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How to Install CloudVision Wi-Fi plugin for On-Premises Wireless Manager

Introduction CloudVision Wi-Fi is extremely useful in troubleshooting Wi-Fi client connectivity or network related issues. It is available as a service to Arista Cognitive Wi-Fi Cloud customers, and can also be configured as a plugin for Wireless Manager in an On-Premises environment. Prerequisites Wireless Manager (WM) must be upgraded to version 8.5.1 or above Administrator must download CloudVision Wi-Fi (CVW) plugin file from the Wi-Fi Customer Portal. Release Notes will include information on WM and CVW compatibility. CVW plugin bundle must be hosted at a location from where it can be downloaded on WM, using one of HTTP, FTP, SFTP...
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How to Upgrade Access Points to a Specific Build (On-Premises)

Introduction This article describes how to update the firmware on Arista Access Points via the On-Premises Wireless Manager server. On the Arista Cognitive Wi-Fi Cloud, the AP firmware update bundle will be available via the cloud. CloudVision Wi-Fi or the Wireless Manager UI will indicate if new firmware is available for any APs and you can initiate the firmware update for these devices from the UI. If you are using an on-premises Wireless Manager server with Internet connectivity, that is configured to sync with the cloud firmware repository, the update bundle will be available on Wireless Manager itself, after it...
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How do I Change the Syslog Message Header Format?

Introduction Wireless Manager provides the ability to integrate with various Enterprise Security Management (ESM) servers that can collect, analyze, and display events. Wireless Manager sends security/system/performance events related information to these servers. This article describes changing the Syslog message header format which is sent to the ESM servers. A few Syslog servers do not support legacy Syslog message format, hence the filter in the Syslog servers does not work well with legacy Syslog messages sent by Wireless Manager. The new message header format is defined in RFC5424. Wireless Manager supports two Syslog header formats: Legacy / Default / Current Syslog...
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How to Reset Wireless Manager ‘admin’ Password to Factory Default

Introduction The default superuser login to the Wireless Manager GUI is admin. This article describes how to reset the password of the admin user for on-premises Wireless Manager. Prerequisites SSH access to on-premises Wireless Manager server. config CLI password for Wireless Manager. Solution Open your SSH client and log in to the Wireless Manager config CLI. Execute the following comment to reset the admin user password to the factory default value i.e. admin reset password gui Now log in to the Wireless Manager GUI with the admin user and default password. Note: It is recommended to change the default password...
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How to Configure Certificates on the On-Premises Wireless Manager

Introduction This article describes the configuration steps for both Third-party and Self-signed certificates. As a security best practice, it is important to configure a server certificate on Wireless Manager. The certificate can be a third-party or in-house/self-signed certificate. Certificates must be issued by a well-known Certification Authority (CA) or internal CA. Prerequisites config shell access to Wireless Manager Windows Server (for self-signed certificate) Solution Method 1: Configure Self-Signed Certificate SSH to Wireless Manager with the config user credentials. Execute the following command: get cert This generates a self-signed SSL certificate for a fully qualified DNS name and gets automatically installed...
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How to Assign LDAP Attribute Based Roles on Wireless Manager

Introduction This article describes how to assign LDAP attribute-based roles for on-premises Wireless Manager (WM). Besides authenticating users on WM via the LDAP server, user roles can also be assigned by LDAP. Prerequisites LDAP or Active Directory (AD) server administrator privilege. Configure user-role attribute in LDAP / AD server that is going to be used for the role in WM. Administrator or higher privilege on WM GUI. Solution Log in to WM and navigate to Configuration > User Accounts > LDAP configuration. Enter the appropriate LDAP information. Under the Privileges for LDAP Users section, enter the User Role Attribute and...
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