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3Com WX2200 3CRWX220095A Reference Manual

3Com WX2200 3CRWX220095A Reference Manual (528 pages)

Wireless LAN Mobility System Wireless Switch Manager  
Brand: 3Com | Category: Switch | Size: 5.32 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions17................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation18................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation Comments19................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Requirements21................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Requirements For 3wxm Client21................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Requirements For 3wxm Monitoring Service21................................................................................................................................................................
Software Requirements23................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing For Installation23................................................................................................................................................................
User Privileges24................................................................................................................................................................
Installing 3wxm25................................................................................................................................................................
Installing 3wxm On Windows Systems25................................................................................................................................................................
Installing 3wxm On Linux Systems27................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Log File28................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Web-start Client29................................................................................................................................................................
System Requirements29................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Steps29................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number And License Key30................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading 3wxm30................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling 3wxm On Windows Systems30................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling 3wxm On Linux Systems32................................................................................................................................................................
Overview33................................................................................................................................................................
Display Panels34................................................................................................................................................................
Organizer Panel35................................................................................................................................................................
Content Panel36................................................................................................................................................................
Task List Panel38................................................................................................................................................................
Resizing A Display Panel39................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Bar Options40................................................................................................................................................................
Tool Bar Options42................................................................................................................................................................
Status Counters44................................................................................................................................................................
Copying, Pasting, And Deleting Objects45................................................................................................................................................................
Copy And Paste In The Organizer Panel46................................................................................................................................................................
Copy And Paste Replace In The Organizer Panel46................................................................................................................................................................
Copy And Paste In The Content Panel46................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Keyboard Shortcut Mnemonics (windows Xp Only)47................................................................................................................................................................
Starting 3wxm49................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Access To 3wxm54................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Administrator Account55................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Provision Or Monitor Accounts56................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting 3wxm User Accounts56................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Access Control56................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Network Plan58................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Network Plans59................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Network Plan59................................................................................................................................................................
Opening A Network Plan60................................................................................................................................................................
Importing A Network Plan61................................................................................................................................................................
Closing A Network Plan62................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Network Plan62................................................................................................................................................................
Sharing A Network Plan63................................................................................................................................................................
Defining A Mobility Domain64................................................................................................................................................................
Roaming Behavior64................................................................................................................................................................
Traffic Ports Used By Mss66................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Mobility Domain67................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Wx-wx Security67................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Wx Switch68................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Third-party Ap68................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Country Code70................................................................................................................................................................
Applying The Rf Auto-tuning Settings Of A Network Plan To The Network Plan70................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading A Wx Switch Into The Network Plan71................................................................................................................................................................
Converting Auto Daps Into Statically Configured Aps72................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Network Domain72................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Planning Overview75................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Rf Planning Tools76................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Or Modifying A Site78................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Or Modifying Buildings In A Site80................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Or Modifying Floors82................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Or Drawing Floor Details83................................................................................................................................................................
Importing A Drawing Of A Floor83................................................................................................................................................................
File Recommendations84................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing A Drawing Before Importing It84................................................................................................................................................................
Cropping The Paper Space89................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Scale Of A Drawing91................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Origin Point91................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Layers93................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Up A Drawing95................................................................................................................................................................
Drawing Floor Objects Manually99................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Rf Characteristics Of A Floor100................................................................................................................................................................
Recommendations100................................................................................................................................................................
Converting Objects Into Rf Obstacles101................................................................................................................................................................
Drawing Rf Obstacles103................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Rf Obstacle Data From A Site Survey104................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Wireless Coverage Areas117................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Wiring Closet117................................................................................................................................................................
Defining A Coverage Area119................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Coverage Areas132................................................................................................................................................................
Placing Third-party Access Points137................................................................................................................................................................
Moving A Third-party Ap Icon To Its Floor Location138................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Placing An Icon For A Third-party Access Point138................................................................................................................................................................
Placing Installed And Auto-configured Maps142................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Map Placement143................................................................................................................................................................
Computing And Placing Map Access Points For A Coverage Area143................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Map Channels151................................................................................................................................................................
Computing Optimal Power154................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Wireless Network157................................................................................................................................................................
Showing Rf Coverage157................................................................................................................................................................
Placing Rf Measurement Points158................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rf Interactive Measurement Mode160................................................................................................................................................................
Reading The Rf Measurement Table160................................................................................................................................................................
Generating Rf Network Design Information162................................................................................................................................................................
Wx Switch Configuration Objects165................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Wx Switch To The Network Plan169................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Wx Switch As Part Of Rf Planning169................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Wx Switch Using The Create Wireless Switch Wizard169................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A New Wx Switch Based On A Configured Switch In The Network Plan170................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Switch By Uploading Its Configuration From The Network171................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Switch By Importing A Configuration File171................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Basic And Advanced Settings172................................................................................................................................................................
Reviewing And Deploying Changes172................................................................................................................................................................
Reviewing Changes172................................................................................................................................................................
Deploying Changes172................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Create Wireless Switch Wizard173................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Switch175................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Basic Switch Parameters179................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Wx Software Version180................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Wx Model180................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Timezone Properties181................................................................................................................................................................
Changing System Information182................................................................................................................................................................
Converting Auto Daps Into Statically Configured Daps183................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Auto Daps183................................................................................................................................................................
Launching A Telnet Management Session With The Switch184................................................................................................................................................................
Launching A Web Management Session With The Switch184................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Port Settings185................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Port Settings185................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Port Settings185................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Port Groups193................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Port Groups193................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Port Group193................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Port Group194................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Management Settings195................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Management Service Settings195................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Management Service Settings195................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmp196................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Setting Log And Trace Settings207................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Log Settings207................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Log Settings207................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Ip Services Settings210................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Ip Services Setting210................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Static Route211................................................................................................................................................................
Create An Ip Alias212................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dns212................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ntp213................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Arp214................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Vlans215................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Vlans216................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Vlan216................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Vlan Membership218................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Vlan Spanning Tree Settings219................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Vlan Igmp Settings223................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Layer 2 Traffic Among Clients In A Vlan226................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Layer 3 Traffic Among Clients In A Vlan227................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Tunnel Affinity Of A Vlan227................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Mss Dhcp Server228................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Aging Time For Fdb Entries229................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Acls230................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Acls230................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Acl231................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Advanced Acl Settings231................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A New Ace To A Configured Acl238................................................................................................................................................................
Mapping An Acl238................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Acl240................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Individual Ace From An Acl240................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Cos Mappings241................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Cos Mappings241................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Dscp-to-cos Mapping242................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Cos-to-dscp Mapping242................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Range Of Dscp Values To A Single Cos Value243................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Cos Mapping To Their Default Values243................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Wireless Services245................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Service Parameters246................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Wireless Services251................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An 802.1x Wireless Service251................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Voice Over Wireless Service253................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Web-portal (webaaa) Service256................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Open Access Service260................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Custom Service262................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Service Profile Settings262................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Ssid Encryption Settings And Access Rules268................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Ssid Encryption Settings And Access Rules269................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Radio Profiles272................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Radio Profile Settings272................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Radio Profile273................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Radios Back To The Default Radio Profile273................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Advanced Radio Profile Settings274................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing The Auto-dap Profile279................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Auto-dap Profile Settings279................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Auto-dap Profile Settings279................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Maps281................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Configured Maps282................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Distributed Map282................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Directly Connected Map284................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Ap Redundancy286................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Map Model288................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Radio Type For An Map288................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Map-wx Security Mode289................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Advanced Map Settings289................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Radio Settings292................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Radio Settings292................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Radio Settings292................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Rf Detection Settings293................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Rf Detection Settings293................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Entry To The Permitted Vendor Oui List293................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Entry To The Permitted Ssid List294................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Entry To The Ignore List295................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Entry To The Rogue List295................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Entry To The Client Black List295................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Countermeasures296................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Managing Users In The Local User Database299................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Users And Groups In The Local Database300................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Named User301................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A User Group And Assigning Users To It302................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Mac User303................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Mac User Group And Assigning Users To It304................................................................................................................................................................
Authorization Attributes305................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Radius Settings311................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Radius Settings, Servers, And Server Groups311................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Radius Server311................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying A Radius Server313................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Radius Server Group314................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Default Radius Settings315................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Radius System Accounting317................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Global 802.1x Settings317................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Global 802.1x Settings317................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Global 802.1x Settings318................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring 802.1x Network Access Rules320................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing 802.1x Network Access Rules320................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An 802.1x Network Access Rule321................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Mac Network Access Rules324................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Mac Network Access Rules324................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Mac Network Access Rule324................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Webaaa Network Access Rules327................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Web Aaa Network Access Rules327................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Web Aaa Network Access Rule328................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Last-resort Network Access Rules330................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Last-resort Network Access Rules330................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Last-resort Network Access Rule330................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Wx Administrator Access Rules332................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Wx Administrator Access Rules332................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Access Rule For Console Access333................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Access Rule For Telnet Or Ssh Access334................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Configuring Aaa Support For Third-party Ap Users336................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Settings For Third-party Ap Aaa Support336................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Proxy Access Rule336................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Radius Proxy For A Client338................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Wx Port Connected To The Third-party Ap338................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Location Policy Rules339................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Location Policy Rules339................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Location Policy Rule340................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Changing Mobility Profiles342................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Mobility Profiles342................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Mobility Profile342................................................................................................................................................................
How Remote Wx Configuration Works346................................................................................................................................................................
Drop Ship (wxr100 Only)346................................................................................................................................................................
Staged Wx348................................................................................................................................................................
Wxm Requirements349................................................................................................................................................................
Staging A Wx Switch For Configuration By 3wxm350................................................................................................................................................................
Example 1: Deployment Site Has Dhcp And Local Dns350................................................................................................................................................................
Example 2: Deployment Site Has No Dhcp And No Dns351................................................................................................................................................................
Example 3: Deployment Site Has Dns But No Dhcp352................................................................................................................................................................
Example 4: Deployment Site Has Dhcp But Local Dns Domain Differs From Corporate Dns Domain353................................................................................................................................................................
Preconfiguring A Switch In 3wxm354................................................................................................................................................................
Uploading A Partially Configured Switch And Completing Its Configuration With 3wxm355................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Switch And Reusing Its Configuration356................................................................................................................................................................
Requirements356................................................................................................................................................................
How Switch Replacement Works356................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Replacement Of Remote Switches357................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Switch358................................................................................................................................................................
Wx File Management Options359................................................................................................................................................................
Devices Tab360................................................................................................................................................................
Task List Options361................................................................................................................................................................
Toolbar Options364................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Local And Network Changes365................................................................................................................................................................
Reviewing Switch Configuration Changes365................................................................................................................................................................
Accepting Network Changes366................................................................................................................................................................
Undoing Local Or Network Changes366................................................................................................................................................................
Deploying Switch Configuration Changes366................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing When The Network And 3wxm Have Nonmatching Changes368................................................................................................................................................................
Distributing System Images369................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Image Repository369................................................................................................................................................................
Rebooting Wx Switches Or Map Access Points371................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling Management Of A Switch By 3wxm372................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Operation Log373................................................................................................................................................................
Canceling A Scheduled Operation373................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Switch Configuration Files374................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Configuration Change Polling Options376................................................................................................................................................................
Verification Tabs377................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving An Error Or Warning378................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A Rule From The Message List379................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Verification Options380................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling And Reenabling Rules381................................................................................................................................................................
Processing Certificates384................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Certificates385................................................................................................................................................................
Reviewing Certificate Details385................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Certificates385................................................................................................................................................................
Distributing Certificates To Wx Switches386................................................................................................................................................................
How Changes Are Managed387................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Policies387................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Policy388................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Feature Settings In A Policy389................................................................................................................................................................
Applying Policy Changes To Switches389................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Fault Management System391................................................................................................................................................................
Classifying And Organizing Alarms393................................................................................................................................................................
Search Capabilities394................................................................................................................................................................
Fault States396................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Faults397................................................................................................................................................................
Alarm Summary398................................................................................................................................................................
Top 5 Sources Of Alarms401................................................................................................................................................................
Intrusion Detection System (ids) Alarms402................................................................................................................................................................
Denial Of Service (dos) Alarms404................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Faults And Retrieving Fault History404................................................................................................................................................................
Reporting Faults406................................................................................................................................................................
Alarm Summary Report406................................................................................................................................................................
Alarm History Report408................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Event Log411................................................................................................................................................................
Refreshing Event Data412................................................................................................................................................................
Reviewing Event Details412................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Event Messages412................................................................................................................................................................
Using Predefined Event Filters412................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Events By Content413................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Events By Severity415................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering Events By Facility415................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Saving Filters416................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Filters416................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting Filtered Data416................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Requirements418................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Inventory Report420................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Mobility Domain Configuration Report421................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Wx Configuration Report422................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Client Summary Report423................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Client Details Report424................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Client Errors Report425................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Rf Network Usage Report426................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Rf Summary Report427................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Radio Details Report428................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Traffic Report429................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Rogue Details Report430................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Rogue Summary Report430................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Site Survey Order432................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Work Order433................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Alarm Summary434................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Alarm History434................................................................................................................................................................
Generating A Security Alarm Report435................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Alarm Report For Client Ouis436................................................................................................................................................................
Requirements For Monitoring438................................................................................................................................................................
Network Types438................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Monitored Data439................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Monitor View440................................................................................................................................................................
Status Summary441................................................................................................................................................................
Client Summary442................................................................................................................................................................
Traffic Summary442................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Status Summary View443................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Alarm Summary View446................................................................................................................................................................
Alarm Summary Details447................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Alarm Options451................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Client Summary View453................................................................................................................................................................
Client Details454................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Client Options455................................................................................................................................................................
Finding A Client458................................................................................................................................................................
Refreshing Client Data461................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Traffic Summary View462................................................................................................................................................................
Traffic Details464................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Traffic Options465................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Floor View Monitor466................................................................................................................................................................
On-demand Statistics Monitoring467................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Performance Data467................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Viewing Reports467................................................................................................................................................................
Rogue Detection Requirements470................................................................................................................................................................
Mobility Domain Requirement471................................................................................................................................................................
Rogue Detection Lists472................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Rogue Information474................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Rogue Details475................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Geographical Location Of A Rogue478................................................................................................................................................................
Ignoring Friendly Third-party Devices481................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Device To The Rogue List482................................................................................................................................................................
Converting A Rogue Into A Third Party Ap482................................................................................................................................................................
To Convert A Rogue Into A Third-party Ap482................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Clients Belonging To A Rogue To The Black List484................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Rf Detection Options From The Organizer Panel484................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Rf Measurements485................................................................................................................................................................
Importing The Measurements485................................................................................................................................................................
Applying The Rf Measurements To The Floor Plan487................................................................................................................................................................
Locating And Fixing Coverage Holes488................................................................................................................................................................
Locating A Coverage Hole488................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Coverage Hole490................................................................................................................................................................
Computing And Placing New Maps490................................................................................................................................................................
Adding New Maps That Are Already Installed To The Network Plan490................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Preferences Values491................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Network Synchronization Options492................................................................................................................................................................
Changing User Interface Options492................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Tools Options493................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Certificate Management Options494................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Options For Rf Planning495................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Transmit Power Of A Typical Client495................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Colors495................................................................................................................................................................
Changing 3wxm Logging Options499................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Or Stopping The 3wxm Services502................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Or Stopping 3wxm Services On Windows Systems503................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Or Stopping 3wxm Services On Linux Systems504................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To 3wxm Services504................................................................................................................................................................
Certificate Check506................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying That The 3wxm Client Is Receiving Service Data507................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Service Settings508................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Wx Connection Settings509................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Monitoring Settings510................................................................................................................................................................
To Change Monitoring Settings511................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The 3wxm Services Log513................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up A Plan514................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Backup Settings514................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring A Plan From A Backup514................................................................................................................................................................
Copying A Plan Backup From One Server To Another515................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Plan Backup515................................................................................................................................................................
Register Your Product To Gain Service Benefits517................................................................................................................................................................
Solve Problems Online517................................................................................................................................................................
Purchase Extended Warranty And Professional Services518................................................................................................................................................................
Access Software Downloads518................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Us519................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Technical Support And Repair519................................................................................................................................................................
3Com WX2200 3CRWX220095A User Manual

3Com WX2200 3CRWX220095A User Manual (204 pages)

Wireless LAN Mobility System Wireless LAN Switch Manager  
Brand: 3Com | Category: Network Hardware | Size: 3.31 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions9................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation10................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation Comments11................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Requirements For 3wxm Client13................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Requirements For 3wxm Services14................................................................................................................................................................
Software Requirements14................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing For Installation15................................................................................................................................................................
User Privileges15................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number And License Key15................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Openview Network Node Manager15................................................................................................................................................................
Resource Allocation16................................................................................................................................................................
Installing 3wxm17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing 3wxm On Windows Systems17................................................................................................................................................................
Installing 3wxm On Linux Systems18................................................................................................................................................................
Start 3wxm Services20................................................................................................................................................................
Connect 3wxm Clients To 3wxm Services20................................................................................................................................................................
Configure 3wxm Services21................................................................................................................................................................
Wxm Access Control23................................................................................................................................................................
Wxm Interface23................................................................................................................................................................
Display The Main Window24................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Preferences26................................................................................................................................................................
Easy Configuration Using Wizards26................................................................................................................................................................
View Topology26................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help27................................................................................................................................................................
Which Services To Provide30................................................................................................................................................................
Network Plan31................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Coverage Area31................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Auto-tuning32................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Auto-tuning With Modelling32................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Planning33................................................................................................................................................................
Which Planning Method Should I Use33................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration35................................................................................................................................................................
Wireless Configuration36................................................................................................................................................................
Aaa Security Configuration38................................................................................................................................................................
System And Administration Configuration40................................................................................................................................................................
Equipment Installation42................................................................................................................................................................
Deployment43................................................................................................................................................................
Management And Monitoring43................................................................................................................................................................
Network Status44................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Monitoring44................................................................................................................................................................
Client Monitoring45................................................................................................................................................................
Rogue Detection46................................................................................................................................................................
Event Logging46................................................................................................................................................................
Verification47................................................................................................................................................................
Reporting47................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Plan Optimization48................................................................................................................................................................
What Are Services51................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Employee Access Services52................................................................................................................................................................
Task Table52................................................................................................................................................................
Step Summary54................................................................................................................................................................
Example: Configure Employee Access55................................................................................................................................................................
What's Next68................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Guest Access Services69................................................................................................................................................................
Optional: Configure Mobility Profiles81................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Voice Over Wireless Ip Service83................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Radio Profile For Voice86................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Service Profile For Voice86................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Rf Auto-tuning97................................................................................................................................................................
Place Your Equipment98................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Initial Wx Switch Connectivity98................................................................................................................................................................
Upload The Wx Switch Configuration Into A 3wxm Network Plan98................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Service Profile99................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Radio Profile And Map The Service Profile To It100................................................................................................................................................................
Create Your Maps101................................................................................................................................................................
Apply A Radio Profile To Each Radio104................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Rf Auto-tuning With Modelling105................................................................................................................................................................
Add Site Information106................................................................................................................................................................
Insert Rf Obstacles108................................................................................................................................................................
Create Your Rf Coverage Area110................................................................................................................................................................
Create A Wiring Closet110................................................................................................................................................................
Add Maps118................................................................................................................................................................
Associate Maps To The Coverage Area118................................................................................................................................................................
What Is Rf Planning121................................................................................................................................................................
Prepare The Floor Drawings122................................................................................................................................................................
Define Site Information123................................................................................................................................................................
Import A Floor Plan128................................................................................................................................................................
Set The Scale129................................................................................................................................................................
Clean Layout130................................................................................................................................................................
Model Rf Obstacles133................................................................................................................................................................
Import A Site Survey134................................................................................................................................................................
Plan Rf Coverage135................................................................................................................................................................
Add Wiring Closets135................................................................................................................................................................
Create Coverage Areas136................................................................................................................................................................
Compute And Place Maps144................................................................................................................................................................
Assign Channel Settings146................................................................................................................................................................
Calculate Optimal Power149................................................................................................................................................................
Display Coverage150................................................................................................................................................................
Generate A Work Order151................................................................................................................................................................
Install The Equipment153................................................................................................................................................................
Deploy Your Configuration155................................................................................................................................................................
Perform Basic Administrative Tasks157................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Wx Management Services157................................................................................................................................................................
Distributing System Images159................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Image Repository159................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Versions Of Network Plans160................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Switch Configuration Files161................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Examples163................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor An Individual User163................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor A Group Of Users169................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor A Rogue171................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rf Measurements From Maps180................................................................................................................................................................
Using Rf Measurements From An Ekahau Site Survey181................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Ekahau Site Survey Work Order182................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Rf Measurements From The Ekahau Site Survey185................................................................................................................................................................
Optimizing The Rf Coverage Model187................................................................................................................................................................
Locating And Fixing Coverage Holes189................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Rf Coverage Area189................................................................................................................................................................
Locking Down Maps190................................................................................................................................................................
Fixing A Coverage Hole191................................................................................................................................................................
Computing And Placing New Maps191................................................................................................................................................................
Replanning Your Network191................................................................................................................................................................
Register Your Product To Gain Service Benefits193................................................................................................................................................................
Solve Problems Online193................................................................................................................................................................
Purchase Extended Warranty And Professional Services194................................................................................................................................................................
Access Software Downloads194................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Us194................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Technical Support And Repair195................................................................................................................................................................
3Com WX2200 3CRWX220095A Hardware Installation Manual

3Com WX2200 3CRWX220095A Hardware Installation Manual (66 pages)

Wireless LAN Mobility System  
Brand: 3Com | Category: Switch | Size: 1.08 MB
Table of contents
Hardware Installation Guide1................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions5................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation6................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation Comments7................................................................................................................................................................
Wx Model Numbers9................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Features10................................................................................................................................................................
Wx2200 Switch10................................................................................................................................................................
Wxr100 Switch11................................................................................................................................................................
Wx1200 Switch12................................................................................................................................................................
Wx4400 Switch13................................................................................................................................................................
Management Features14................................................................................................................................................................
Power Features14................................................................................................................................................................
Network Interfaces15................................................................................................................................................................
Wx1200, Wx4400, And Wx2200 Status Leds16................................................................................................................................................................
Wxr100 Leds17................................................................................................................................................................
Software Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Layer 2 Switching Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Services20................................................................................................................................................................
Roaming20................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Management21................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking A Wx Switch23................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Requirements And Recommendations25................................................................................................................................................................
Com Wireless Switch Manager Network Plan25................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Location25................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Requirements26................................................................................................................................................................
Installation Hardware And Tools29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Wx Switch30................................................................................................................................................................
Equipment Rack Installation31................................................................................................................................................................
Tabletop Installation33................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Power Supply In A Wx4400 Switch34................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A New Power Supply34................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing A Power Supply35................................................................................................................................................................
Powering On A Wx Switch37................................................................................................................................................................
Powering On A Wxr100 Switch37................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Serial Management Console38................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting A Serial Management Connection39................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To The Network39................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Map Or Other 10/100 Ethernet Device39................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To Gigabit Ethernet Devices42................................................................................................................................................................
Register Your Product To Gain Service Benefits57................................................................................................................................................................
Solve Problems Online57................................................................................................................................................................
Purchase Extended Warranty And Professional Services58................................................................................................................................................................
Access Software Downloads58................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Us58................................................................................................................................................................
Telephone Technical Support And Repair59................................................................................................................................................................