External Controller

An external configuration enables a WLAN to be managed remotely from either a controller or access point. However, this feature is disabled by default and must be manually enabled.

To set a WLAN's external security configuration:

  1. Select Configuration → Wireless → Wireless LANs to display available WLANs.
  2. Click Add to create an additional WLAN, or select an existing WLAN and click Edit to modify its security properties.
  3. Select Security.
  4. Refer to the External Controller section in the WLAN Policy security screen.
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    WLAN Policy Security Screen - External Controller Field
  5. Select the Enable option if WLAN authentication is to be handled using an external resource.
  6. Use the Host field to enter a hostnameor IP address of the remote wireless controller.
    Use the spinner control to select the type of the remote controller.
  7. Use the Proxy Mode drop-down to configure the proxy mode for accessing remote resources.
  8. Select OK when completed to update the WLAN's external controller configuration.

    Select Reset to revert to the last saved configuration.