Web Interface Features

The web interface is the primary graphical front end for the controller and is the primary interface

You can use it to:

  • Manage access points and WLANs
  • Create and manage users and roles
  • Monitor wireless clients, managed devices, and rogue access points
  • View alarms, events, and administrator activity
  • Generate reports
  • Perform administrative tasks, including backing up and restoring system configuration, upgrading the cluster, downloading support , performing system diagnostic tests, viewing the status of controller processes, and uploading additional licenses (among others)
Figure 1. Controller Web Interface Features

The following table describes the web interface features.

Table 1. Controller Web Interface Features
Feature Description Action
Main Menu Lists the menus for administrative task. Select the required menu and sub-menu.
Tab Page Displays the options specific to the selected menu. Select the required tab page.
Content Area Displays tables, forms, and information specific to the selected menu and tab page. View the tables, forms and information specific to the selected menu, sub-menu and tab page. Double-click an object or profile in a table, for example: a WLAN, to edit the settings.
Header Bar Displays information specific to the web interface. Select the required option (from left to right):
  • Warning—Lists the critical issues to be resolved.
  • System Date and time—Displays the current system date and time.
  • Refresh—Refreshes the web page.
  • Global filter—Allows you to set the preferred system filter.
  • My Account link—Allows you to:
    • Change password
    • Set session preference
    • Log off
  • Online Help—Allows access to web help.

You can also use the icon to expand and shrink the main menu. Shrinking the main menu increases the size of the content area for better readability and viewing.