Add/Edit WiFi Network

On the NetBeez dashboard, a WiFi Network is essentially a monitoring profile for a wireless network.  The WiFi network is made up of the configuration details needed to access the the network (SSID, security key, etc.) and the Agents assigned to connect to and monitor it.

To add a new WiFi Network:

  1. Go to the WiFi Tab.
  2. Click + Add New WiFi Network beneath the filter panel.
  3. Configure the WiFi Network (Step 1):
    1. Enter the SSID.
    2. Enter a brief description for the network (optional).
    3. Enable periodic reconnection and select a reconnection interval (optional).
    4. Enter the security type of the network.
    5. Depending on the security type selected, the form will expand to reveal corresponding security credential input fields.  Enter security information accordingly.
  4. Click Save and Continue.
  5. Select Agents to connect to and monitor the network (Step 2):
    1. Click on the Agents that will monitor the network.  Selected Agents will appear in the list to the right.
      Note: If you select an Agent that is assigned to another WiFi Network or Hopping Group, the Agent will be automatically reassigned to WiFi Network you are currently configuring.
  6. Once you have made your selection, click Save Agent Selection.  The dashboard will open the WiFi Details for the WiFi Network you have just created.

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To edit the configuration of an existing WiFi Network:

  1. Open the WiFi Details of the WiFi Network you would like to edit.
  2. Click the WiFi Network Settings cog in the upper right of the WiFi Details panel header to open the settings drop-down menu.
  3. Select Configure WiFi Network.
  4. Make needed changes to the configuration.
    Note: You are not able to edit the security type after the WiFi network has been created.
  5. Click Save.

 

To edit the selection of assigned Agents:

  1. Open the WiFi Details of the WiFi Network you would like to edit.
  2. Click the WiFi Network Settings cog in the upper right of the WiFi Details panel header to open the settings drop down menu.
  3. Select Edit Agent Assignment.
  4. Make needed changes to the assigned Agents.
  5. Click Save Agent Selection.

 

To delete a WiFi Network:

  1. Open the WiFi Details of the WiFi Network you would like to edit.
  2. Click the WiFi Network Settings cog in the upper right of the WiFi Details panel header to open the settings drop down menu.
  3. Select Configure WiFi Network.
  4. Click Delete.

 

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