Controlling WLAN

Policy Server communicates with the Agent to collect SSID information. You can control the WLAN by blocking unauthorized SSIDs, and message users with pop-up notifications.

Wireless LAN management environment setting

You can set items to increase the accuracy of the collected data related to the wireless network.

  1. Go to Preferences > General from the top panel.
  2. Click WLAN in the left menu.
Item Explanation Reference
AP Down Detection Specify the period of time an AP is no longer detected to display as DOWN.  
AP Deletion Specify the period of time an AP is no longer detected to delete the AP.  
Connection History Deletion Specify the period of time an AP is no longer connected to delete the connection history.  
Internal AP detection Set the method to detect the AP location. internal-ssid

Plugin setting

  1. Go to Policy in the top panel.
  2. Go to Policy > Node Policy > Agent Action in the left Policy panel.
  3. Find and click Control WLAN in the Agent Action window.

Under General section:

  1. For CWP Message, add message to be displayed in accordance with the Policy.
  2. For Label, add labels to help categorize your plugins with custom labels that appear in the "Description" field.

Under Agent Actions section:

  1. For Boolean Operator, choose AND or OR to add optional conditions.
  2. For Settings, click Add and select your optional conditions. Criteria/Operator/Value

Under Plugin Settings section:

  1. For SSID Information Scope, collects information about Detected SSIDs from a WLAN Interface and Connected SSIDs to a WLAN Interface.
  2. For Collecting Connections History, turn On to collect information about the wireless connection history.
    • Time Range for Daily Update, specify the time range to update the wireless connection history. (e.g. 0:00-23:59)
    • Attempts, specify number of days to ry and collect connections history. (If the info cannot be sent, it will update on startup)
    • Duration, specify the time duration in hours for the collected connections history.
  3. For Disabling Wireless Connection, specify whether to disable connections to non-approved SSID(s).
    • How to Define Allowed SSIDs, select how to define SSIDs to be allowed. (Selecting WLAN Group, Entering SSIDs, Using Regular Expression)
    • Allowed WLAN Group, select a WLAN Group to be allowed from drop-down.
    • Delay, specify the time of how long to wait before disabling connection. (seconds - minutes)
    • Disabled Connection Notification and Resolution, specify whether to notify a user and how to resolve the disabled connection from drop-down.
    • Auto-Connect to Allowed SSIDs, specify whether to automatically connect to SSIDs allowed. (Windows Vista or above required)
  4. For Disabling AP Mode, specify whether to disable AP mode such as SoftAP or Ad-hoc for wireless network interface.
    • Interface Disabled Event Notification, turn On to notify a user for the wireless AP mode disabled.
  5. Click Update.
  6. Go to Node Policy in the left Policy panel.
  7. Click the Default Policy in Node Policy window.
  8. Find Agent Action. Click Assign.
  9. Find Control WLAN in the Available section. Select and drag it into the Selected section.
  10. Click Add.
  11. Click Update.