User Roles and Preferences Settings

Details about various WiNG 7 user roles, settings, and preferences.

User Roles

WiNG operating system supports the following admin roles. Each admin user can be mapped to one of the roles mentioned in this section. Multiple admin roles can have access to an object.

admin - superuser
A superuser has complete access to all configuration aspects of the connected device, including halt and delete setup configuration.
device provisioning admin
Add,delete, or modify device configuration excluding self device and its cluster peers.
helpdesk admin
Troubleshoot tasks like clear statistics, reboot, create, and copy tech support dumps.
Read-only access to the system. Can view parts of configuration and statistics except for sensitive or protected information. Cannot view running-config.
network admin
Manage L2, L3, Wireless, Radius Server, DHCP Server, and SMART RF policies.
security admin
Can change WLAN keys.
system admin
Upgrade image, change boot partition, set time, and manage admin access.
web user - admin
Allows the front desk to create guest users and printout a voucher with guest user credentials. The webuser-admin can only access the custom GUI screen and does not have access to the WiNG CLI, GUI, and cannot view running-config.

Per User Preferences Settings

Set user preferences from the admin menu. To access your user preference, select admin > Settings. The system displays the list of per user preferences.

From the User Preferences window, you can select pagination, Auto-refresh interval (in-seconds), and Logs line count.
Number of entries per page in the grid.
Auto-refresh interval (in-seconds)
Time for the device to refresh automatically. The minimum time is 5 seconds and the maximum time is 1 hour.
Logs line count
Number of lines displayed in diagnostic logs.
  1. To change pagination date, type the number of entries in the pagination field or use the numeric up and down arrows to modify the number of entries.
  2. To change the auto-refresh interval time, type the number of seconds in the auto-refresh field or use the numeric up and down arrow to adjust the time.
  3. To change logs line count, type of number of line you want to see displayed in the diagnostic logs screen or use the numeric up and down arrow to adjust the logs line count.
  4. Select Save to update and save your user preferences settings.

Remote Servers Settings

You can set your file transfer protocol (FTP), secure file transfer protocol (SFTP), and trivial file transfer protocol (TFTP) settings on the remote server settings menu. You can add up to 4 servers with username and password, with an option to validate the server connection. You can only set one server as the default server.

The tech support file is stored in the location selected in the remote server settings.

Protocol settings for your network. You can select between FTP, SFTP, and TFTP
Server address.
Port number assigned by default based on the protocol selected.
Login credential required to access the protocol on the remote server.
Security credential required to access the protocol on the remote server.
Access and configure the remote server settings from the admin menu.
  1. Select admin > Settings. The system displays the remote servers settings.
  2. Select Add to add a new remote server protocol and configure protocol settings. The system displays a new field for protocol settings.
  3. Select FTP, SFTP, or TFTP from the protocol drop-down.

    The port number is automatically assigned based on your protocol selection,

  4. Type the host name or the IP address in the Hostname/IP field.
  5. Assign username and password.
  6. Select validate connectivity from action.

    The system displays a connection validated successfully message.

  7. Select Save to update and save your remote server settings.
  8. Select protocol to assign a remote server setting for your network.
  9. Select Save.
  10. To delete a remote server protocol, select the trash can icon icon from the action menu, and select Save.

    The protocol is deleted and remote server protocol selection is saved.