Inventory - APs Report

The Inventory - APs Report provides details on AP inventory, such as AP reboots, AP software version, AP models and AP Alarms.

The following figure shows only the upper portion of the Inventory - APs dashboard that appears when you click Inventory > APs on the navigation bar.

Figure 1. Inventory - APs Dashboard (upper portion)
The Inventory - APs Report consists of the following components:
  • Overview tile
  • Top APs By Offline Duration tile
  • AP Count Trend tile
  • AP Status Trends tile
  • Top AP Models tile
  • Top AP Software Versions tile
  • Top 10 AP Reboot Reasons tile
  • Top APs by Reboot Counts tile
  • Top 10 AP Alarm Types tile
  • APs Configured in Multiple Systems tile
  • AP Details for Online/Offline Status tile
  • AP Details for Other Statuses tile
Note: All counts shown in bar charts, pie charts and tables are exact counts. The counts in trend charts are approximate.

Overview Tile

The Inventory - APs Report overview section provides a general overview of the APs on the network.

This overview section displays the following, based on your selection of AP, Radio and Date Range filters:
  • Total APs
  • APs with alarms
  • APs with reboots
  • Total reboots
Figure 2. Inventory - APs Report Overview

Top APs By Offline Duration Tile

The Top APs by Offline Duration chart of the Inventory - APs Report displays the top 10 APs in the network that have been disconnected for the longest duration.

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph, a pop-up appears that allows you to obtain details on the selected data points.

Figure 3. Inventory - APs Report: Top APs by Offline Duration
The Top APs by Offline Duration table of the Inventory - APs Report displays the top APs based on which ones have been offline for the longest duration, with details of AP name, IP address, location, model, controllers and duration in a tabular format.

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. The table is sorted on the top AP model by default. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 clients to display, or display all AP models. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 4. Inventory - APs Report: Top APs by Offline Duration

AP Count Trend Tile

The Count Trend graph of the Inventory - APs Report depicts how many access points in your network are being utilized over time.

To show access points being used over certain time periods, use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph and pie chart, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle the display of the AP in the line graph.

Figure 5. Inventory - APs Report: AP Count Trend

AP Status Trends Tile

The AP Status Trends pie chart and graph of the Inventory - APs Report display the top APs by connection and uptime status, such as online, offline, provisioned, discovery and other classifications.

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph and pie chart, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle display of the AP in the line graph.

Figure 6. Inventory - APs Report: AP Status Trends

Top AP Models Tile

The Top AP Models pie chart and line graph of the Inventory - APs Report display the model type that is most often used in your network.

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph and pie chart, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle display of the AP in the line graph.

Figure 7. Inventory - APs Report: Top AP Models

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. The table is sorted on the top AP model by default. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 models to display, or display all AP models. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 8. Inventory - APs Report: Top AP Models (table)

Top AP Software Versions Tile

The Top AP Software Versions pie chart and graph of the Inventory - APs Report display the most-used software versions in your network, and show how many APs are using each version

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph or the pie chart, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle display of the AP in the line graph.

Figure 9. Inventory - APs Report: Top AP Software Versions

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. The table is sorted on the top AP software version by default. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 clients to display, or display all AP models. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 10. Inventory - APs Report: Top AP Software Versions (table)

Top 10 AP Reboot Reasons Tile

The Top 10 AP Reboot Reasons pie chart and graph of the APs & Controllers report display the 10 most common reasons why APs in your network have rebooted.

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph and pie chart, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle display of the AP in the line graph.

Figure 11. Inventory - APs Report: Top 10 AP Reboot Reasons

Top APs by Reboot Counts Tile

The Top APs by Reboot Count pie chart and line graph of the Inventory - APs Report display the top 10 APs in your network that have rebooted most frequently.

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line and pie graph, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle display of the AP in the line graph.

Figure 12. Inventory - APs Report: Top APs by Reboot Count

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. The table is sorted on the top AP name by default. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 clients to display, or display all AP models. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 13. Inventory - APs Report: Top APs by Reboot Count (table)

Top 10 AP Alarm Types Tile

The Top 10 AP Alarm Types pie chart and line graph of the Inventory - APs Report display the 10 alarm types most that have most frequently occurred to access points in your network.

Use the drop-down menu to specify the time granularity. If you hover over the line graph, a pop-up appears containing the details on the selected data points. Click any of the colored squares to toggle display of the AP in the line graph.
Figure 14. Inventory - APs Report: Top 10 AP Alarm Types

APs Configured in Multiple Systems Tile

The APs Configured in Multiple Systems table of the Inventory - APs Report shows you information about APs that have been associated with more than one controller.

In the Controller Name field, all controllers that the AP has been associated with are listed, separated by commas. The last known controller that this AP has been associated with is listed in the Last Controller Name column.

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 APs to display, or display all APs. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 15. Inventory - APs Report: APs Configured in Multiple Systems

AP Details for Online/Offline Status Tile

The AP Details for Online/Offline Status table of the Inventory - APs Report displays its status details based on AP name, IP address, location, model name, controller name, last status and last status change.

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. The table is sorted on the top AP model by default. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 clients to display, or display all AP models. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 16. Inventory - APs Report: AP Details for Online/Offline Status

AP Details for Other Statuses Tile

The AP Details for Other Statuses table of the Inventory - APs Report displays the details for APs that are currently in a status other than online or offline.

Click the gear icon to select the list of columns to display. The table is sorted on the top AP model by default. Click any column heading to sort by that value. You can also select the top 10 (default value), 20, 50, or 100 APs to display, or display all AP models. The number of rows per page is defined by the Rows per Page option in the table settings menu.

Figure 17. Inventory - APs Report: AP Details for Other Statuses