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Brand:3com
Category: Network
Model:3CWXMUPA
Type:Manual
Language:English English Manual
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Title: Wireless LAN Switch Manager Reference Manual
Author: Shelley Bandy
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CreationDate: Fri Jun 24 08:48:21 2005
ModDate: Fri Jun 24 08:48:21 2005
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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
      • HP OpenView Network Node Manager
    • Installing 3WXM
      • Unpacking Files
      • Using the Installation Wizard
      • Installing the HP OpenView PlugIn
      • Licensing
    • Installation Log File
    • Upgrading 3WXM
    • Uninstalling 3WXM
  • Working with the 3WXM User Interface

    • Overview
    • Menu Options in Main 3WXM Window
    • Organizer Panel
      • Details Checkbox
      • Displaying Additional Object Details
      • Policy Objects
      • Equipment Objects
      • Site Objects
    • Alerts Panel
    • Content Panel
      • Monitor Tab
        • Monitor Tab - Explore Window
        • Monitor Tab - Status Summary Window
        • Monitor Tab - Client Monitor Window
        • Monitor Tab - RF Monitor Window
        • Monitor Tab - RF Trends Window
      • Managed Devices Tab
      • Verification Tab
      • Events Tab
      • Rogue Detection Tab
    • Information Panel
    • Configuration Wizards
    • Reports
    • Copying and Pasting Objects
      • Copy and Paste
      • Copy and Paste Replace
    • 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
    • Creating and Managing 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
      • 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
  • Planning the 3Com Mobility System

    • Building Wizard Overview
      • Accessing the Building Wizard
        • Building Wizard - Setup Page
        • Building Wizard - Edit Content Page
        • Building Wizard - Plan RF Coverage Page
        • Building Wizard - Optimize RF Coverage Page
        • Building Wizard - Report Page
    • Creating a Site
    • Creating or Modifying Buildings in a Site
      • Modifying Floor Defaults
    • 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
        • To crop the paper space
      • Adjusting the Origin Point
        • To adjust the origin point
      • Adjusting the Scale of a Drawing
        • To adjust the scale
      • Working with Layers
        • Hiding Layers
        • Adding or removing a layer
        • Moving an object from one layer to another
      • Cleaning Up a Drawing
        • To clean up a drawing
      • Drawing Floor Objects Manually
        • To draw an object
      • Changing an Individual Floor’s Properties
    • 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
    • Defining Wireless Coverage Areas
      • Accessing the Define Coverage Page
      • Creating a Wiring Closet
        • To create 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 Association Information
      • Adding a Third-Party Access Point
        • Setting Attributes for a Third-Party Access Point
        • Configuring Radio Attributes
        • Moving the AP Icon to its Floor Location
    • Computing MAP Placement
      • Computing and Placing MAP Access Points for a Coverage Area
        • To specify design constraints
        • To compute and place MAP access points
        • To review coverage area computation
        • Locking and Unlocking Coverage Areas
        • To unlock a coverage area
        • Locking and Unlocking MAP Access Points
        • To lock a MAP
      • Assigning MAP Channels
        • To assign channels
      • Computing Optimal Power
        • To compute optimal power
        • To resolve optimal power computation problems
    • Verifying the Wireless Network
      • Showing RF Coverage
        • Resolving coverage gaps
      • Placing RF Measurement Points
        • To place an RF measurement point
      • Using RF Interactive Measurement Mode
        • To use the RF interactive measurement mode
      • Reading the RF Measurement Table
    • Generating RF Network Design Information
      • Accessing the Report Page
        • To access the Report page
      • Reviewing Layout Information
      • Reviewing the MAP List
      • Generating a Work Order
        • To generate a work order
    • Applying RF AutoTuning Settings to the Network Plan
  • Configuring WX System and Administrative Parameters

    • WX Switch Wizard Overview
      • System and Administrative Page
      • Wireless Page
      • AAA Page
    • Adding a WX Switch to the Network Plan
      • To create a new WX switch based on a configured switch
      • To add a switch by uploading its basic configuration from the network
      • To add a switch by importing a configuration file
    • Accessing the WX Switch Wizard
    • Configuring Basic WX Properties
    • Configuring VLANs
      • VLANs, IP Subnets, and IP Addressing
      • Users and VLANs
        • VLAN Names
        • Roaming and VLANs
      • Traffic Forwarding
      • 802.1Q Tagging
      • Creating a VLAN
        • Configuring VLAN Basic Properties
        • To configure VLAN basic properties
        • Adding Ports to a VLAN
        • Configuring Spanning Tree Protocol
        • Configuring Spanning Tree Port Information
        • Configuring IGMP
        • Configuring Static Multicast Ports
        • Configuring the MSS DHCP Server
        • Configuring STP Fast Convergence Features
      • Modifying VLANs
      • Deleting VLANs
    • Configuring the System IP Address
    • Configuring WX Management Services
      • Setting System Information
      • Enabling HTTPS
      • Configuring Telnet
      • Configuring SSH
      • Disabling or Reenabling WebAAA
      • Configuring SNMP
      • Configuring an SNMP V1 or V2c Community String
      • Configuring an SNMP V3 User
        • Configuring a Notification Profile
        • Configuring a Notification Target
      • Configuring Logging
        • Setting Up System Logging
        • Setting Up a Syslog Server
        • Configuring Tracing
      • Setting the Timezone
        • To set up a time zone
        • To set summertime information
    • Configuring Wired Authentication Ports
    • Configuring Network Ports
    • Configuring Load Sharing
      • Load Sharing
      • Link Redundancy
      • Configuration Changes Based on Port Groups
      • To configure load sharing
    • Configuring IP Services
      • Configuring Static Routes
        • Creating Static Routes
        • Configuring Default Routes
      • Configuring IP Aliases
        • Creating IP Aliases
      • Configuring DNS
        • Setting Up DNS Basic Properties
        • Adding DNS Servers
      • Configuring NTP
        • Setting NTP Properties
        • Creating NTP Servers
      • Configuring ARP
        • Adding ARP Entries
  • Configuring Wireless Parameters

    • Overview
    • Configuring an SSID
    • Configuring a Service Profile
      • Configuring Encryption
        • Configuring WEP
        • Configuring WPA or RSN
        • WPA and RSN Authentication Methods
        • WPA and RSN Cipher Suites
        • To configure WPA or RSN authentication
        • To configure WPA or RSN encryption choices
      • Mapping a Service Profile to a Radio Profile
        • To map a service profile to a radio
    • Configuring a Radio Profile
      • To create a radio profile
      • To change 802.11 attributes
      • To configure RF AutoTuning
      • To map the radio profile to a service profile
        • To apply a radio profile to radios
    • Configuring Directly Connected MAP Access Points
      • To configure a directly connected MAP
      • To modify MAP attributes
      • To modify radio settings
      • To modify a MAP connection
    • Configuring Distributed MAP Access Points
      • To configure a distributed MAP
  • Configuring Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Parameters

    • Overview
    • Connecting to RADIUS Servers and Server Groups
      • Defining RADIUS Default Values
        • To change default values for RADIUS parameters
      • Defining RADIUS Servers
        • To define a RADIUS server
      • Defining RADIUS Server Groups
        • To define a RADIUS server group
        • Changing the Order in a RADIUS Server Group
    • Creating and Managing Users in the Local User Database
      • Creating Named Users
        • To configure user authentication properties
      • Creating Named User Groups
        • To configure user group authentication properties
      • Creating MAC Address Users
        • To configure MAC address user authentication properties
      • Creating MAC Address User Groups
      • Configuring User Authorization Attributes
        • To configure user authorization attributes
    • Configuring and Managing Access Rules for Administrative Users
      • Using User Globs and MAC Address Globs
        • User Globs
        • MAC Address Globs
        • VLAN Globs
      • Creating Administrator and Console Access Rules
        • To set up administrator or console access rule properties
        • To set the authentication method for administrator access
        • To set the accounting method for administrator access
      • Managing Administrator and Console Access Rules
    • Configuring and Managing Access Rules for Network Users
      • Authentication
        • Authentication Types
        • Authentication Algorithm
        • SSID Name “Any”
        • Last-Resort Processing
        • User Credential Requirements
      • Authorization
      • Accounting
      • Configuring Authentication
        • To configure authentication rules
        • To configure authentication settings
      • Configuring Accounting
      • Changing the Order of Access Rules
        • To change the order of access rules
    • Configuring Location Policies
      • About the Location Policy
      • Creating Location Policy Rules
        • To create a location policy rule
    • Configuring AAA for Clients of Third-Party APs
      • To create a proxy authentication rule
      • To create a RADIUS proxy client entry
      • To configure a port as a RADIUS proxy for an SSID
    • Configuring Mobility Profiles
      • To create a Mobility Profile
    • Using Access Control Lists for Security
      • Creating Access Control Lists
        • Setting Up ACL Basic Properties
        • Defining Access Control Entries
        • Creating an IP ACE
        • Creating a TCP or UDP ACE
        • Creating an ICMP ACE
        • To define the action of the ACE
        • Creating a Layer 4 Protocol ACE
      • Adding ACEs to an ACL
        • To add ACEs to an ACL and organize them
      • Mapping ACLs
        • Mapping User-Based ACLs
        • Mapping ACLs to Ports, VLANs, or Virtual Ports
        • Mapping an ACL to a Distributed MAP
        • Mapping an ACL to a VLAN
        • Mapping an ACL to a Port
        • Mapping an ACL to a Virtual Port
    • Configuring 802.1X Parameters
  • Managing WX System Images and Configurations

    • Managing WX System Files
    • Uploading a WX Switch Configuration into 3WXM
      • To upload a WX switch configuration
    • Verifying Configuration Information
      • Toolbar Options
      • Filtering the Message List
      • Resolving an Error or Warning
        • To resolve an error or warning
      • Disabling a Rule from the Message List
        • To disable a specific instance of a warning or error
        • To globally disable a warning or error
      • Changing Verification Options
        • To change verification options
      • Disabling and Reenabling Rules
        • To disable or reenable a rule
    • Synchronizing Local and Network Changes
      • Change Management Options
      • Toolbar Options
      • Managing WX switch Configuration Changes
        • To review changes
        • To deploy local changes
        • To accept network changes
        • To undo changes
      • Synchronizing When the Network and 3WXM Have Nonmatching Changes
      • Modifying Configuration Change Polling Options
        • To modify configuration polling options
    • Deploying WX switches from a Network Plan to the Network
      • To deploy network plan changes to the network
      • To deploy WX switches from a network plan to the network
    • Distributing Image and Configuration Files
      • Using the Image Repository
        • To add a system image
        • To delete a system image
      • Distributing System Images
        • To distribute a system image
        • Distributing WX Configuration Files
        • To distribute a WX configuration file
    • Importing and Exporting WX switch Configuration Files
      • To import a configuration
      • To export a configuration
    • Configuring and Applying Policies
      • How Changes Are Managed
      • Policies Created When You Migrate a 3.x Network Plan to 4.0
      • Configuring a Policy
      • Reviewing and Applying Policy Settings
    • Rebooting WX Switches or MAP Access Points
  • Managing Certificates

    • Overview
    • Processing Certificates
      • To process a certificate
    • Managing Certificates
      • Reviewing Certificate Details
        • To review certificate details
      • Deleting Certificates
    • Distributing PKCS #12 Files
      • To distribute a PKCS #12 file
  • 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 Window
    • Using the Client Monitor Window
      • Toolbar Options
      • Refreshing Client Data
        • To refresh the data on demand
        • To refresh the data automatically
      • 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 the Scope is a Mobility Domain
        • 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
      • Terminating a Client’s Session
    • Using the RF Monitor Window
      • Displaying RF Neighborhood Information
      • Displaying the SSID-to-BSSID Mapping
      • Displaying the Activity Log
      • Displaying RF Environment Statistics
    • Using the RF Trends Window
      • Refreshing RF Trend Data
        • To refresh the data on demand
        • To refresh the data automatically
    • 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
    • Accessing the Event Log
      • Displaying the event log
      • Toolbar Options
      • Refreshing the Data
      • Filtering the Messages
        • Using Predefined Event Filters
        • Filtering Events by Content
        • Filtering Events by Severity
        • Filtering Events by Facility
        • Saving Filters
        • Deleting Filters
        • Exporting Filtered Data
      • Reviewing Event Details
  • Detecting and Combatting Rogue Devices

    • Overview
      • Rogue Access Points and Users
      • Ad Hoc Users
      • RF Detection Scans
        • Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
      • Countermeasures
    • Rogue Detection Requirements
    • Rogue Detection Lists
    • Using the Rogue Detection Tab
      • Toolbar Options
      • Filtering the Rogue List
        • To filter the rogue list
        • To change the scope of the rogue list
      • Displaying Rogue Details
        • Current, Current Hour, Current Day, and History Tabs
        • Activity Log Tab
        • Listeners Tab
        • Clients Tab
        • Location Tab
    • Displaying a Rogue’s Geographical Location
      • To display the location of a rogue within a site
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Using 3WXM With HP OpenView

    • Preparing to Use HP OpenView and 3WXM
    • Starting 3WXM from Network Node Manager
  • 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
    • Connecting to 3WXM Services
      • To connect to 3WXM Services
      • Certificate Check
      • Completing 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 Product

    • Register Your Product
    • Purchase Value-Added Services
    • Troubleshoot Online
    • Access Software Downloads
    • Telephone Technical Support and Repair
    • Contact Us
  • Index

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