This guide shows how to configure a “Xclaim”, in order to use each Access Point as a Hotspot.
Please note that the images contained in this article may contain outdated configuration data. Therefore, please check the data contained in the article "Parameters for the Solution" at the bottom of the page, as they are certainly up to date.
The configuration procedure has been performed and tested with access point firmware version 188.8.131.52.68. Before integrating access points with Cloud4Wi, it is necessary that:
- access points are connected to Internet and reachable on the network
- IP address are assigned to access points through DHCP or static and reachable on network
Create Network/SSID that need to be broadcast
In order to create network, Network > Guest Network > Add Guest network and fill-up the section with pertinent information and click Save.
See below for sample configuration.
Create Hotspot profile that would be associated with the access point
In order to create Hotspot Profile, Access Point > Hotspot Profile > Add Hotspot Profile and fill-up the section with pertinent information and click Save.
Select “Redirect To” option and fill up with Splash Portal link.
The following parameters must be configured:
Authentication Type: Radius
Server IP address1: 184.108.40.206
Server IP address2: 220.127.116.11
Secret: (it will be communicated by Cloud4Wi)
Select “Advanced Options” and complete NAS ID information and it should match with data that is entered on Control Panel Identifier field.
Associate Network profile to the Access Point
In order to associate Network Profile with the Access Point, choose Access Point > Action (select drop-down) > Choose Attach WLAN > (pop-out window will show Network) Choose Network.
Walled Garden and Access Policy configuration
In order to configure the Walled Garden, please check the following articles:
- Walled Garden for the Social Login (web sites/domains to open)
- Walled Garden for PayPal feature (web sites/domains to open)
We also strongly recommended to add the following entries to support CDN (Content Delivery Network):
For more information about this topic, please read Improving the performance of Control Panel and Splash Portal by enabling the CDN.