The Inventory screen displays an inventory of RF Domain member APs, connected wireless clients, wireless LAN utilization and radio availability. Use this screen to evaluate if the inventory adequately supports client needs within the wireless network radio coverage area.

To display RF Domain inventory statistics:

  1. Select the Statistics → System menu from the Web UI.
  2. Select an RF Domain from the list.

    The RF Domain statistics menu displays in the right-hand side of the screen, with the Health tab selected by default.

  3. Select Inventory from the RF Domain menu.

    The Inventory screen displays.

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  4. Review the different fields displayed on the RF Domain > Inventory screen:
    • Device Types - Displays the total members in the RF Domain. The exploded pie chart depicts the distribution of RF Domain members by controller, service platform and AP model type.
    • Radios by Band - Displays the total number of radios using 802.11an and 802.11bgn bands within the RF Domain. The number of radios designated as sensors is also represented, to reflect available sensor resources for intrusion detection.
    • Radios by Channel - Displays the radio channels utilized by RF Domain member devices in two separate charts. One chart displays for 5 GHz channels and the other for 2.4 GHz channels
    • Top 5 Radios by Clients - Refer the following table, which displays the highest 5 performing wireless clients connected to RF Domain members:
      Total Wireless Clients Displays the total number of clients connected to RF Domain members.
      AP Name Displays the clients connected and reporting APs. The AP's name displays as a link that can be clicked to display AP data in greater detail.
      Client Count Displays the number of connected clients to each listed RF Domain member AP.
      Radio Displays each radio's administrator defined hostname and its radio designation (radio 1, radio 2 etc.).
      Radio Band Displays each client's operational radio band.
      Location Displays system assigned deployment location for the client.
    • WLANs - Refer to this table to review RF Domain WLAN, radio and client utilization. Use this information to help determine whether the WLANs within this RF Domain have an optimal radio and client utilization.
    • Clients by Band - This bar graph displays the total number of RF Domain member clients by their IEEE 802.11 radio type.
    • Clients by Channel - This pie charts displays the channels used by RF Domain member clients using 5GHz and 2.4GHz radios.
  5. Periodically select Refresh to update the contents of the screen to their latest values.