      • Disabling Access Control
  • Working with Network Plans

    • Creating a Network Plan
    • Managing Network Plans
      • Saving a Network Plan
        • Saving a Network Plan with a New Name
      • Opening a Network Plan
      • Importing a Network Plan
      • Closing a Network Plan
      • Deleting a Network Plan
      • Sharing a Network Plan
    • Defining a Mobility Domain
      • Roaming Behavior
      • Traffic Ports Used by a Mobility Domain
      • Creating a Mobility Domain
    • Creating a WX Switch
    • Creating a Third-Party AP
    • Changing the Country Code
    • Applying the Network’s RF Auto-Tuning Settings to the Network Plan
    • Uploading a WX Switch into the Network Plan
    • Converting Auto DAPs into Statically Configured APs
    • Creating a Network Domain
  • Planning the 3Com Mobility System

    • RF Planning Overview
      • Accessing the RF Planning Tools
    • Creating or Modifying a Site
    • Creating or Modifying Buildings in a Site
    • Creating or Modifying Floors
    • Importing or Drawing Floor Details
      • Importing a Drawing of a Floor
      • File Recommendations
      • Preparing a Drawing Before Importing It
        • Useful AutoCAD Operations and Naming-Conventions
        • Importing the Drawing
      • Cropping the Paper Space
      • Adjusting the Scale of a Drawing
      • Adjusting the Origin Point
        • To adjust the origin point
      • Working with Layers
        • Hiding Layers
        • Adding or removing a layer
        • Moving an object from one layer to another
      • Cleaning Up a Drawing
      • Drawing Floor Objects Manually
    • Specifying the RF Characteristics of a Floor
      • Recommendations
      • Converting Objects into RF Obstacles
        • To create RF obstacles for all objects in a layer
        • To create RF obstacles for an area in a drawing
        • To create RF obstacles for multiple selected objects in a drawing
        • To create RF obstacles by grouping objects
        • To use the Create RF Obstacle Dialog box
      • Drawing RF Obstacles
      • Importing RF Obstacle Data from a Site Survey
        • Site Survey Recommendations
        • Adding LOS Points
        • To import LOS points from a file
        • To move an LOS point
        • To temporarily remove an LOS point onto the Objects to Place tab
        • To delete an LOS point
        • Generating a Site Survey Order
        • Importing RF Measurements
        • Applying the RF Measurements to the Floor Plan
    • Defining Wireless Coverage Areas
      • Creating a Wiring Closet
      • Defining a Coverage Area
        • Shared Coverage Areas
        • Drawing a Coverage Area
        • Specifying the Wireless Technology for a Coverage Area
        • Specifying Coverage Area Properties
        • Specifying Floor Properties for the Coverage Area
        • Specifying Default Device Settings for the Coverage Area
        • Specifying Redundancy Computation for MAPs in the Coverage Area
        • Configuring Capacity Calculation for Data
        • Configuring Capacity Calculation for Voice
        • Specifying Mobility Domain, Radio Profile, and Wiring Closet Associations
      • Editing Coverage Areas
    • Placing Third-Party Access Points
      • Moving a Third-Party AP Icon to its Floor Location
      • Creating and Placing an Icon for a Third-Party Access Point
    • Placing Installed and Auto-Configured MAPs
    • Computing MAP Placement
      • Computing and Placing MAP Access Points for a Coverage Area
        • To specify design constraints
        • To compute and place MAPs
        • To review coverage area computation
        • Locking and Unlocking MAPs
      • Assigning MAP Channels
      • Computing Optimal Power
        • To compute optimal power
        • To resolve optimal power computation problems
    • Verifying the Wireless Network
      • Showing RF Coverage
      • Placing RF Measurement Points
        • To place an RF measurement point
      • Using RF Interactive Measurement Mode
      • Reading the RF Measurement Table
    • Generating RF Network Design Information
      • To generate a work order report
  • Configuring WX System Parameters

    • WX Switch Configuration Objects
    • Adding a WX Switch to the Network Plan
      • Creating a WX Switch as Part of RF Planning
      • Creating a WX Switch Using the Create Wireless Switch Wizard
      • Creating a New WX Switch Based on a Configured Switch in the Network Plan
      • Adding a Switch by Uploading its Configuration from the Network
      • Adding a Switch by Importing a Configuration File
    • Configuring Basic and Advanced Settings
    • Reviewing and Deploying Changes
      • Reviewing Changes
      • Deploying Changes
    • Using the Create Wireless Switch Wizard
    • Setting Up a Switch
    • Modifying Basic Switch Parameters
      • Changing the WX Software Version
      • Changing the WX Model
      • Changing Timezone Properties
      • Changing System Information
      • Converting Auto DAPs into Statically Configured DAPs
        • To convert an Auto DAP
      • Deleting Auto DAPs
        • To delete an Auto DAP
      • Launching a Telnet Management Session with the Switch
      • Launching a Web Management Session with the Switch
    • Viewing and Changing Port Settings
      • Viewing Port Settings
      • Changing Port Settings
        • Enabling Link Notifications
      • Configuring a Port for a Directly Connected AP
      • Configure a Port for Wired Authentication
    • Viewing and Changing Port Groups
      • Viewing Port Groups
      • Creating a Port Group
      • Changing a Port Group
    • Viewing and Changing Management Settings
      • Viewing Management Service Settings
      • Changing Management Service Settings
      • Configuring SNMP
        • Configuring an SNMP V1 or V2c Community String
        • Configuring a USM (SNMP V3) User
        • Configuring a Notification Profile
        • Configuring a Notification Target
        • Modifying a USM User, Notification Profile, or Notification Target
        • Configuring 3WXM Services as a Notification Target
    • Viewing and Setting Log and Trace Settings
      • Viewing Log Settings
      • Changing Log Settings
        • Creating an External Log Server
        • Creating a Trace Area
    • Viewing and Configuring IP Services Settings
      • Viewing IP Services Setting
      • Creating a Static Route
      • Create an IP Alias
      • Configuring DNS
      • Configuring NTP
      • Configuring ARP
    • Viewing and Configuring VLANs
      • Viewing VLANs
      • Creating a VLAN
      • Changing VLAN Membership
      • Changing VLAN Spanning Tree Settings
        • Changing STP Port Settings in a VLAN
        • Enabling STP Fast Convergence Features
      • Changing VLAN IGMP Settings
        • Configuring Static Multicast Ports
      • Restricting Layer 2 Traffic Among Clients in a VLAN
      • Restricting Layer 3 Traffic Among Clients in a VLAN
      • Changing a VLAN’s Tunnel Affinity
      • Configuring the MSS DHCP Server
      • Changing the Aging Time for FDB Entries
    • Viewing and Configuring ACLs
      • Viewing ACLs
      • Creating an ACL
        • To configure an ACL
      • Configuring Advanced ACL Settings
      • Adding a New ACE to a Configured ACL
      • Mapping an ACL
      • Deleting an ACL
      • Deleting an Individual ACE from an ACL
    • Viewing and Changing CoS Mappings
      • Viewing CoS Mappings
      • Changing a DSCP-to-CoS Mapping
      • Changing a CoS-to-DSCP Mapping
      • Setting a Range of DSCP Values to a Single CoS Value
      • Resetting CoS Mapping to their Default Values
  • Configuring Wireless Parameters

    • Viewing and Configuring Wireless Services
      • Wireless Service Parameters
        • Service Profiles
        • Access Rules
      • Viewing Wireless Services
      • Configuring an 802.1X Wireless Service
      • Configuring a Voice over Wireless Service
      • Configuring a Web-Portal (WebAAA) Service
      • Configuring an Open Access Service
      • Configuring a Custom Service
      • Modifying Service Profile Settings
        • Service Profile Tab
        • WPA, RSN Tab
        • Static WEP Tab
        • Authorization Attributes Tab
        • Broadcast Settings Tab
        • Radio Profile Selection Tab
        • Voice Configuration Tab
        • Client Timeout Tab
        • Rate Configuration Tab
        • SODA Tab
      • Viewing SSID Encryption Settings and Access Rules
      • Modifying SSID Encryption Settings and Access Rules
        • Modifying Encryption Settings
        • Modifying Access Rules
    • Viewing and Configuring Radio Profiles
      • Viewing Radio Profile Settings
      • Creating a Radio Profile
      • Moving Radios Back to the Default Radio Profile
      • Configuring Advanced Radio Profile Settings
        • Radio Profile Tab
        • 802.11 Attributes Tab
        • Auto Tune Tab
        • Service Profile Selection Tab
        • Radio Selection Tab
        • Voice Configuration Tab
    • Viewing and Changing the Auto-DAP Profile
      • Viewing Auto-DAP Profile Settings
      • Changing Auto-DAP Profile Settings
      • Converting Auto DAPs into Statically Configured DAPs
      • Deleting Auto DAPs
    • Viewing and Configuring MAPs
      • Viewing the Configured MAPs
      • Creating a Distributed MAP
      • Configuring a Directly Connected MAP
      • Changing the MAP-WX Security Mode
      • Configuring Advanced MAP Settings
    • Viewing and Changing Radio Settings
      • Viewing Radio Settings
      • Changing Radio Settings
    • Viewing and Changing RF Detection Settings
      • Viewing RF Detection Settings
      • Adding an Entry to the Permitted Vendor OUI List
      • Adding an Entry to the Permitted SSID List
      • Adding an Entry to the Ignore List
      • Adding an Entry to the Rogue List
      • Adding an Entry to the Client Black List
      • Enabling Countermeasures
      • Enabling MAP Signatures
  • Configuring Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Parameters

    • Creating and Managing Users in the Local User Database
      • Viewing Users and Groups in the Local Database
      • Creating a Named User
      • Creating a User Group and Assigning Users To It
      • Creating a MAC User
      • Creating a MAC User Group and Assigning Users To It
      • Authorization Attributes
    • Viewing and Configuring RADIUS Settings
      • Viewing RADIUS Settings, Servers, and Server Groups
      • Creating a RADIUS Server
      • Creating a RADIUS Server Group
      • Changing Default RADIUS Settings
    • Viewing and Configuring Global 802.1X Settings
      • Viewing Global 802.1X Settings
      • Changing Global 802.1X Settings
    • Viewing and Configuring 802.1X Network Access Rules
      • Viewing 802.1X Network Access Rules
      • Creating an 802.1X Network Access Rule
    • Viewing and Configuring MAC Network Access Rules
      • Viewing MAC Network Access Rules
      • Creating a MAC Network Access Rule
    • Viewing and Configuring WebAAA Network Access Rules
      • Viewing Web AAA Network Access Rules
      • Creating a Web AAA Network Access Rule
    • Viewing and Configuring Last-Resort Network Access Rules
      • Viewing Last-Resort Network Access Rules
      • Creating a Last-Resort Network Access Rule
    • Viewing and Configuring WX Administrator Access Rules
      • Viewing WX Administrator Access Rules
      • Creating an Access Rule for Console Access
      • Creating an Access Rule for Telnet or SSH Access
    • Viewing and Configuring AAA Support for Third-Party AP Users
      • Viewing Settings for Third-Party AP AAA Support
      • Creating a Proxy Access Rule
      • Configuring a RADIUS Proxy for a Client
      • Specifying the WX Port Connected to the Third-Party AP
    • Viewing and Changing Location Policy Rules
      • Viewing Location Policy Rules
      • Creating a Location Policy Rule
    • Viewing and Changing Mobility Profiles
      • Viewing Mobility Profiles
      • Creating a Mobility Profile
  • Configuring WX Switches Remotely

    • How Remote WX Configuration Works
      • Drop Ship (WXR100 Only)
      • Staged WX
    • 3WXM Requirements
    • Staging a WX Switch for Configuration by 3WXM
      • Example 1: Deployment Site Has DHCP and Local DNS
      • Example 2: Deployment Site Has No DHCP and No DNS
      • Example 3: Deployment Site Has DNS But No DHCP
      • Example 4: Deployment Site Has DHCP But Local DNS Domain Differs From Corporate DNS Domain
    • Preconfiguring a Switch in 3WXM
      • Uploading a Partially Configured Switch and Completing its Configuration with 3WXM
    • Replacing a Switch and Reusing its Configuration
      • Requirements
      • How Switch Replacement Works
      • Enabling Replacement of Remote Switches
      • Replacing a Switch
  • Managing WX System Images and Configurations

    • WX File Management Options
    • Devices Tab
      • Task List Options
      • Toolbar Options
    • Synchronizing Local and Network Changes
      • Reviewing Switch Configuration Changes
      • Accepting Network Changes
      • Undoing Local or Network Changes
      • Deploying Switch Configuration Changes
      • Synchronizing When the Network and 3WXM Have Nonmatching Changes
    • Distributing System Images
      • Using the Image Repository
      • Distributing System Images
    • Rebooting WX Switches or MAP Access Points
    • Enabling or Disabling Management of a Switch by 3WXM
    • Viewing the Operation Log
    • Canceling a Scheduled Operation
    • Importing and Exporting Switch Configuration Files
    • Modifying Configuration Change Polling Options
  • Verifying Configuration Changes

    • Verification Tabs
      • Toolbar Options
      • Filtering the Message List
    • Resolving an Error or Warning
      • Disabling a Rule from the Message List
      • Changing Verification Options
      • Disabling and Reenabling Rules
  • Managing Certificates

    • Overview
    • Processing Certificates
      • To process a certificate
    • Managing Certificates
      • Reviewing Certificate Details
        • To review certificate details
      • Deleting Certificates
    • Distributing Certificates to WX Switches
  • Configuring and Applying Policies

    • How Changes Are Managed
      • Policies Created When You Migrate a 3.x Network Plan to 4.1
    • Viewing Policies
    • Creating a Policy
    • Configuring Feature Settings in a Policy
    • Applying Policy Changes to Switches
  • Using the Event Log

    • Displaying the Event Log
      • Toolbar Options
    • Refreshing Event Data
    • Reviewing Event Details
    • Filtering Event Messages
      • Using Predefined Event Filters
      • Filtering Events by Content
      • Filtering Events by Severity
      • Filtering Events by Facility
      • Creating and Saving Filters
      • Deleting Filters
      • Exporting Filtered Data
  • Generating Reports

    • Overview
    • Generating an Inventory Report
      • To generate an inventory report
    • Generating a Mobility Domain Configuration Report
    • Generating a WX Configuration Report
    • Generating a Client Summary Report
    • Generating a Client Details Report
    • Generating a Client Errors Report
    • Generating a Watch List Client Report
    • Generating a Network Usage Report
    • Generating an RF Summary Report
    • Generating a Radio Details Report
    • Generating a Rogue Details Report
    • Generating a Rogue Summary Report
    • Generating a Site Survey Order
    • Generating a Work Order
  • Monitoring the Network

    • Overview
    • Requirements for Monitoring
    • Accessing Monitored Data
      • To access monitored data
    • Using the Explore Window
      • Toolbar Options
      • Threshold Flags
      • Displaying Object Details
      • Displaying 802.11 Coverage
      • Taking RF Measurements
        • To take an RF measurement
    • Using the Status Summary View
    • Using the Client Monitor View
      • Toolbar Options
      • Refreshing Client Data
      • Displaying Client Activity Information
        • Data Displayed When a Mobility Domain or Site is Selected
        • Data Displayed When a Switch, MAP, or Radio is Selected
      • Displaying Client Session Information
        • Data Displayed When a Mobility Domain is Selected
        • Data Displayed When a WX Switch, MAP, or Radio is Selected
        • Displaying Session Details
      • Managing the Client Watch List
        • Adding a Client to the Watch List
        • Displaying the Client Watch List
        • Removing a Client from the Watch List
      • Displaying a Client’s Geographical Location
        • To display a client’s session
      • Terminating a Client’s Session
    • Using the RF Monitor View
      • Displaying RF Neighborhood Information
      • Displaying the SSID-to-BSSID Mapping
      • Displaying the Activity Log
      • Displaying RF Environment Statistics
    • Using the RF Trends View
      • Refreshing RF Trend Data
    • Accessing Realtime Performance Statistics
      • To access performance statistics from the network
      • Viewing Performance Data
        • Viewing Current Data
        • Viewing Historical Data
        • Viewing Data in Percentages
        • Exporting Performance Data
        • To export data to a file
  • Detecting and Combatting Rogue Devices

    • Overview
    • Rogue Detection Requirements
      • Mobility Domain Requirement
    • Rogue Detection Lists
    • Using the Rogue Detection Screen
      • Toolbar Options
      • Filtering the Rogue List
        • To filter the rogue list
      • Displaying Rogue Details
        • Current, Current Hour, Current Day, and History Tabs
        • Activity Log Tab
        • Listeners Tab
        • Clients Tab
    • Displaying a Rogue’s Geographical Location
      • To display the location of a rogue within a site
      • To display the location of a client associated with the rogue:
    • Ignoring Friendly Third-Party Devices
      • To add a device to the ignore list
    • Adding a Device to the Attack List
    • Converting a Rogue into a Third Party AP
      • To convert a rogue into a third-party AP
        • To display the list
        • To remove a third-party AP
    • Adding a Rogue’s Clients to the Black List
    • Configuring RF Detection Options from the Organizer Panel
  • Optimizing a Network Plan

    • Importing RF Measurements
      • Importing the Measurements
      • Applying the RF Measurements to the Floor Plan
    • Locating and Fixing Coverage Holes
      • Locating a Coverage Hole
      • Fixing a Coverage Hole
      • Computing and Placing New MAPs
      • Adding New MAPs that Are Already Installed to the Network Plan
  • Changing 3WXM Preferences

    • Overview
    • Resetting Preferences Values
    • Changing Network Synchronization Options
    • Changing User Interface Options
    • Changing Persistence Options
    • Changing Tools Options
    • Changing Certificate Management Options
    • Changing Options for RF Planning
      • Configuring the Typical Client’s Transmit Power
      • Changing Colors
        • To Change a Color
        • Defining a Color from the Palette
        • Defining a Color by Changing HSB Properties
        • Defining a Color by Changing RGB Properties
    • Changing 3WXM Logging Options
  • Changing 3WXM Services Preferences

    • Overview
    • Starting or Stopping the 3WXM Services
      • Starting or Stopping 3WXM Services on Windows Systems
      • Starting or Stopping 3WXM Services on Linux Systems
        • Configuring the Service as a Daemon
    • Connecting to 3WXM Services
      • To connect to 3WXM Services
      • Certificate Check
        • To complete the connection
    • Verifying that the 3WXM Client is Receiving Service Data
    • Changing Service Settings
    • Changing WX Connection Settings
    • Changing Monitoring Settings
      • To change monitoring settings
    • Accessing the 3WXM Services Log
    • Managing Network Plans
      • Backing Up a Plan
      • Changing Backup Settings
      • Restoring a Plan from a Backup
      • Copying a Plan Backup from One Server to Another
      • Deleting a Plan Backup
  • Obtaining Support for Your 3Com Products

    • Register Your Product to Gain Service Benefits
    • Solve Problems Online
    • Purchase Extended Warranty and Professional Services
    • Access Software Downloads
    • Contact Us
      • Telephone Technical Support and Repair
  • Index

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