CONTROLLER SERIES USER MANUAL

CONTROLLER SERIES USER MANUAL
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CONTROLLER 3000
SERIES
WIRELESS CONTROLLER 3000
NETWORK CONTROLLER 3000
NETWORK CONTROLLER 3500
USER MANUAL
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All written material and information in this manual is a copyright of ValuePoint Networks,
Inc. No part of this work may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, adapted or
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ABOUT
THE
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MANUAL
Please read this manual before working with the Controller 3000 Series (Wireless Controller
3000 or Network Controller 3000/3500).
This manual is intended to provide a basic
understanding of the Controller 3000.
Although utmost care has been taken to provide all the information in this manual that is
required to understand the functionality of the Controller, any additional inquiries can be
mailed to: support@valuepointnet.com.
USAGE
AND
FEATURES
OF THE
MANUAL
To make it easy, this manual has a simple structure and the user can easily navigate
through the sections to understand the various features of the Controller 3000. The first
section introduces the user to the Controller 3000, its package contents, features and
precautions to be taken while using the Controller.
The second section describes the Installation Requirements and steps. Follow them carefully
for successful installation of the Controller 3000.
The third section describes the Configuration details of the Controller 3000.
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CONTENTS
1.
INTRODUCTION ................................................... 5
2.
INSTALLATION ................................................. 10
3.
CONFIGURATION ............................................... 11
3.1.
BASIC FUNCTIONS .............................................. 11
3.2.
USING
4.
THE
WEB MANAGEMENT INTERFACE .................. 13
3.2.1.
LOGGING INTO THE CONTROLLER 3000 ................................ 14
3.2.2.
EXPRESS SETUP ............................................................. 18
3.2.3.
NETWORKS
3.2.4.
SECURITY ......................................................................
34
3.2.5.
CUSTOMIZATION ..............................................................
47
3.2.6.
MANAGEMENT .................................................................
56
3.2.7.
ADVANCED.....................................................................
61
3.2.8.
SYSTEM STATUS ............................................................. 67
3.2.9.
SYSTEM TOOLS .............................................................. 78
.................................................................... 19
3.2.10.
HELP ......................................................................... 86
3.2.11.
INDEX ........................................................................ 87
TROUBLE SHOOTING .......................................... 88
4.1.
WIFI PROBLEMS (WC-3000
4.2.
TCP/IP SETTINGS PROBLEMS ................................ 90
4.3.
OTHER PROBLEMS .............................................. 91
5.
ONLY)
......................... 89
APPENDICES ................................................... 93
5.1.
APPENDIX A: SYSLOG MESSAGES ............................ 93
5.2.
APPENDIX B: RADIUS ACCOUNTING ATTRIBUTES ......... 94
5.3.
APPENDIX C: REGULATORY COMPLIANCE ................... 94
6.
LIMITED WARRANTY .......................................... 96
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INTRODUCTION
This section of the Manual gives an overview of the Controller 3000 along with the
Package Contents, Features and Precautions.
Overview
The Controller 3000 was developed with an aim to provide high-speed access to the
Internet for Public Networks. The Controller 3000 is deployed in a wireless
broadband service network, which can recognize new users on the network and
redirect them to the appropriate connection. In short, the user can access the
Internet without changing configuration settings or needing technical assistance no
matter what their configuration.
Package Contents
The package contents of the Controller 3000 are:
1. One Controller 3000/3500
2. One AC Power Adapter
3. One CD containing user’s manual & Quick Start Guide
4. One UTP Ethernet/Fast Ethernet cable (Cat.5 Twisted-pair)
5. Two removable 4dbi omni-directional antennas
Features
Some key features of the Controller 3000 are:
) Advanced Local Authentication
Authentication can be controlled totally within the Controller 3000 using a local
user database of 512 username/password accounts. Unlike the typical primitive
Local Authentication feature on most HotSpot Gateways, Controller 3000 local
accounts are richly manageable by account start and end dates and access time.
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) Auto-IP Support of Subscriber IP Settings
The wireless subscriber can access the Controller with no change to his existing
IP related settings, such as IP address, subnet mask, or default gateway IP
address in his notebook computer. No matter what settings the subscriber has in
the notebook computer, the subscriber always can access the Controller.
Note: The ‘Auto-IP’ Function can only be used with TCP/IP-based Networks.
) HTTP Auto-Proxy Support of Subscriber Browser Settings
Some subscribers will have a HTTP Proxy configured in their web browser,
generally
as
part
of
their
corporate
configuration.
The
Controller
will
automatically detect and re-route these proxied HTTP requests to provide
seamless connectivity to the subscriber.
) Bandwidth limiting to insure Quality of Service for all subscribers (3500
only)
Bandwidth
usage by any single subscriber
can
be throttled back
to the
configured bits-per-second (bps). This prevents any one user from monopolizing
the network.
) Secure Management via XML and SOAP
XML combined with SOAP allows rich, full featured, and secure control and
monitoring of the Controller 3000.
The Controller 3000 SOAP interface works
today with Hampton Inn’s HSIA Authentication, with future releases supporting
Airpath Wireless’ WIBOSS™ Control Center and more.
) SMTP R EDIRECTION
Corporate and ISP mail servers often will not accept E-Mail from another
network.
With the Controller 3000, subscriber’s outgoing SMTP server requests
can be redirected to a SMTP server specified by administrator, so the subscriber
can send out their email without changing the E-Mail configuration in their
notebook computer.
) Café Account™
Customers can be given free access to the Network for a defined period, after
which they would have to purchase more time to continue to browse or access
the network from their laptop.
This is ideal to allow free “use but don’t abuse”
access to draw customers into the venue.
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) Remote Configuration
The Controller 3000 is easy for administrators to manage through the Webbased interface. The Web-based management is client-independent and is done
by securely authenticating the administrator over SSL.
) Custom Branding of Subscriber Experience
The
venue
owner
or
system
integrator
can
customize
the
branding
and
messaging for each HotSpot. Login pages, messages, and advertising can all be
configured to match the Café, Hotel, or Airport experience.
) “Captured Portal” Home Page Redirection
The Controller 3000 allows the venue owner to redirect subscribers to a
corporate web site or custom portal, where branding, login methodology, billing,
terms of service, and more can be controlled.
) Authenticated User Pass-through
After their initial login to validate their account, subscribers can be given access
to the network without needing to Login each time to their account. This means
fewer lost and forgotten passwords and account names.
) Walled Garden
A walled garden provides pages or web sites that can be accessed by subscribers
without requiring authentication. The Controller allows up to 266 destination IP
addresses and URLs.
) VPN (Virtual Private Network) Pass-through
The Controller 3000 allows subscribers to access their existing VPN network at
home or at the office. Unlike most public access gateways, the Controller allows
all VPN connections through NAT and multiple connections to the same VPN
server from a single venue.
) Login Pass-through by IP or MAC Address
The Controller 3000 allows a list of client computers to access the Internet
without requiring authentication.
The Controller allows up to 512 registered
MAC addresses.
) Secure HTML Login Page (SSL)
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Login Page utilizes SSL to protect username and password during User login.
) Hardware Heartbeat Monitor
This feature enables the Controller to continue functioning by resetting the
system if the device experiences any problems due to unusual network activity
(e.g. subscriber worms, viruses, or Denial of Service Attacks).
) Sophisticated Syslog Monitoring
A sophisticated System Log (Syslog) server is built-in to log events and enable
automated monitoring.
The System logs can be stored internally or events can
be broadcast to a local or remote Syslog Client.
) RADIUS Authentication
Subscriber authentication on the Controller 3000 can be configured for the
industry standard RADIUS AAA.
RADIUS allows you to control multiple sites
from a single NOC, or purchase authentication services from a third party billing
provider.
) Subscriber VLAN
Subscribers and local network machines can be isolated from one another using
Subscriber VLAN. This prevents users from accessing or molesting each other on
the public network, or accessing enterprise hardware belonging to the venue.
) Time based authentication list upload
Security
and
Pass-through
information
for
the
entire
enterprise
can
centralized and updated in each controller automatically on a schedule.
be
This
allows for easy synchronization of both authenticated and “blacklisted” user
information between multiple venues.
) Terms of Service Based Authentication
The Controller can be configured to enforce agreement to a customizable and
branded terms of service page before subscribers can access the service.
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) Public Static IP Pass-through
Multiple
Public
Static
IP
addresses
can
be
provisioned
and
distributed
automatically to subscribers. While preserving the authentication, security, and
branding features of the venue, these subscribers will have full access to their
public IP for more sophisticated applications like VPN.
Precautions
Please carefully read the following precautions before using the Controller 3000:
) Do not remove or open the enclosure. You could damage the Controller or suffer
injury if you tamper with the Controller hardware.
) The Controller 3000 enclosure is not water resistant.
Avoid deploying the
Controller where it might get wet.
) Only connect the supplied AC power adapter, or an adapter of the exact same
configuration and power characteristics. Using the wrong adapter could cause
damage to the Controller or a dangerous electrical shock to the user.
) The Controller 3000 enclosure is not heat resistant. Do not deploy the Controller
3000 in direct sunlight or in proximity to another heat source.
) Please deploy the Controller 3000 where it is well ventilated.
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INSTALLATION
This section of the Manual gives information regarding the requirements and installation
procedures for a successful installation of the Controller 3000.
Requirements
Check the following requirements installing the Controller 3000.
1. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
System requirements:
Management System:
PC with Ethernet or Wireless 802.11b network card
ISP Connection:
xDSL modem, Cable modem, or T1 Router.
Management Software:
Web Browser (Internet Explorer 6.0+ or Safari 2.01+ only)
Others:
Network Cable with a RJ-45 connector
2 . WAN N E T W O R K R E Q U I R E M E N T S
Find out from your ISP whether the Controller will use a static or dynamic IP address. The
most common configuration is DHCP, which assigns the IP addresses dynamically.
If you are using a static IP address, you will need to get the full configuration from your ISP.
Dynamic IP
Set Controller to DHCP Client
Static IP
Controller IP address
Controller subnet mask
Default gateway IP address
Primary/Secondary DNS Server IP addresses
PPPoE
User name from your ISP
Password from your ISP
Note:
1. The Controller’s default LAN IP address setting is ‘192.168.1.1’.
2. The Controller’s default LAN subnet mask setting is ‘255.255.255.0’.
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CONFIGURATION
This section of the Manual will give you information regarding access, login and usage of all
the features of the Controller 3000.
3.1. BASIC FUNCTIONS
The screen below shows the type of options the user will come across frequently while
configuring the system. Description about the use of each part is available in next section
along with the instructions on its usage.
Rad io
B u tto ns
D ro p d o w n L is t Box
T ext Box
Screen 1 Basic functionality
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H elp
Command Buttons
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1 . C H A N G I N G GU I S E T T I N G S
ENTERING D AT A
IN A
TEXT BOX
To enter a data value in a text box click inside the text box and start typing. If the text box
already contains some value, click at the end of the written text value and delete it with the
backspace key. If the text box is grayed-out, this means the text is not editable.
SELECTING
A
VALUE
FROM
DROPDOWN LIST
BOX
To select a value from a list first click on the arrow that is found on the right side of this list
box and then select a value desired from the displayed list.
R ADIO BUTTONS
To select a radio button simply click on the desired radio button.
COMM AND BUTTONS
To perform the actions as captioned on the button simply click on the button. For example:
In the screen above, to apply the changes, simply click Apply to implement the changes
made.
HELP
To view the help for some menus, click on the Help icon displayed on the right top pane of
the menu.
2. RESETTING
TO
F ACTORY DEFAULTS
SOFT RESET
Connect to the Controller WEB GUI and navigate to System Tools – Factory Settings and
select Reset Factory Defaults.
H ARD RESET
Once the unit has booted and the “System” light is flashing or solid, press the button
labeled “Default” on the face of the Wireless Controller for ten seconds and release. The
Controller 3500 only has one “Reset” button, so hold that button for fifteen seconds to reset
the 3500. When the system light goes out this means that the Controller is rebooting.
After rebooting, the Controller will be accessible at the default LAN IP Address of
192.168.1.1.
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3.2. USING
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WEB MANAGEMENT INTERFACE
To access the Controller 3000 and utilize its menus enter the WAN or LAN IP address in the
browser and press ‘Enter’.
Screen 2 Controller Welcome Screen
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L O G G I N G I N T O T H E C O N T R O L L E R 3000
On performing the above steps, the Controller 3000 Home Page will appear on the screen as
shown below. Through this Home page, you can access the Controller 3000 by providing the
correct Login Name and Password. The password protection insures only authorized users
access the Controller.
We recommend that you change the default username/password.
You can restore the factory default password with a hard reset if you forget your password.
Login
Name
Password
Screen 3 Login Screen
Login
Enter a valid Login Name here. The default Login is “root”.
Password
Enter the password in this field. The characters keyed-in will be
displayed as asterisks (*) to maintain the secrecy of the password.
The password entered in this field is specific to the user name entered
above. The default password is “root”.
Get Started
After entering the user name and password, click on this button. The
user name and password will be validated. If a correct user name and
password has been supplied you will gain access to the Controller;
otherwise an error message will be displayed.
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After successful login, the Controller displays the following screen, which gives the
Controller status and allows the user to navigate to different menus of the
Controller 3000.
Navigation Menu to submenus of the selected Menu
Configuration
Menus
Screen 4 Home Page
Configuration Menus
The Controller 3000 has ten menus. The first eight of the
menus deal with configuration of the Controller settings. They
are,
1. Express Setup
2. Networks
3. Security
4. Customization
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5. Management
6. Advanced
7. System Status
8. System Tools
9. Help
10. Index
These menus allow the user to configure the settings. To access
the menu, click on the respective menu button. The ninth menu
is Help. It contains Frequently Asked Questions to help the user
to understand the system better.
The tenth menu is the index. This menu contains quick links to
other menus and sub-menus, to navigate through the interface
quickly.
The final option is Apply Changes/Restart. Click this from
any menu to implement the changes made to the settings. This
restarts the controller immediately.
You must select OK on
each page that you wish to configure.
Navigation Menu
The Navigation Menu is available on the top pane of every
menu as tabs for accessing different sub-menus of the
respective menu. To access the sub-menus, click on the
respective sub-menu name.
Status Bar
The Status Bar below the screen will indicate the actions
performed.
Cancel and OK
The command buttons Cancel and OK can be seen in many menus of the Controller.
In all the menus, the functionality of these commands is the same.
Cancel – Click this button to cancel any changes on the current page.
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OK – Clicking this button causes the settings configured by the user to be saved.
New settings may take effect immediately or on the next reboot.
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EXPRESS SETUP
This menu allows the user to configure the basic settings for accessing the Internet.
Screen 5 Express Setup
WAN Port Mode
In this section, select DHCP Client, Static IP or PPPoE setting options.
1. To connect via a Cable Modem or Local LAN select DHCP
Client setting. This configures the device to obtain the IP
address and other TCP/IP settings from your ISP.
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2. To use a static IP address assigned by your ISP, or use local
LAN settings, select Static IP and perform the following
steps:
1. Type the IP Address provided by your ISP.
2. Type the Subnet Mask Address provided by your ISP.
3. Type the Gateway Address provided by your ISP.
4. Type
the
Primary
and
Secondary
DNS
server
addresses provided by your ISP.
3. To use PPPoE protocol to connect to your ISP, select PPPoE
and perform the following steps:
1. Type the User Name for PPPoE protocol to connect the
ISP.
2. Type the correct Password for the above User Name.
3. Select either Enable to activate Auto Connection or
Disable to deactivate the Auto connection option.
4. Select the Number of Minutes for Auto Disconnection
from the drop-down list box.
Wireless
Type the value for ESSID. Also, select the Channel for the wireless network from the drop
down list box here. The values of the drop down are from 1 to 11.
The Express Setup Page has a command button to apply all these settings and
restart the Controller. Click Apply & Restart to implement the settings.
3.2.3.
NETWORKS
The Networks menu has four sub-menu tabs,
1. System
2. WAN/LAN
3. Server
4. Wireless (WC-3000 Only)
Details of the above menus are as follows,
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1. SYSTEM
This section of the Controller allows you to configure the System Settings. The
following screen shows the System Settings menu.
Screen 6 System Settings
Management IP address Filter
Select either Any or Specify radio buttons, to type the access IP address. By default, Any
IP Address will be selected. The typed IP Addresses should not exceed 15 characters. When
Specify is selected, only addresses within that range will be able to manage the Controller.
Do a hard reset to factory defaults if you forget what addresses are allowed.
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NAS ID
The editable text box is the NAS ID of the Controller. This value will be sent in RADIUS
Requests from the Controller to the RADIUS Server.
If Syslog is enabled, the NAS ID is
sent as part of the syslog messages.
LAN IP settings
Auto IP
In this section, select either Enable or Disable radio button to
enable or disable the Auto IP subscriber address support. AutoIP will allow users with Static IP addresses to connect to the
internet normally without changing their settings.
These
subscribers’ connections may be slower than DHCP subscribers’
due to the translation process to and from their static IP
address by the Controller for each packet.
Subscriber VLAN Security (requires Auto-IP enabled)
When
Subscriber
VLAN
Security and Auto-IP are enabled the Controller prevents
subscribers and other machines on the network from being able
to access each other or share resources, using Microsoft
Networking for example. You will not be able to access or
manage local machines or access points on the LAN with
Subscriber VLAN Security enabled. Subscriber VLAN Security is
also effective at blocking subscriber-to-subscriber traffic not
connected directly to the Controller with some limitations:
1. LAN
Broadcast
traffic
is
not
blocked,
so
some
subscribers may see other computers listed under
“Computers Near Me” in Windows.
These subscribers
will not be able to share files, ping, or access each
other’s computers, however.
2. The first “PING” attempt between subscribers may
succeed if the Controller has not previously seen traffic
from that subscriber. Subsequent PING or other packets
will be blocked.
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3. Subscriber VLAN Security may not be effective across a
switch or router.
In this case, direct packets between
subscribers cannot be detected by the Controller. If this
switch-based
configuration
cannot
be
avoided,
ValuePoint recommends turning on Subscriber VLAN
Security in the Access Points. This feature is available in
the SuperAP 500 and 510g products from ValuePoint.
Please contact your Access Point vendor with questions
about Subscriber VLAN Security in other products.
ICMP Ping Response
In this section, select either Enable or Disable radio button to
enable or disable the user’s access to ping the device. By
default, the Controller sets this option to Enable.
Multicast Packets
In this section, select either Enable or Disable radio button to
enable or disable the Multicast Packets. By default, the
Controller sets the Multicast Pass-through as Disable.
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Calendar(UTC)
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This section has drop-down boxes for Date and Time. Select the
Date and Time in UTC, from the drop down list boxes as shown
in the screen 5. In addition, the user can fetch the system date
and time from the computer by clicking on Get from my
Computer. The selected date and time range should be
between
23:59:59
1/1/2002
to
12/31/2035
and
00:00:00
to
respectively. Date and Time are stored in the
controller as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC/GMT). You must
click OK on this page to set the internal clock.
Note: Use the ‘Get from my Computer’ feature the first time you configure the Controller to
ensure that the correct local time is set.
Scheduled Reboot
You can configure the Controller to reset automatically every
day or X days at XX:XX time. Keep in mind that the time is
UTC/GMT time, so if you want to reboot at 4AM local time make
the conversion. This can be useful if you find you have to reset
the Controller at a particular site due to unusual subscriber
activity.
Idle Time Out(Mins)
In this section, select a time out period for inactive subscribers
to be disconnected.
Enter ‘0’ for no timeout of subscribers.
Subscribers who have an active ‘logout’ pop-up window open
will not be timed out.
Note: Setting Idle Timeout to ‘0’ is not recommended for public networks.
subscribers manually log out, their sessions will never be terminated.
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3 . WAN /LAN
This Menu allows you to configure the WAN/LAN settings of the Controller 3000.
Screen 7 WAN/LAN Setting
Device IP (LAN IP) Setting
Type the IP Address and Subnet Mask of your Controller 3000 here. By default, the
Controller sets the value 192.168.1.1 as IP Address and 255.255.255.0 as Subnet Mask.
WAN Port Mode
Select among DHCP Client, Static IP or PPPoE Port Mode options here to indicate the
WAN Port Mode. By default, the Controller selects DHCP Client as the port mode.
1. To connect via a Cable Modem and LAN with DHCP select
DHCP Client Port Mode.
2. To use a static IP address assigned by your ISP or static
WAN address select Static IP and perform the following
steps:
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1. Enter the Static IP Address of the Controller.
2. Enter the Subnet Mask for the Controller.
3. Enter the Default Gateway Address.
4. Enter the Primary DNS Number.
5. Optionally, enter the Secondary DNS Number.
3. To use PPPoE protocol to connect to the ISP select PPPoE
Port Mode and perform the following steps:
1. Enter the User Name for PPPoE protocol provided by the
ISP.
2. Enter the correct Password.
3. Select either Enable to activate Auto Connection or
Disable to deactivate the Auto connection option.
When Auto Connection is enabled, the Controller will
establish a PPPoE session automatically, regardless of
subscriber activity. By default, the Controller sets
Enabled as the value for Auto Connection.
4. Select the Auto Disconnection duration in minutes from
the drop down list here. Auto Disconnection will close
the PPPoE session if there is no user activity.
By
default, the Controller selects 5 Minutes as duration.
Subscriber Bandwidth Limit(3500 only)
Select Enable and Limit Per Subscriber to apply a bandwidth
limit to each subscribers connection.
WAN MAC Address
Select either Default WAN MAC Address or Change to option
and type the respective WAN MAC Address of the network
interface card here. By default, the Controller selects Default
as the value. This feature can be used if your ISP requires a
particular MAC Address to provide service.
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4. SERVER
This menu allows you to configure the various Server Settings of the Controller
3000.
Screen 8 Server Configuration
DHCP Server
Select the DHCP Server type you want by selecting the respective radio button here. The
available options are DHCP Disable, DHCP Relay and DHCP Server. The default selection
is DHCP Server.
1. To disable DHCP server, select DHCP Disable option.
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2. To enable DHCP Relay, select the DHCP Relay option. This
will allow the Controller to relay DHCP requests to another
DHCP server. The DHCP addresses assigned by that Server
will be relayed to subscribers.
You will need to configure
the following settings:
A. Type the DHCP Relay IP Address in the text box.
3. To enable the DHCP Server on the Controller, select the
DHCP Server option. You will need to configure the
following settings:
A. Type the DHCP Pool Start IP Address in the provided
text box labeled DHCP Pool Start IP Address.
B. Type the DHCP Pool Size in the text box labeled DHCP
Pool Size. The size should be between 1 and 253. By
default, the DHCP pool is 100 .
C. Type the Lease Duration in minutes in the text box
labeled as Lease Duration Minutes. By default, the
lease duration is 8440 .
Note: You will need to match the IP Pool settings with the Controller LAN settings to insure
that DHCP subscribers can connect successfully. You will receive a warning if the settings
do not match, but the settings are not changed automatically.
HTTP Auto-Proxy
In this section, you can enable HTTP Auto-Proxy. HTTP Auto-Proxy will detect HTTP Proxy
requests from the browser on the LAN and redirect them to a valid Internet connection.
Subscribers may find their connection to be slower using Auto-Proxy, so disabling an invalid
proxy setting is the best subscriber configuration.
HTTP Auto-Proxy Ports
Type the HTTP Proxy Server Ports here. The HTTP Proxy will
redirect outgoing connections on these ports.
By default, the
server ports are 8000, 8001, and 8080 . These are the typical
HTTP Proxy ports used by subscribers.
SMTP Redirect
Enable or Disable the SMTP Server redirect. SMTP redirect sends subscriber email to a
SMTP server that you designate. This will allow subscribers who are away from their normal
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corporate or home network to send mail successfully. The redirect process is transparent,
so subscribers do not notice any difference. By default, SMTP redirect is Disabled.
SMTP IP Address or Domain Name
Provide the SMTP Server address that you wish
to direct email traffic to here.
Web Server
HTTP Server
Type the Web Server Port here. By default, the port number is
80 .
SSL Security
Check the SSL Security check box to enable the SSL Security
feature.
Enabling SSL will cause WEB GUI and Local Login
pages to be encrypted, but may slow down access to those
pages. Authenticated users will not see any difference in page
load times. By default, SSL Security is not enabled.
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5 . W I R E L E S S (WC- 3000 O N L Y )
This menu allows you to configure wireless settings on the Wireless Controller 3000.
Screen 9 Wireless
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The Wireless Interface of the Wireless Controller 3000 can be
enabled or disabled. The Network Controller 3000 will always
show disabled.
Disabling the wireless LAN will improve the
performance of the WC-3000, and it is a good idea to disable
the wireless when upgrading the firmware to prevent any
unexpected
subscriber
activity
from
interfering
with
the
upgrade process.
ESSID and Channel
SSID Broadcast
Select Enable and Disable for SSID broadcast. By default, SSID
Broadcast is enabled.
When SSID is disabled subscribers will
not see the network when they scan the area. Subscribers can
still enter the network name manually into their WiFi client
software.
Transmission Rates
Select the maximum Transmission Rate. Setting a lower
transmission rates can reduce administrative overhead and
prevent users with a stronger signal from monopolizing the
network.
ESSID
Enter the Service Set Identifier here. By default, the SSID is set
to ValuePoint .
The SSID is the network name that the
subscriber will see when they scan the area for wireless
networks. The SSID consists of alphanumeric characters with
no spaces.
You can create more interesting SSIDs using
underscores “_”, e.g. “my_network”. Spaces in the SSID is not
supported.
Channel
Select the WiFi radio channel from this select box. You can
select a value between 1 and 11 . In 802.11b channels 1, 6, 11
are the non-overlapping channels.
WiFi signals separated by
fewer than 4 channels will cause interference and increased
‘noise’ with each other, lowering connection speed and quality.
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Security/802.1x
Security Mode
Select the Wireless Security Mode from the drop down list here.
Wireless Security protects subscriber data as it is transmitted to
and from the Controller WLAN interface.
The wireless security options are
Open System
64-Bit WEP
128-Bit WEP
802 .1x EAP –MD5 No Encryption
802 .1x EAP –MD5 + 64-Bit WEP
802 .1x EAP –MD5 + 128 Bit WEP
802 .1x EAP –TLS No Encryption
802 .1x EAP –TLS + 64-Bit Key
802 .1x EAP –TLS + 128Bit Key
1. To disable Wireless Security select Open System. This is the
default option.
2. To enable Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) select 64-Bit WEP
or 128-bit WEP.
You can provide up to 4 hexadecimal
(characters 0-9,A-F) encryption keys.
Only one key can be
selected at a time. All clients must have the exact same key as
the current Controller key (1-4) to connect to the Controller
Radio.
The
default
64/128bit
WEP
key
values
are
1111111111 and 11111111111111111111111111.
3. In order to use 802.1x you need to configure both the
individual subscriber’s 802.1x client and an 802.1x server.
Please see the documentation for your 802.1x client and server
for information on establishing an 802.1x session.
There are
several 802.1x configurations you can use depending on your
client and server:
a. MD5 / TLS. MD5 and TLS are two methods of securing the
authentication process.
You will need to configure this
according to your 802.1x server and client settings.
b. WEP / Dynamic Keys.
You can use standard WEP to
provide wireless security with matching keys on the
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subscriber and Controller.
Most 802.1x servers can also
provide a rotating set of WEP keys, which prevents
exploitation of some known WEP weaknesses.
If your
802.1x server supports this key rotation, select Key
Rotation and the Re-keying Period in seconds.
Note: 802.1x will not work without extra software configured on each and every subscriber
and an 802.1x server in the back office. The Controller just facilitates this connection; it
does not provide any 802.1x services by itself.
Others
Antenna Selection
This section has two radio buttons: Default Antenna and
Diversity Antenna.
By default the Controller is set to
Diversity Antenna. Diversity antenna may improve detection
of weak signals by allowing the Controller to compare the signal
from both antennas. If you are going to use a single external
antenna, select Default Antenna and connect your antenna to
the connector labeled ‘Tx’.
DTIM Interval
Type the DTIM Interval here. The Interval should be between 1
and 255 . By default, the value is 3 .
This setting, a multiple of the beacon period, determines how
often the beacon contains a Delivery Traffic Indication Message
(DTIM). The DTIM tells power-saving client devices that a
packet is waiting for them.
Beacon Interval
The Beacon Interval should be between 1 and 1000 . Beacon
Interval is the frequency of the WiFi Beacon broadcast that
informs
wireless
subscribers
of
the
SSID
and
other
administrative information.
Fragmentation Threshold Type the Fragmentation Threshold here. The Threshold should
be between 256 and 2346 and only even numbers can be
entered here. By default, the fragmentation threshold is 2346 .
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This setting determines the size at which the packets are
fragmented. You can use a lower setting in areas where
communication is poor or where there is a great deal of radio
interference.
RTS Threshold
Type the RTS Threshold here. The Threshold should be between
256 and 2437 . By default, the RTS threshold is 2432 .
This setting determines the packet size at which the Controller
3000 issues a request to send (RTS) before sending the packet.
A low RTS Threshold setting can be useful in areas where many
client devices are associating with the Controller 3000, or in
areas where the clients are far apart and can detect only the
Controller 3000 and not other wireless subscribers.
Default
Default Values for wireless settings are restored.
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SECURITY
1. AUTHENTICATION
This menu allows you to configure the Authentication Settings of the Controller
3000.
Screen 10 Authentication Configuration
The Authentication Configuration has five radio button options: RADIUS Server,
Local Authentication, Hampton Inn HSIA Authentication, Terms of Service
and No Authentication. By default, Local Authentication is enabled.
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RADIUS Server
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) is an authentication and accounting
service used by many service providers to track and control subscriber access.
The
Controller includes a RADIUS Client that can be configured to make RADIUS requests when
subscribers authenticate.
RADIUS Authentication requires a RADIUS Server in the back
office in addition to the RADIUS Client.
If the RADIUS Server option is selected the RADIUS specific settings are displayed:
Selecting RADIUS Server option Window
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The configurable options on this menu are:
Authentication Type
Primary RADIUS Server
The Primary RADIUS Server provides the authentication and
accounting for subscribers.
When the subscriber enters their
username and password, these parameters and other are sent
to the RADIUS Server. The RADIUS server then responds back
to the Controller with an ‘accept’ or ‘reject’ message.
Controller
RADIUS.
enforces
the
authentication
decision
The
made
by
To configure the Primary RADIUS Server configure
these values:
1. Primary RADIUS Server IP Address.
2. Primary RADIUS Server Authentication Port Number. By
default, the value is 1812. This is the typical Authentication
port, but your server may be different.
3. Primary
RADIUS
Server
Accounting
Port
Number.
By
default, the value is 1813 . This is the typical Accounting
port, but your server may be different.
4. Primary RADIUS Server Shared Secret Key. The Shared
Secret Key should not exceed 15 characters. The same key
must be entered into your RADIUS server.
Note: Your RADIUS Server may require additional information beyond the Shared Secret to
accept RADIUS requests from the Controller. Common requirements are the NAS ID and
IP Address of the RADIUS Client. Please consult your RADIUS Server documentation for
more information on connecting RADIUS Clients.
Secondary RADIUS Server
The
secondary
RADIUS
Server
has
the
same
configuration options. This RADIUS Server will be contacted if
the Primary fails to respond.
1. Secondary RADIUS Server IP Address.
2. Secondary RADIUS Server Authentication Port Number.
3. Secondary RADIUS Server Accounting Port Number.
4. Secondary RADIUS Server Shared Secret Key.
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Retry Times when Primary Fails Select the Number of Retries the Controller should make
when the RADIUS Server fails from the drop down list box.
After the selected retries on the Primary Server the Controller
fails over to the Secondary Server. The Controller aborts the
authentication request and returns an error after all retries fail
against the secondary RADIUS server.
Accounting Service
You can Enable or Disable Accounting Service here. Turning
on accounting causes the Controller to send a summary of
subscriber activity to the RADIUS server.
Authentication Method
Select the Authentication Method for RADIUS from the drop
down list box here. The values of the drop down are PAP or
CHAP .
PAP and CHAP are two security methods used by
RADIUS. Please consult your RADIUS Server documentation for
details on which method your Server requires.
Local Authentication
If Local Authentication is selected, the menu displays three command buttons. They are,
Auto Create User, Set Auto Default, and Add/Modify User.
Selecting Local Authentication option Window
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Auto Create User
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Click Auto Create User to create usernames and passwords
automatically. These accounts will have the properties selected
under Set Auto Defaults.
Indicate the number users to be
created by selecting a value from the drop-down list box that is
found near to this command button.
By default the selected
value is 1 . When the user clicks Auto Create User a pop-up
window shows the automatically generated usernames and
passwords.
You can print using the regular browser printing
options from this page.
Popup window of Auto Create User command
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Set Auto Default
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Click Set Auto Default to set default values to this section.
Clicking this command will display a pop-up window with
various authentication settings. Use these settings to define the
kind of users and time limits to be automatically created. Click
Apply to implement these settings. It may take a little while to
generate a large number of accounts.
Popup window of Set Auto Default User command
Expiration Date/Time
Set the amount of time the account should remain valid.
Week, Day, and Hour set the duration of the account from
today, shown under Date / Time.
Accumulation Limit
Usage limit in minutes of the account. Set to zero for
unlimited.
Delete Entry on Expiration This Account will be deleted on the Expiration Date/Time
User Login Type
Select the User Login Type here. There are three account
types. Single PC – Login allows only a single computer to
access the account by the user logging in each time they
connect. Once used the account is locked to that PC based on
the MAC address of the network hardware. Single PC – Mac
Address Passthrough allows a computer to access the
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account, but only the first connection requires a login. Future
connections are logged in automatically. Unlimited PCs –
Login allows multiple subscribers to use a single account
simultaneously, but they must provide the username/password
each time they connect.
Note: A laptop typically has two different MAC addresses for the Ethernet port and the Wifi
card. A single PC account will only allow one of these to be used. For example, if a hotel
has Ethernet in the rooms and WiFi in the lobby, whichever is used first will lock the Single
PC account to that MAC address only.
Add/Modify User
Click Add/Modify User to add, delete and modify a user for
local authentication. A pop-up window displays the names of all
the authenticated persons. The window allows you to add,
delete, suspend/resume, or modify the local users. Suspended
users will not be able to log in until their account is resumed.
Popup window of Add/Modify User command
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Opens a dialogue to add a new user account. See the settings
for Set Auto Default User above for setting details.
Delete
Remove the checked users.
Edit(click username)
Clicking on a username opens an edit window. The options are
the same as for adding users.
Hampton Inn HSIA Authentication
To use the Hampton Inn HSIA Central Authentication Server (CAS), select Hampton Inn
HSIA Authentication. This will open a dropdown with Hampton specific configurations. The
default values are for testing only, please contact Hampton Inn for valid configuration
settings for the hotel property you are installing.
Selecting Hampton Inn HSIA Authentication option Window
Central Authentication Server
Enter the correct Central Authentication Server (CAS)
URL for the Hampton portal page. You will need to provide the
correct CAS for subscriber authentication.
You must get the
Hampton CAS information from Hampton Inn Corporate Office
or the Hampton Inn site owner.
Property Code
Enter the Property Code provided by Hampton Inn for the
property you are installing.
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Property Zip
Enter the Property Zip Code.
Gateway IP
In most cases this field is blank. Normally the Public IP of the
Controller will be provided to the CAS automatically.
If the
Controller is behind a NAT firewall, you can use this field to
override this and provide the IP Address of the Firewall here.
Configure the NAT Firewall on your router to forward port 1111
to the Controller to enable Hampton Inn HSIA Authentication
through NAT.
Terms of Service
To use the Terms of Service authentication, select this option. Subscribers will not be able
to access the WAN until they click on the “I Accept” button on the terms of service page.
You will need to upload an HTML that contains the text of your terms of service and the
post-authentication redirect. You can upload this file under System Tools – Maintenance
– Terms of Service. You can also download the current terms of service file to use as a
template.
Configuring the Terms_of_Service.htm file
You can customize the HTML file however you like.
Only the POST code must not be
changed except the redirecturl field. The default page uses some Javascript to process the
POST. If you are replacing or removing this code you must test your pages to make sure
your HTML or Javascript is making the POST correctly.
<input type="hidden" name="redirecturl" value="">
The
string
between
the
value="" field determines the web URL, if any, that the
subscriber is redirected to after agreeing to the terms of
service. If this field is blank the subscriber will be redirected as
configured under Customization – Login – Default PostAuthentication
Default.
For
example,
if
you
use
value="http://www.valuepointnet.com/”, subscribers will be
redirected to ValuePoint after they accept the terms of service.
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Note: The Terms of Service text is a legal agreement that is specific to your service. For
this reason, ValuePoint Networks cannot provide a standard or boilerplate Terms of
Service.
No Authentication
If you do not wish to control subscriber access to Internet, select No Authentication. In
this configuration, subscribers will still need to initiate a HTTP request by opening their web
browser in order to be passed through the firewall.
This process is transparent to the
subscriber. If subscribers ping or send email before requesting a web page these requests
will not go through. In effect, these subscribers are still authenticated for the purposes of
logging and tracking usage, blocking banned users, and so forth.
Note: If you need some users to be connected without opening a web browser, or have
equipment like security cameras which must remain connected, use the IP Address
Passthrough table. These IP Addresses are always connected and not affected by any
security setting.
2 . P AS S - T H R O U G H
These settings allow you to define the pass-through subscribers and destinations
when using Authentication.
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Screen 11 Pass-through Menu
There are two options for configuring Pass-through settings in the Controller.
If
you only need a limited number of entries, up to 48 per option, you can configure
these from the GUI directly. If you need to configure more you must use the passthrough XML file 3000pass.xml. The XML file is uploaded through System Tools Maintenance – Pass-through.
It is only necessary to add subscribers to one
pass-through table, depending on what kind of connection they require.
Pass-through Source IP
Type the Subscriber’s pass-through IP Address here.
Subscribers or devices with these addresses will be
permanently connected. These IP Addresses are not affected
by the black list, redirection, or any other connection limitation.
You can use this table for equipment like security cameras
which must be permanently connected to the internet.
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Pass-through MAC Address
Type the Subscriber’s pass-through MAC Addresses
here. Subscribers with these addresses will not be required to
authenticate, but must open a web browser to be connected to
the internet and are otherwise subject to security settings,
advertisements, etc.
Note: As with the No Authentication configuration, MAC Address Pass-through users will
need to initiate a HTTP Web Browser connection to be added to the firewall so they can
send email, ping, or make other connections through the Controller.
Blacklist MAC Address
Type the MAC address of blocked Subscribers here.
Subscribers with these MAC addresses will not be able to
authenticate.
Pass-through Destination IP Address Type the pass-through Destination IP Addresses
here. All subscribers will be able to access these IP addresses
without having to authenticate.
Pass-through URL (walled Garden)
Type the pass-through Destination URL here.
Subscribers will be able to access these web pages without
having to authenticate.
Note: Use the pass-through tables to allow access to web resources before the subscriber
is logged in. This includes redirect login pages and any images/advertisements on those
pages. If you want to redirect on logout add those pages here as well.
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DMZ FIREWALL
Screen 12 DMZ Firewall
DMZ
DMZ stands for Demilitarized Zone. This section allows the user to specify the IP Addresses
for a DMZ server that can be freely accessed through the firewall. All Controller ports are
forwarded to this internal address.
Enable
Check this to enable the DMZ property.
DMZ Host IP
Type the IP Address for which access can be provided.
DoS Attack Protection
This section allows the user to enable a service that protects the Controller from common
remote Denial of Service attacks on the WAN port.
Enable
Check this to enable the DoS Attack Protection.
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C U S T O M I Z AT I O N
1. LOGIN PAG E
This menu allows you to customize the Login Page settings of the Controller 3000.
Screen 13 Login Page
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Internal
Select this option to keep the standard default login page. To view the standard Login Page
that subscribers will see, click on the Preview button. Selecting this option will pop-up a
dialog box prompting the user to enter the user id and password to be authenticated.
Portal
Select this option to redirect the Login Page URL to a Web Page hosted outside the
controller.
In order to subscribers to login successfully, you will need to put the correct
HTML POST FORM on your Web Page. To see and cut/paste the required code, click on the
View External Portal HTML Code button. When you put the HTML code on your portal
page do not change the contents of the <form> and <input> tags. Beyond these tags
you can customize the look and feel, and even automate functionality as much as you want.
This makes the Portal login page the most popular and common configuration for login
pages.
Include Subscriber Information
In order to make portal pages more powerful,
subscriber and Controller attributes can be inserted automatically into the redirect URL to
your portal page. You can use this to identify subscribers and locations on your portal page
for special handling.
Select Customization - Login Page - Include Subscriber
Information to enable this feature.
Without Subscriber Attributes selected, your redirect URL produces this in the browser:
http://www.gateway.com/3000/login.html
Selecting Subscriber Attributes produces this in the browser:
http://www.gateway.com/3000/login.html?NASID=NotellMotel&MAC=000BDBDF1DFB&URL
=www.google.com
Your portal page can parse these values from the URL:
NASID=[NASID configured under Networks - System]
MAC=[Subscriber MAC Address]
URL=[Subscriber’s original request URL]
You can use these values in your CGI to provide special handling for subscribers or locations
on your portal page.
The most common uses are branding each page according to the
source venue and redirecting subscribers back to their original request after authentication.
Please consult your Web Designer on the use of CGI variables in web server design.
Note: This CGI is appended to the URL request as entered under Portal Page URL. If you
have already specified a CGI string using ?, you will end up with two ? characters in the
URL. Ensure that your CGI will handle this situation correctly.
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Custom
Select this option to customize the text of the Internal Login Page in the Controller 3000.
Title
Type the desired Welcome Slogan here.
Background
Select the desired Page Background by selecting either None or
Background Color option.
1. If None is selected, then the Page Background will be
white.
2. If Background Color option is selected then the user can
further select the desired background color by clicking on
the icon given right after the Background Color text box.
Message
Type the desired Message, which will appear on the Login Page.
Message Background Color
Select the desired Message Background by selecting either
None or Background Color option.
1. If None is selected, then the Message Background will be
displayed as white.
2. If Background Color option is selected then the user can
further select the desired Background Color by clicking on
the icon given right after the Background Color field.
Contact Information
Type Contact Information for the ISP or Support, if any, here.
Administrator Comments Type the Administrator Comments here, if any.
No Redirect
Select this option to get authenticated using a URL link provided by the service provider.
Subscribers must enter this address manually, and it must be included in the Walled
Garden. When they try to access another web site without authenticating they will receive
and error.
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Default Post-Authentication Redirect
Subscriber’s original URL request Select this option to redirect the subscriber to the
original subscriber entered URL after authentication.
For
example,
if
the
subscriber’s
home
page
is
www.valuepointnet.com, they will be redirected to the login
page, and then redirected again back to their original request
after successfully logging in.
Specify URL
Select this option to redirect the subscriber to specified URL
after authentication.
This setting will override any URLs
specified in the 3000terms.xml file or Portal Page
authentication code. This feature can be used to redirect all
authenticated customers to a hotel website, for example.
Free Access
You can configure the Café Account™ settings in these fields.
This feature allows any
subscriber not on the Black List to get limited authentication time. Once their limited time
has expired they must wait for the next free access period or log in with a valid
username/password. The free access is controlled by MAC address, so a subscriber will not
be able to connect again with the same PC until the next period. The values in the first box
indicate how often free access is available in hours. The second box indicates the duration
allocated for free access in minutes. To allow free access from a redirected or external web
page, click on the External Portal HTML Code button and cut/paste the HTML code. For
example, if you set free access to 30 minutes every 24 hours, this would allow any user to
access the internet for 30 minutes once per day. This might be appropriate for a fast food
restaurant.
Note: You can disable Free Access, and prevent the prompt from appearing on the Internal
Login, page by setting the time to ‘0’ minutes.
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2. MESS AGE CUSTOMIZ ATION
This menu allows the user to customize the message text of the Controller 3000.
The message customization screen appears as shown below,
Screen 14
Message Customization
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Welcome Page
Subscribers who are configured with pass-through access will not be redirected to a login
page. An option welcome page for these subscribers can be configured for these users.
Title
The title of the welcome page, which is displayed at the top of
the welcome page.
Background
Select the desired Page Background Color by selecting either
None or Background Color option.
1. If None is selected, then the Message Background will be
displayed as white.
2. If Background Color option is selected then the user can
further select the desired Background Color by clicking on
the icon given right after the Background Color text box.
Message
Type the Welcome Message, which is to be displayed in the in
the welcome page here.
Message Text Color
Select the desired Text Color of the message by clicking on the
icon given right after the Message Text Color text box.
Message background Color
Select the desired background Color for the message by
clicking on the icon given right after the Message background
Color text box. If no color is needed indicate it by selecting
None.
Preview
When clicked a pop-up window shows a preview screen with the
current settings.
Black List MAC Address Page
Response Type
Select Enable to enable the message to be displayed when a
black listed subscriber attempts to connect to the Controller.
Select Silent Reject to reject connections with no response.
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Rejection Message
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If the response type is enabled then type the rejection
message here.
When a blacklisted MAC address attempts to
connect, they will receive this message.
Logout Window
Pop-up Logout Window
Select either Enable to enable the Pop-up Logout Window or
Disable to disable the same.
Window Name
Type the Logout Window Name here. It accepts up to 30
characters.
Main Message
Type the Main Message or Title in this text box. This accepts up
to 30 characters.
Message Description
Type additional comments or continue Main Message here. This
accepts up to 150 characters.
Time Count Label
This has two text boxes namely With Session Timeout and
Without Session Timeout. Type the Time Count Label for
With Session Timeout and Without Session Timeout here.
They accept up to 30 characters each.
Warning/Alarm Message Type the Warning or Alarm Message here.
Preview
When clicked a pop-up window shows a preview screen with the
current settings.
Note: The Logout pop-up window generates the automatic advertisements. If you disable
the pop-up, you will disable advertisements.
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3. ADVERTISEMENT
This menu allows the user to link the Advertisement URL’s to the Controller 3000.
These will be displayed to the subscriber when they connect and every few minutes
as configured.
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Frequency
Advertisement URL Link
Select the Frequency at which the Advertisement is to be
displayed by selecting either of Show Once or Show Every or
Disable option here. The frequency is set in minutes.
If the user has selected Show Once option then only the first
Advertisement will be displayed once to the subscriber.
If the user has selected Show Every ‘X’ min option then the
Advertisements will be displayed at intervals defined by the
number of ‘X’ minutes entered in the adjacent text box. Each
advertisement will load in turn.
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If the use has selected Disable option, Pop-up advertisements
are disabled
Ad[X]
Type the URL Links to the advertisements which are to be
displayed.
Note: The Logout pop-up window generates the automatic advertisements.
enable the logout pop-up if you want to generate advertisement windows.
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1 . ACC ESS PO IN T MON IT OR
This menu allows the user to configure the Access Point Monitor, which will facilitate
management of your public access network.
The Controller will track the status,
online or offline, of these devices, and allow access to their management interfaces
through NAT for remote access.
You can also use this table to establish port
mapping to any LAN address.
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Access Point Monitor
PING Interval
Type the Detecting Time of the LAN Device here.
Label
Type the Device Name here.
IP Address
Type the Device LAN IP Address here.
MAC Address
Type the Device MAC Address here.
Management Port
Type the Virtual Port Number of the Device here. To access the
device remotely you connect to the Controller WAN address
plus the device Management port.
For example, if the
Controller is at http://1.2.3.4 and the virtual port is 60001, you
could access the Access Point at http://1.2.3.4:60001.
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Controller Port
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Type the Device Controller Port Number here.
For HTTP
manageable devices, this will most likely be port 80. You can
map SNMP to port 161, or another application to its port.
Protocol
Select the Protocol Type from the drop-down list box. The
values of the drop down are TCP and UDP.
Connection
Select the Connection of the Device from the drop down list
box. The values of the drop down are Wired and Wireless .
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2. SYSTEM LOGGING CONFIGUR ATION
This menu allows the user to configure the syslog settings of the Controller
3000.
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System Logging Configuration
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System Logging Configuration
This section has two radio buttons, Enable and Disable. Select either Enable to enable the
Syslog function or Disable to disable the same.
Server Location
If Syslog on LAN Server is checked then type the LAN IP Address of the server.
If Syslog on WAN Server is checked then type the WAN IP Address of the Syslog Server.
View Syslog is a button which when clicked will show the details of log messages in a popup window if Local Syslog is selected.
Syslog Attribute
System Information
Check on the System Information check box to enable the
System Information function and type number of minutes at
which the log included system information is to be sent. This
provides general system information such as uptime and
Controller IP address.
Wireless Association Information
Check the Wireless Association Information
check box to enable the Wireless Association Information
function. This provides information for wireless users logins and
logouts. Enter the Interval Time in terms of minutes.
Access Point Information Check on the Access Point Information check box to include
in the log the details of the current LAN Devices Status.
Logged-in Users
Check the Logged-in Users check box to enable the Logged-in
Users Syslog function. Enter the Interval Time in terms of
minutes.
This SysLog provides a summary of the usage of
logged in users.
System Boot Notice
Check on the System Boot Notice check box to enable the
System Boot Notice function. This will send a SysLog message
when the Controller boots.
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Subscriber Trace
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Check the Subscriber Trace to enable the Subscriber Trace
function. This will provide the logged in and logged out time of
the subscriber once the user logs out.
Access Point Alarm
When this is checked a log would be sent if one of the LAN
Devices detection results is "Fail".
Syslog Level
One or all the options can be chosen out of Error, Warning,
Information, and Debug.
1. Checking the ‘Error’ option will automatically check only for
Errors in Syslog.
2. Checking the ‘Warning’ option will automatically check only
for Warnings and Errors.
3. Checking the ‘Information’ option will automatically check
only for all Syslog Attributes.
4. Checking the ‘Debug’ option will display debug messages in
the controller. The debug output will generate a large volume
of SysLog traffic and should only be used if you are having
trouble with the Controller.
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AD V AN C E D
This menu allows you to configure the settings with more advanced features. The Networks
menu has four sub-menu tabs,
5. Dynamic DNS
6. GRE Tunnel
7. AuthDirect
8. VLAN Static IPs
Details of the above menus are as follows,
1.
DYNAMIC DNS
You can configure the Controller to automatically update domains you have registered at
DynDNS.org. Please register with DynDNS.org for instructions on establishing an account
and registering devices.
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Dynamic DNS Screen Settings
Dynamic DNS Functionality
Check this to use dynamic DNS.
Dynamic DNS Domain Name
Type the name of the DNS Domain here. It accepts
a maximum of 25 characters.
This is the domain
you registered at DynDNS.org
User Name
Type your user name here. It accepts up to 20
characters.
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Password
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Type your password here. For security purposes, the
characters appear in asterisks (*). It accepts up to 20
characters.
Confirm Password
Type the password again here to compare and confirm
password. For security purposes, the characters appear
in asterisks (*). It accepts up to 20 characters.
Update Interval
This is the interval of updates to the DNS entry. The
value typed is calculated in terms of minutes.
The
Controller will send a message to DynDNS.org at this
interval with the current IP address.
Apply
Click Apply to implement the settings.
Note: You can also get the current IP address of a Controller receiving DHCP or PPPoE by
enabling the system boot SysLog and implementing a Syslog Server in your NOC.
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2 . GR E T U N N E L
You can configure the Controller to route all authenticated traffic through a Generic Routing
Encapsulation (GRE) tunnel. The GRE Tunnel takes all authenticated LAN traffic and
transmits it to a remote server over the WAN connection. You can use this feature for
content filtering, centralized authentication of multiple sites, or another application you
thought of. You will need to configure the receiving end of the GRE tunnel on your server
for this to work. Each Controller will need a unique tunnel configuration. This is an
advanced feature for expert networking, so it does not really “do” anything other than
deliver the traffic to your server. You must build the advanced functionality you want into
your server at the other end of the tunnel. This feature is configured under Advanced –
GRE Tunnel.
Walled garden and IP pass-through traffic will not be routed through the tunnel, and all
normal security, redirection, and authentication features will still be in effect as configured
in the Controller.
GRE Tunnel can also be configured on the AuthDirect page. Please contact AuthDirect for
details on their content filtering application that uses GRE.
For more information on GRE, see the Linux man pages for “ip tunnel” or the wikipedia.org
entry for Generic Routing Encapsulation.
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3. AUTHDIRECT
Here the User has an option to configure the Controller as per the settings of AuthDirect.
This is similar to the “Express Setup” Menu. This is a combination of different configuration
menus in the controller combined here to simplify the AuthDirect configuration.
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AuthDirect Configuration
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Enable AuthDirect
Enabling this would direct the authorized company to
give inter access to the subscribers. Values are saved
only if “Enable AuthDirect” checkbox is selected.
NAS ID
NAS ID will be added at the end of AuthDirect URL link
for authentication. Please enter the NAS ID provided
by AuthDirect Here.
Note: You must contact AuthDirect.com for information on using their Billing service.
4 . VLAN S T A T I C IP S
Subscriber Static IP
Subscribers can use one of the provisioned Static IP addresses in their network setup. Prior
to authentication, these subscribers are treated like any other subscriber with a proper LAN
IP address. After authentication, the subscribers are visible in the controllers WAN side with
the Static IP Address configured. They are not NATed by the controller. This feature can be
utilized by subscribers using a VPN connection that does not support NAT Traversal, or
multiple subscribers using the same VPN server at the same company.
Subscribers can get
the available static IP addresses automatically from the Static IP address List page.
The
page contains all the correct IP properties, and the available addresses are displayed
automatically.
Subscriber Static IP
Select Enable to enable the Subscriber Static IP Message page.
Static Subscriber IP addresses along with subnet mask,
Gateway address and DNS addresses are configured under
Networks WAN/LAN if Subscriber Static IP Page is Enabled.
Select Disable if you want subscribers to receive the IP
address settings manually, from support for example.
Static Page Title
Type the Main Message or Title for the subscriber static IP page
in this text box.
A maximum of 80 characters are allowed in
the text box
Static Page Message
Type additional comments to be displayed in the subscriber
static IP page.
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External Static IP Page HTML Link
You can cut/paste the URL link to the Controller Static IP
Address page into your portal page
Preview
Click this button to see the current Static IP Address page
Subscriber Static IP Addresses
Type the list of subscriber static IP addresses and the
corresponding subnet mask, gateway IP address and DNS IP
addresses. A list of 10 static IP addresses can be configured.
At least one static IP has to be entered if the Subscriber Static
IP option is enabled. The subscriber behind the controller is
exposed to the public network by using one of the static IP
addresses.
A subscriber normally uses these IP addresses if
the subscriber is using a VPN connection that does not support
NAT Traversal, or if multiple VPN users are accessing the same
VPN server at their home company.
Note: You must obtain valid static public IP addresses from your ISP and provision them
into the Controller for VPN and other subscribers to use this feature.
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S Y S T E M S T AT U S
This menu tab opens up the sub-menus showing status of the Controller and
subscribers.
1. SYSTEM
This menu displays current system information like Host Name, LAN MAC Address,
WAN MAC Address, WAN Port Mode, Primary DNS Server, Secondary DNS Server,
DHCP Status, Lease Time etc.
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System
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WAN IP Settings
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WAN Port Mode
Here the menu displays the WAN MAC Port Mode.
MAC Address
Here the menu displays the WAN MAC Address of the Controller
3000.
IP Address
Here the menu displays the IP Address of the Controller 3000
WAN Port.
Subnet Mask
Here the menu displays the Subnet Mask of the Controller 3000
WAN Port.
Default IP Gateway
Here the menu displays the Default IP Gateway of the
Controller 3000 WAN Port.
DNS
Primary DNS Server
Here the menu displays the IP Address of Primary DNS Server
of the Controller 3000.
Secondary DNS Server
Here the menu displays the IP Address of Secondary DNS
Server of the Controller 3000.
Controller
NAS ID
Here the menu displays the Host Name of the Controller 3000.
Firmware Image
Here the menu displays the Firmware Version of the Controller
3000.
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Hotspot Version
Here the menu displays the HotSpot Configuration Version of
the Controller 3000.
STA Firmware (3000 Only)
Here the menu displays the Wireless Version of the Controller
3000.
Current Users
Here the menu displays the Current Users logged into the
Controller 3000.
LAN IP Address
Here the menu displays the Controller LAN IP address.
LAN MAC Address
Here the menu displays the LAN MAC Address of the Controller
3000.
Auto IP
This displays the status of Auto IP.
Authentication
The menu displays the authentication type. In the screenshot
above, it shows the type as Local Authentication .
Login Page
Here the menu displays the login page type. In the screenshot
above it shows it as Redirect .
E-mail
Server IP Address
The E-mail Server IP Addresses.
Wireless(3000 Only)
SSID
Here the menu displays the Controller SSID.
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Channel
Here the menu displays the channel number.
Security Mode
Here the menu displays the WiFi security mode.
DHCP Server
DHCP Mode
Here the menu displays the DHCP mode.
Start IP Address
Here the menu displays the DHCP Pool Start IP Address.
End IP Address
Here the menu displays the DHCP Pool End IP Address.
Lease Time
Here the menu displays the DHCP Lease Time.
2. CURRENT USER
The current user list gives information on users currently authenticated by the
Controller.
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User Name
Current User
The user name the subscriber provided when they logged in.
This may be blank for some users who did not log in with a
username/password.
IP Address
Here the menu displays the IP Address of DHCP user.
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MAC Address
Here the menu displays the MAC Address of DHCP user.
Statistics
When you click on Detail a pop up menu appears giving User
status like IP addresses, Mac Address, Connection Time, Idle
Time and Packet flow details.
Popup window of Current User Statistics/Detail command
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Terminate
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Select this option to log off the user immediately.
A pop up
menu appears on clicking the ‘Terminate’ command. This popup allows adding the existing client to blacklist entry to deny
access next time when ‘YES’ button is clicked.
It will take a
few moments for the access list to be reloaded when you select
YES.
Popup window of Current User Terminate/Detail command
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3 . DHC P C L I E N T
This menu displays the DHCP user details on LAN. The details displayed are MAC
Address and IP Address and usage.
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DHCP Clients
MAC Address
The MAC Address of DHCP user.
IP Address
The IP Address of DHCP user.
Note: The DHCP Clients table is not an accurate list of subscribers using the service.
DHCP Clients only shows PCs that have requested a DHCP address from the Controller in
the current session. Subscribers with previous DHCP leases or static IPs will not appear in
this table. Logged off subscribers, or random users without accounts, may appear in this
table. Use the Current Users table to see logged in users.
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4. CONNTRACK
The Connection Tracker allows you to monitor the real time usage status of the
Controller 3000 by seeing open and ongoing connections to and from the Controller.
This table allows you to monitor subscriber activity and look for unusual behavior
caused by worms, viruses, or abusive subscribers.
Screen 23
ConnTrack
The details found in the connection tracker are,
Protocol
The protocol name in this column.
ID
The protocol type ID.
Time
Time in seconds until entry is cleared from table.
State
TCP State of the connection.
Source
Sent source IP address.
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Destination
Sent destination IP Address.
Source Port
Sent source port number.
Destination Port
Sent Destination Port number.
Status
Status of the connection.
[Unreplied] connections have not
received a reply from the destination.
[Assured] connections
are active connections.
Source
Received source IP address.
Destination
Received destination IP Address.
Source Port
Received source port number.
Destination Port
Received destination port number.
Use
The connection use state. Possible states are:
1. New
2. Established
3. Related (to an established connection)
4. Invalid
Note: You can sort the table by clicking any of these commands. For example, click the
command button protocol to sort table based on the protocol details.
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5. APS
This menu displays the LAN Devices registered with the Controller 3000. The screen
appears as shown here,
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Access Points
The field details are,
Device
Here the menu displays the LAN device name.
Label
Here the menu displays the user defined label.
Status
Here the menu displays the status of the device.
IP Address
Here the menu displays the Device IP Address.
MAC Address
Here the menu displays the device’s MAC address.
Management Port
Here the menu displays the port number.
Controller Port
Here the menu displays the device’s server port number.
Protocol
Here the menu displays the protocol related to the device.
Connection
Here the menu displays the connection.
Refresh
This is a command button. When clicked the contents will be
refreshed and displayed again with updated details.
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6. SYSLOG
This part of the menu displays the system log details for viewing when Local Syslog is
enabled. In this example debug messages are enabled.
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Syslog
The command buttons First, Prev, Next and Last will help the user to navigate when there
are many pages of log details to be read.
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SYSTEM TOOLS
1. MAINTEN AN CE
This menu allows the user manage the device configuration and to upgrade the
firmware in this device by using a file via HTTP or TFTP server. The following screen
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Maintenance
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Firmware Upgrade
Firmware management Protocol
Select the protocol name from the list box. Based
on the selection the details on the screen will
change.
If the user selects the TFTP then the screen will display following details,
Firmware Upgrade
TFTP Server IP Address
Enter the IP address of the TFTP server where
the Controller can download the firmware image.
TFTP File Name
Enter the name of firmware image file available
on the TFTP Server.
Upgrade
This is a command button. Clicking this will upgrade the
selected firmware.
Note: You must have a TFTP server running and configured correctly, and the file name
starting with “nfjrom” or “wc3000”, for the Controller to download the firmware image.
There are many free and commercial TFTP servers, and they all work more or less the
same way.
If the user selects the HTTP then the screen will display following details,
Firmware Upgrade
Firmware File name
Type the name of the file in the text box or click Browse and
select the file name.
Upgrade
Clicking this will upgrade the selected firmware file.
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Import Configuration
Import Configuration
This section offers the user with an option of restoring the
settings of the current device duplicating another devices’
configuration information.
Type the file name along with the path name, or simply
select the file from the system by clicking the command
button labeled as Browse. Click Import to load the
selected configuration file.
Export Configuration
Export
Click Export to save the current settings to the local system.
Right click and select the option of Save Target As and save
the file to your computer.
Factory Default Configuration
Keep WAN Settings
Select this checkbox to keep the current WAN settings when
resetting the factory defaults. This will allow you to continue to
manage the Controller remotely. Dynamic DNS settings will be
preserved as well, in case the Controller is using DHCP.
Reset
Click Reset to restore the system to the default factory
settings.
After upgrading, or if the Controller is having
problems, it is good to reset the factory defaults.
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Database
Import Local User Database
This section offers the user with an option of restoring
the settings to duplicate the local user database. Type the file
name along with the path name or simply select the file from
the system by clicking the command button labeled Browse.
Click Import to load the user database.
Export Local User Database
Click Export to save the current user database to the
local system. Right click and select the option of Save Target As
and save the file to your computer.
Auto back up time
Enter duration in minutes to automatically backup the local user
database. The backup is stored in flash on the Controller. Click
Apply to accept the automatic back up settings.
Local Back Up
Click Backup now to save the local user database to flash
immediately.
Restore Local User Database
Click Restore to restore the database settings to the
copy in flash.
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Pass-through
Up to 48 entries for each pass-through value can be entered directly into the GUI. If more
entries are required, or entries are to be shared between sites, all of the pass-through
entries can be loaded into an XML file and uploaded manually or according to a schedule.
Import pass-through file This has a text box followed by a command button labeled as
Browse. Type the name of the file in the text box or click
Browse and select the file name. Clicking the Import button
will restore the current pass-through entries with the values
from the imported file.
Export Pass-through
Click Export to save the document setting to the local system.
Right click and select the option of save ‘Target As’ and save
the file to your computer.
Scheduled Upload
TFTP Server IP Address Enter the TFTP Server IP address to import the pass-through file
from the configured TFTP Server address.
Pass-through File Name Enter the Pass-through
3000pass.xml.
Scheduled every
file
name.
By
default,
it
is
This option is configured to import pass-through file
automatically from the selected server at the selected time and
interval. The first box indicates the frequency of access and the
second box indicates the UTC time for the scheduled download.
SSL Certificate
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SSL Certificate file
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Enter the SSL Certificate file name manually in the text box or
select the file through the Browse button. You must upload a
‘self signed’ .pem certificate. A self signed certificate can be
created by combining your .key and .cert into a single file.
Clicking the Upload button will upload the certificate to the
flash.
The uploaded certificate is effective only after the
controller reboots. If you upload an incorrect certificate, e.g.
not self signed, the Controller will keep rebooting, so you must
reset factory defaults by holding the rest button as soon as the
system light start to flash.
Terms of Service
Terms of Service File
This has a text box followed by a command button labeled as
Browse. Type the name of the Terms of Service XML file in
the text box or click Browse and select the file. Special
characters if any in the XML file have to be escaped properly as
per the XML standards. Use the Upload button to upload the
file containing Terms of Services or to upload the file after
revising the Terms of Service.
Export Terms of Service Click Export to save the Terms of Service XML file to the local
system. Right click and select the option of save ‘Target As’ and
save the file to your computer
Custom Logo and Banner
You can provide your own custom logo and banner files to brand the internal login pages
including Terms of Service and Public Static IP pages.
Logo File
Any Image File chosen here will be displayed in
the Internal/Custom Log in page. Click Upload to
upload the logo image file.
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Banner File
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Any Image File chosen here will be displayed in
the Internal/Custom Log in page. Click Upload to
upload the banner image file.
Note: The default sizes for the uploaded Banner and Logo files are 519x57 and171x73
respectively. You can upload a smaller or larger image, but the browser will resize it and
could distort your image.
2. ADMIN
Screen 27 Admin
Root Access
This section allows creating an administrator and providing the administrator with
full control of the system and authority to modify the settings.
Username
Type the username here.
Password
This is a text box. Type the password here. For the sake of
security the characters will appear as asterisks (*) in the box.
Confirm
Confirm the password to ensure that password
typed in this field and in the password are
matching.
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Subscriber Manager
A supervisor account can be created in this section and the supervisor is provided
with powers to manage the subscribers and view the system status.
Username
Type the username here.
Password
Type the password here.
Confirm
Confirm the password to ensure that password
typed in this field and in the password are
matching.
3. FACTORY SETTINGS
This submenu allows option for the user to restore the system to its default factory
setting. Click Apply to restore to the default settings.
Screen 28
Keep WAN Settings
Factory Setting
Select this checkbox to keep the current WAN
settings when resetting the factory defaults. This
will
allow
you
to
Controller remotely.
continue
to
manage
the
Dynamic DNS settings will
be preserved as well, in case the Controller is
using DHCP.
OK
Click OK to restore to the default factory setting.
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HELP
This menu contains helpful information about the Wireless Controller 3000.
Screen 29
HELP
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INDEX
This menu displays all the menus and sub-menus of the Controller that configure
the system. Along with the menu, it displays the sub-menus. These sub-menus
come with hyperlinks so you can click the tab names and reach the sub-menu
directly.
The following screen shows the Index page,
Screen 30
Index
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TROUBLE SHOOTING
If you have a connectivity problem with the Wireless Controller 3000, check the
following first:
•
Make sure that the power of the AP is on and the Ethernet cables are
connected firmly to the RJ-45 jacks of the AP.
•
Make sure that the System LED of the AP is solid to indicate the AP is
working and connected to the Internet.
that
the
available.
Controller
has
initialized,
A blinking System LED indicates
but
the
WAN
connection
is
not
Rebooting the Controller, or both the Controller and the
PPPoE/Cable Modem, may restore the WAN connection.
•
Make sure the types of the Ethernet cables are correct. There are two
types—normal and crossover.
If all Network connections seem normal, use this illustration as a guide to where
connection problems can occur:
Destination Host
Ethernet/
RS232
Stage A
Wireless Client
Computer
State B
WC 3000
Controller
Stage C
ADSL/Cable
Modem
Stage D
Default Gateway
DNS Server
Communication stages for a client to reach its destination.
For a wireless client computer to communicate with a host on the Internet by the
host’s domain name (e.g. http://www.valuepointnet.com), it first sends a DNS
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request to a DNS server on the Internet. The DNS request travels first to the
Controller, and then the Controller relays this request to the default gateway.
Finally, this request is forwarded by the default gateway to the DNS server on the
Internet. The DNS reply issued by the DNS server is transmitted back to the client
computer following a reverse path. When the client computer receives the DNS
reply, it knows the IP address of the correspondent host and sends further packets
to this IP address.
As illustrated above, the communication path could be broken at several stages.
The various OS-provided network diagnostic tools, such as ping.exe or tracert.exe,
can be employed to find out TCP/IP-related communication problems.
Note: If two NICs are installed and operating on a client computer, TCP/IP may not work
properly due to incorrect entries in the routing table. Use the Windows Device Manager to
disable unnecessary NICs. The most common configuration that causes this problem is
when the Ethernet and WiFi LAN Cards are both enabled on a laptop at the same time.
4.1. WIFI PROBLEMS (WC-3000
ONLY)
Start by determining if the client is associated with the Controller or a connected Access
Point.
•
The wireless client computer cannot associate with the Controller/AP.
o
Check the operating mode of the WLAN NIC on the Client.
ƒ
Check
that
SSID
setting
of
the
WLAN
NIC
and
of
the
Controller/AP match.
o
Is the WEP functionality of the client or Controller/AP enabled?
ƒ
Make appropriate WEP settings of the client computer to match
those of the Controller/AP.
o
Is the client within range for wireless communication?
ƒ
Check the signal strength and link quality sensed by the WLAN
NIC.
ƒ
Consider using a stronger antenna, amplifier, or additional
Access Points.
o
Is the client configured for 802.1x
ƒ
Controller/AP and 802.1x Server settings must match
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Client must have an 802.1x client and have matching certificate,
username/password, or both to connect using 802.1x.
•
Associated client experiences poor performance
o
WiFi
clients
with
marginal
signal
quality
may
experience
slow
connections or periodic service outages.
o
When using authentication, unauthenticated client performance is
slower than authenticated clients.
This may cause pass-through or
login pages to load slowly.
4.2. TCP/IP SETTINGS PROBLEMS
If the client is associated, check for client TCP/IP problems
•
The Controller does not respond to ping from the client computer.
o
Disable any unused NICs on the client computer.
o
Is Wireless Client or Layer-two isolation enabled on the Controller, or
an intervening AP?
ƒ
Disable Isolation features to access local APs or other hardware
on the LAN.
o
Check whether the IP address of the client computer and the IP
address of the AP are in the same IP sub-net.
ƒ
Turn on Auto-IP to allow clients with invalid static IP Addresses
to connect.
ƒ
•
Enable DHCP on the Controller and client.
The DNS server(s) do not respond to ping from the client computer.
o
Verify that the Controller WAN port is connected to the ISP by
checking
the
System
LED,
or
checking
the
Status
page
in
the
Controller Web GUI.
o
Verify that the client is authenticated by the Controller, or that the
client has opened a HTTP Session (using their web browser) if using No
Authentication.
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4.3. OTHER PROBLEMS
•
The Controller has been set to obtain an IP address automatically by
DHCP. How can I know its acquired IP address so that I can manage it
using a Web browser?
o
Configure a Dynamic DNS address. You will need to set up an account
on DynDNS.org. Please contact DynDNS.org for information and terms
of their Dynamic DNS service.
o
If you have access to the DHCP Server, check its client list for the
address assigned to the Controller.
o
Reset the Controller to Factory Default, which will restore the default
address.
•
The Controller stops working and does not respond.
o
Press the Reset button on the Controller.
o
Reset the Controller to Factory Default settings.
o
Unplug the power connector from the power jack, and then re-plug the
connector to restart the Controller.
o
Contact our technical support representatives to report this problem,
so that any bugs can be solved in future firmware versions.
•
If the Controller still does not work after restarting, there may be a
hardware component failure in the Controller.
o
•
Contact our technical support representatives for repair.
The
Controller
is
working,
but
I
have
trouble
accessing
the
Web
Management interface.
o
Your browser may have a bad HTML page in the cache.
Hold down
CTRL and click ‘Refresh’ button on the browser to force the page to
load.
o
Delete the contents of the web cache under Tools – Internet Options –
Temporary Internet Files – Delete Files.
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“Repair” the network connection in Windows by right clicking on the
connection under Network Neighborhood – Properties and selecting
“repair”
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APPENDICES
5.1. APPENDIX A: SYSLOG MESSAGES
These are some of the more useful information and alarm Syslog messages that can
be configured. Please note that “debug” Syslog messages are not included. Any of
a vast variety of hardware, application, watchdog, kernel, or other messages can
appear when “debug” is selected. Bold Text below indicates literal strings you can
search for, the other text indicated variables.
System Information – Type: Information (scheduled)
(ID: NAS ID) (System Uptime: 0 days 00h:04m:00s)
(WAN: IPAddr, TxOK, RxOK, TxError, RxError)
(LAN: IPAddr, TxOK, RxOK, TxError, RxError)
(Wireless: TxOK, RxOK, TxError, RxError)
Wireless Association Information – Type: Information (scheduled)
(ID:NAS ID) (Wireless Association Information: Number of associated users)
For each user: (ID:NAS ID) (WA#> MAC address, signal strength, signal quality, connection
speed)
Example:
(ID:NAS ID) (WA1 . . .)
(ID:NAS ID) (WA2. . . )
etc.
Logged in Users – Type: Information (scheduled)
(ID:NAS ID) (Logged-in Users: Number of logged-in users)
For each user: (ID:NAS ID) (User#> username, user IP, user MAC, interface, login time,
RxData, TxData);
Example:
(ID:NAS ID) (User1> . . . )
(ID:NAS ID) (User2> . . . )
etc.
Subscriber Trace – Type: Warning (sent on subscriber logout)
(ID:NAS ID) (Subscriber Trace: username, user IP, user MAC, interface, login time, logout
time, RxData, TxData)
Lan Devices Info – Information (scheduled)
(ID:NAS ID) (Access Point Monitor: Number of devices)
For each device: (ID:NAS ID) (Device#> device label, controller port, device IP, server port,
MAC Addr,, tcp/udp, interface, OK/FAIL);
Example:
(ID:NAS ID) (device1> . . .)
(ID:NAS ID) (device2> . . .)
etc.
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Lan Devices Warning – Error (sent on detected FAIL)
(ID:NAS ID) (Access Point Alarm: device label,FAIL)
System Boot Notice – Warning (sent when system boot up is complete)
(ID:NAS ID) (System Boot Notice, NAS ID, WAN IP Address)
5.2. APPENDIX B: RADIUS ACCOUNTING ATTRIBUTES
User-Name
NAS-IP-Address
NAS-Identifier
Acct-Session-ID
Class-ID (Up to 4 per session)
Calling-Station-ID
Called-Station-ID
Framed-IP
NAS-Port-Type
Acct-Session-Time
Acct-Terminate-Cause
Acct-Output-Packets
Acct-Input-Packets
Acct-Output-Octets
Acct-Input-Octets
Port-Limit (Used for Per-user bandwidth Control)
We send "accounting on" when the Controller boots and an "accounting off" for a
normal reboot. It is best practice to clear all current sessions registered to the NAS
on receiving “accounting on” or “accounting off”. We do not currently send interim
updates.
5.3. APPENDIX C: REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
FCC Regulatory Statement
Part 15-Class B compliant device
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
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2. This device must accept any interference received, including that which may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been test and found to comply with the limits for a computing device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial
environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and,
if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in
a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3. The equipment and the receiver should be connected the outlets on separate circuits.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
Changes or modification not expressly approved be the party responsible for compliance
could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
Controller 3000
What the warranty covers:
We warrant its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship during the
warranty period. If a product proves to be defective in material or workmanship during the
warranty period, we will at its sole option repair or replace the product with a like product
with a like product. Replacement product or parts may include remanufactured or
refurbished parts or components.
How long the warranty is effective:
The Controller 3000 is warranted for one year for all parts and one year for all labor from
the date of the first consumer purchase.
Who the warranty protects:
This warranty is valid only for the first consumer purchaser.
What the warranty does not cover:
1. Any product, on which the serial number has been defaced, modified or removed.
2. Damage, deterioration or malfunction resulting from:
a. Accident, misuse, neglect, fire, water, lightning, or other acts of nature, unauthorized
product modification, or failure to follow instructions supplied with the product.
b. Repair or attempted repair by anyone not authorized by us.
c. Any damage of the product due to shipment.
d. Removal or installation of the product.
e. Causes external to the product, such as electric power fluctuations or failure.
f. Use of supplies or parts not meeting our specifications.
g. Normal wears and tear.
h. Any other cause that does not relate to a product defect.
3. Removal, installation, and set-up service charges.
How to get service:
1. For information about receiving service under warranty, contact our Customer Support.
2. To obtain warranted service, you will be required to provide (a) the original dated sales
slip, (b) your name, (c) your address (d) a description of the problem and (e) the serial
number of the product.
3. Take or ship the product prepaid in the original container to your dealer, and our service
center.
4. For additional information, contact your dealer or our Customer Service Center.
Limitation of implied warranties:
THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE
DESCRIPTION
CONTAINED HEREIN
INCLUDING THE
IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Exclusion of damages:
Our LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE COST OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT.
We SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR:
1. DAMAGE TO OTHER PROPERTY CAUSED BY ANY DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCT, DAMAGES
BASED UPON INCONVENCE, LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT, LOSS OF TIME, LOSS OF
PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, LOSS OF GOODWILL, INTERFERENCE WITH
BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL LOSS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBLITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
2. ANY OTHER DAMAGES, WHETHER INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE.
3. ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE CUSOMER BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
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