General Settings

General settings allow you to configure Network settings, AP network-wide settings and so does Switches. Click Configure > General Setting to access this screen.

Edit Network

Network name, country, and timezone can be edited as needed. Follow the steps below to edit a network.

  1. Click edit button to change network name

  2. Select Country, Timezone and then click Apply

Local Credential

This feature allows you to configure the login account of local web GUI for devices. The settings here apply to all APs and Switches in this Network .

Note that username and password could be blank if you don't want to change device login account of local web GUI.

LED Light

This allows you to enable all AP's LED lights in the current network.

LAN Port settings (for ECW115AP only)

This allows you to configure Lan port settings on ECW115. Noticed that either LAN1 Lan2 can be used for the uplink port. This setting will be applied to the one which is not uplink port

Message for blocked Clients

Clients can be blocked from accessing the network. When these clients attempt to connect to the network and open a web browser, they will be redirected to a blocked message. The Network-wide Default block message is configured on a per-network basis. The message is set in the Network-wide > General Settings > AP page.

The blocked splash page below will be presented below to the blocked clients.

Advanced settings

Presence reporting

For applications like CRM tools, presence analytics, or location-aware services which need to continuously gather presence data of wireless clients, EnGenius Cloud Acess Points are capable of delivering real-time presence data to fulfill the requirement.

EnGenius Presence Service can have cloud-managed APs continuously gathering 802.11 probe request frames sent by wireless clients and then sending the data to 3rd party servers configured in EnGenius Cloud.

Configuration

In EnGeniusCloud, the configuration of presence service is at

General Settings > AP > Advanced Settings

Following parameters can be configured in the page:

Parameters

Description

Server Location

3rd party server address

Key

Secret used to generate a SHA256 HMAC signature, over the payload (the JSON message). The signature is then added to a custom HTTP header (“Signature”) in the POST message.

Interval

The Interval between two consecutive message been sent.

Traffic log

Traffic log feeds wireless client info to remote Syslog server. Note that enabling this setting will severely degrade AP performance. To enable this function, Syslog server must be enabled.

Remote System Log

The Remote System Log gives you the capability to remotely log Syslog events from a device on EnGenius Cloud to your external logging server.

You can enable and configure the remote logging feature from Configure → General setting→ Syslog server.

  • Status: Enable to open the function to the remote system log.

  • Log server address: Specify the IP address or hostname of the Syslog server.

  • Log server port: Specify the port of the Syslog server. The default port is 514.