User Guide for the CiscoWorks Wireless LAN Solution Engine, 2.5
Using Reports
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Using Reports

Table Of Contents

Using Reports

Using the Device Center

Viewing the WDS Summary Report

Viewing the Fault Status Report

Viewing Device History

Viewing Config History

Viewing Firmware History

Displaying Radio Manager Reports

Displaying a Configured Radio Parameters Report (11b)

Displaying a Path Loss Between Managed APs Report (11b)

Displaying a Channel Loading Report (11b)

Displaying Wireless Client Reports

Displaying a Client Detail Report

Displaying a Client Statistics Report

Displaying a Client Historical Association Report

Displaying Current Reports

Displaying a Group Client Association Report

Displaying a Group Security Report

Displaying a Group SSID Report

Displaying a Group VLAN Report

Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

Displaying a Group Policy Report

Displaying an AP Summary Report

Displaying a Detailed Report

Displaying an AP Associations Report

Displaying an EAP Authentication Report

Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report

Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report

Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report

Displaying an AP Policy Report

Displaying an AP QoS Report

Displaying an AP SSID Report

Displaying an AP VLAN Report

Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

Displaying an AP Hot Standby Report

Displaying a Switch Summary Report

Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report

Displaying a Router Summary Report

Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Router Report

Displaying a Server Summary Report

Displaying an AP Usage Report

Displaying Trends

Using Trend Reports For Capacity Planning

Displaying a Group Performance Report: RF Utilization

Displaying a Group Performance Report: Ethernet Utilization

Displaying a Top N Number of Associations Report

Displaying a Top N Percentage Errors Report

Displaying an AP and Bridge RF Transmission Statistics Report

Displaying an AP and Bridge Ethernet Transmission Statistics Report

Displaying an AP and Bridge Performance Graph

Displaying an AP and Bridge Performance: Tabular

Displaying Top N Busiest Clients

Displaying Top N Client MIC Error Rate

Displaying Top N Client Bit Error Rate

Displaying a Server Response Time Graph

Exporting a Report

Emailing a Report

Scheduling Email Jobs

Viewing Email Job Details

Editing an Email Job

Exporting URL-Based Report Data


Using Reports


The Reports tab displays information about your devices. You can save and email reports. You can also set specific times for emailed reports to be run and sent automatically.

The reports available are dependent on the groups of devices and individual devices you choose from the selector in the left pane.

Following are the subtabs under Reports:


Note Some of the subtabs may not be visible to some users.


Device Center—See Using the Device Center

Radio Manager—See Displaying Radio Manager Reports

Wireless Clients—See Displaying Wireless Client Reports

Current—See Displaying Current Reports

Trends—See Displaying Trends

Scheduled Email Jobs—See Scheduling Email Jobs

The WLSE also has a feature that allows the system administrator, with the username admin, to manually enter a URL in the WLSE to export report data, rather than using the UI export function. For information, see Exporting URL-Based Report Data.

Using the Device Center

The device center enables you to quickly access various types of reports for a particular device.

The search results, as well as the folders in the device selector, display icons indicating the alarm status of the devices. For an explanation of the icons, see Understanding the Icons.

For information about the folders for device groups in the device selector, see System-Defined Groups.


Note Your login determines whether you can use this option.


Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Device Center. The Device Center appears above the device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 Click on the buttons for different report types:

For access points and bridges:

Summary report—See Displaying an AP Summary Report

Detailed report—See Displaying a Detailed Report

WDS Summary report—SeeViewing the WDS Summary Report.

Fault Status—See Viewing the Fault Status Report

Device History—See Viewing Device History

Config History—See Viewing Config History

Firmware History—See Viewing Firmware History

AP Web Page—Opens up a browser window to the AP Summary Status.


Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.


For switches:

Summary report—SeeDisplaying a Switch Summary Report

Fault Status—See Viewing the Fault Status Report

Device History—See Viewing Device History

For routers:

Summary Report—See Displaying a Router Summary Report

Fault Status—See Viewing the Fault Status Report

Device History—See Viewing Device History

For servers:

Summary Report—See Displaying a Server Summary Report.

Viewing the WDS Summary Report

The following table is displayed for the device's wireless domain services (WDS) summary:

Table 6-1 WDS Summary 

Column
Description

Name

The access point name.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display

MAC Address

The MAC address of the access point.

IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

Status

The operational status of the device:

Admin standalone—Configured as the WDS but with no other devices participating.

Active—The WDS is actively performing as the WDS on the subnet.

Backup—The WDS is acting as a backup to the main WDS.

Candidate—The device is configured as a WDS candidate.

WDS Priority

The access point's assigned WDS priority number.

Subnet Address

The access point's subnet address.

Subnet Mask

The access point's subnet mask.

Active WDS IP Address

The IP address of the active WDS.

Last WDS Election Time

The last time this access point was elected as a WDS.

Number of Infrastructure Nodes Registered with WDS

The number of access points registered with the WDS.

WLSE to WDS Authentication Status

The status of the authentication of the WLSE with the WDS.

WLSE IP Address Configured at WDS

The IP address of the WLSE.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Viewing the Fault Status Report

The following table is displayed for the device's fault status:

Table 6-2 Device Fault Status 

Column
Description

Type

The fault type.

Description

A description of the fault.

Click to see fault details. See Viewing Fault Details.

Severity

The fault severity level.

State

The current state of the fault.

Timestamp

The time the fault was reported.

Click to see fault details. See Viewing Fault Details.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Viewing Device History

The following table is displayed for the device's history:

Table 6-3 Device History 

Column
Description

Timestamp

The time the device's state last changed.

For more information, see Time Display.

Device Name

The name of the device.

IP Address

The IP address of the device.

State

The current state of the device.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Viewing Config History

The following table is displayed for the device's configuration history:

Table 6-4 Device Configuration History 

Column
Description

Start Time

The start time for the device's configuration.

End Time

The end time for the device's configuration.

Job Status

The state of the configuration job.

Template Name

The name of the configuration template used.

Job Name

The name of the configuration job.

Job Type

The type of configuration job.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Viewing Firmware History

The following table is displayed for the device's firmware history:

Table 6-5 Device Firmware History 

Column
Description

Start Time

The start time for the device's firmware upgrade job.

End Time

The end time for the device's firmware upgrade job.

Job Status

The state of the firmware job.

Image Name

The name of the firmware image.

Image Version

The version of the firmware.

Image Device Type

The device type.

Job Protocol

The protocol used for the firmware job.

Job Name

The name of the firmware job.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Displaying Radio Manager Reports

This window allows you to view radio management information. You can view, export, and email the reports.

Using this option, you can view the following types of radio management reports:

Configured Radio Parameters Report (11b)—See Displaying a Configured Radio Parameters Report (11b).

Path Loss Between Managed APs Report (11b)—See Displaying a Path Loss Between Managed APs Report (11b).

Channel Loading Report (11b)—See Displaying a Channel Loading Report (11b).

The folders and devices in the device selector display icons indicating the alarm status of the devices. For an explanation of the icons, see Understanding the Icons.

For information about the folders for device groups in the device selector, see System-Defined Groups.


Note Your login determines whether you can use this option.


Displaying a Configured Radio Parameters Report (11b)

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Radio Manager. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click to expand the folder for the group reports you want to view. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Configured Radio Parameters Report (11b).

Step 4 Click View. The following report displays.

Table 6-6 Configured Radio Parameters Report (11b) 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Interface Name

The name of the radio interface.

MAC Address

The MAC address of the access point.

PHY

The physical interface type (11b).

Channel

The radio channel used.

Transmit Power

The power level of the radio transmission in milliwatts.

Data Rate

The data rate in Mbps.

Beacon

The amount of time between beacons in kilomicroseconds.

Admin Status

The administrative status of the access point.

Operational Status

The operational status of the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Path Loss Between Managed APs Report (11b)

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Radio Manager. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click to expand the folder for the group reports you want to view. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Path Loss Between Managed APs Report (11b).

Step 4 Click View. The following report displays.

Table 6-7 Path Loss Between Managed APs Report (11b) 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Interface Name

The name of the radio interface.

PHY

The physical interface type (11b).

Channel

The radio channel used.

Neighbor AP Name

The name of the neighbor access point.

Neighbor Interface Name

The interface name of the neighbor access point.

Path Loss

The amount in decibels of path loss between the two access points.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Channel Loading Report (11b)

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Radio Manager. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click to expand the folder for the group reports you want to view. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Channel Loading Report (11b).

Step 4 Click View. The following report displays.

Table 6-8 Channel Loading Report (11b) 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

PHY

The physical interface type (11b).

Channel

The radio channel used.

Average Near (%)

The average (of 15 minutes) channel loading detected by the access point from the nearest clients.

Average Far (%)

The average (of 15 minutes) channel loading detected by the access point from the farthest clients.

Peak Near (%)

The average (of 15 minutes) peak value detected by the access point from the nearest clients.

Peak Far (%)

The average (of 15 minutes) peak value detected by the access point from the farthest clients.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying Wireless Client Reports

Wireless client reports provide information about the type of client that is associating with an access point, information about how much bandwidth the client is using, and a history of which access points the client has been associated with.

Wireless client reports are not real-time reports. The data is only as fresh as the last client polling cycle, which means the client polling interval can greatly determine the accuracy of the client reports. Therefore:

In environments where clients are highly mobile, such as health care and retail deployments, set the client inventory polling interval to the minimum if the network can tolerate the polling traffic.

In enterprise deployments, most WLAN users have laptops and tend to be fairly stationary for longer periods of time, so the client polling cycles should be more infrequent.

Wireless client polling is a fairly heavy-weight process. If you have many access points to poll for client associations, the interval will need to be set more infrequently, and as a result, the client data will not be as accurate. To set the client polling interval, see Changing the Polling Intervals for Automatic Inventories .

Wireless Clients reports are updated every 51 minutes by default. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling .


Note Your login determines whether you can use this option.


You can view the following the report types:

Client Detail Report—See Displaying a Client Detail Report

Client Statistics Report—See Displaying a Client Statistics Report

Client Historical Association Report—See Displaying a Client Historical Association Report

Displaying a Client Detail Report

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. To increase the accuracy of this report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Wireless Clients. The Wireless Clients selector appears in the left pane.

Step 2 From the list, select the method you want to use to search for clients.

Step 3 Enter the MAC address, IP address, or name. You can use an asterisk (*) as a wild card to denote numbers and letters.


Note The MAC address must be entered in hexadecimal, for example 0070eb37c90.



Note Searching for clients based on names works only for clients associated to IOS devices.


Step 4 Click Search. A list appears in the left pane.

Step 5 Click the MAC address, IP address or name. The right pane refreshes and displays the Client Detail Report, which is the default report.

The reports for wireless clients associated to IOS and to non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Client Detail Report—See Table 6-9.

Non-IOS Client Detail Report—See Table 6-10.

Table 6-9 IOS Client Detail Report 

Column
Description

Name

The client name.

IP Address

The client IP address.

Client Type

The type of client.

Connected to

The name or IP address of the AP.

Click on this link to view the AP Detail Report and the Fault Summary.

For more information, see Displaying a Detailed Report

Role

Indicates the role of the device.

Radio Type

The type of client radio type.

Time last seen

The time the client was last seen by the system.

MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.


Table 6-10 Non-IOS Client Detail Report 

Column
Description

Name

The name of the client.

IP Address

The IP address of the client.

Client Type

The type of client.

Connected to

The name or IP address of the AP.

Click on this link to view the AP Detail Report and the Fault Summary.

For more information, see Displaying a Detailed Report

State

The current state of the client.

Time last seen

The time the client was last seen by the system.

Software Version

The version of software for this device.

MAC Address

The MAC address of the wireless client.


Step 6 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 7 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Client Statistics Report

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. If 0 (zero) values are displayed in the report or if you want to increase the accuracy of the report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling .


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Wireless Clients. The Wireless Clients selector appears in the left pane.

Step 2 From the list, select the method you want to use to search for clients.

Step 3 Enter the MAC address, IP address, or name. You can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard to denote numbers and letters.


Note Searching for clients based on names works only for clients associated to IOS devices.


Step 4 Click Search. A list appears in the left pane.

Step 5 Select the MAC address, IP address, or name. The right pane refreshes.

Step 6 From the Report Name list, select Client Statistics Report.

Step 7 Click View. The reports for wireless clients associated to IOS and to non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Client Statistics Report—See Table 6-11.

Non-IOS Client Statistics Report—See Table 6-12.

Table 6-11 IOS Client Statistics Report 

Column
Description

Name

The client name.

IP Address

The client IP address.

MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

Time last seen

The time the wireless client was last seen by the system.

Packets Transmitted

The number of packets transmitted.

Octets Transmitted

The number of octets transmitted.

Packets Received

The number of packets received.

Octets Received

The number of octets received.

Latest Received Signal Strength (dBm)

A tally of the received signal power.

Latest Signal Quality (%)

The current index of radio signal quality.

Received WEP Errors

The number of received encryption errors.

Packet Errors

The number of packet errors.


Table 6-12 Non-IOS Client Statistics Report 

Column
Description

Name

The name of the client.

IP Address

The IP address of the client.

Time last seen

The time the wireless client was last seen by the system.


Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Client Historical Association Report

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. To increase the accuracy of this report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling .


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Wireless Clients. The Wireless Clients selector appears in the left pane.

Step 2 From the list, select the method you want to use to search for clients.

Step 3 Enter the MAC address, IP address, or name. You can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard to denote numbers and letters.


Note Searching for clients based on names works only for clients associated to IOS devices.


Step 4 Click Search. A list appears in the left pane.

Step 5 Select the MAC address, IP address, or name. The right pane refreshes.

Step 6 From the Report Name list, select Client Historical Association Report.

Step 7 Click View. The Client Historical Association Report displays in the right pane with the following information:

Table 6-13 Client Historical Association Report 

Column
Description

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Associated Time

The time when the WLSE has polled the access point to retrieve the client association time.

Tip To ensure that you are viewing the most up-to-date information, verify when the last inventory cycle occurred. Client inventory status can be seen by selecting Administration > Discover > Tasks History > Inventory.

For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying Current Reports

This window allows you to view current information about the monitored devices in your network. You can view, export, and email the reports.

The frequency with which configuration data is collected from the devices is 12 hours by default.

To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling .

Using this option, you can view the following types of current reports:

Group Reports (Non-IOS Devices)

Group Reports (IOS Devices)

Access Point Reports (Non-IOS Devices)

Access Point Reports (IOS Devices)

Switch Reports

Router Reports

Server Reports

The folders and devices in the device selector display icons indicating the alarm status of the devices. For an explanation of the icons, see Understanding the Icons.

For information about the folders for device groups in the device selector, see System-Defined Groups.


Note Your login determines whether you can use this option.


Group Reports (Non-IOS Devices)

Group Client Association—See Displaying a Group Client Association Report

Group Security Report—See Displaying a Group Security Report

Group SSID Report—See Displaying a Group SSID Report

Group VLAN Report—See Displaying a Group VLAN Report

Per VLAN Client Report—See Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

Group Policy Report—See Displaying a Group Policy Report

Group Reports (IOS Devices)

Group Client Association—See Displaying a Group Client Association Report

Group Security Report—See Displaying a Group Security Report

Group SSID Report—See Displaying a Group SSID Report

Group VLAN Report—See Displaying a Group VLAN Report

Per VLAN Client Report—See Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

Access Point Reports (Non-IOS Devices)

Summary Report—See Displaying an AP Summary Report

Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report

AP Associations—See Displaying an AP Associations Report

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report

AP Ethertype Protocol Filters—See Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report

AP IP Protocol Filters—See Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report

AP IP Port Filters—See Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report

AP Policy Report—See Displaying an AP Policy Report

AP QoS Report—Displaying an AP QoS Report

AP SSID Report—Displaying an AP SSID Report

AP VLAN Report—Displaying an AP VLAN Report

Per VLAN Client Report—Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

AP Hot Standby Report—Displaying an AP Hot Standby Report

Access Point Reports (IOS Devices)

Summary Report—See Displaying an AP Summary Report

Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report

AP Associations—See Displaying an AP Associations Report

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report

AP QoS Report—Displaying an AP QoS Report

AP SSID Report—Displaying an AP SSID Report

AP VLAN Report—Displaying an AP VLAN Report

Per VLAN Client Report—Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

AP Hot Standby Report—Displaying an AP Hot Standby Report

Switch Reports

Switch Summary Report—See Displaying a Switch Summary Report

AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report—See Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report

Router Reports

Router Summary Report—See Displaying a Router Summary Report

AP and Bridge Connected to Router Report—See Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Router Report

Server Reports

Server Summary Report—See Displaying a Server Summary Report

AP Usage Report—See Displaying an AP Usage Report

Displaying a Group Client Association Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click to expand the folder for the group reports you want to view. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Group Client Association Report.

Step 4 Click View. The following report displays. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Group Client Association Report—See Table 6-14.

Non-IOS Group Client Association Report—See Table 6-15.

Table 6-14 IOS Group Client Association Report 

Column
Description

Number of Clients Associated to this Group

The total number of clients associated with the group of access points or bridges.

Count of Active Stations in this Group

The number of access points or bridges currently in the group.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Number of Bridges Connected

The number of bridges connected to the access point.

Number of AP-Repeaters Connected

The number of repeaters connected to the access point.

Status (Fault)

Click to view the Fault Summary.

For more information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Table 6-15 Non-IOS Group Client Association Report 

Column
Description

Number of Clients Associated to this Group

The total number of clients currently associated with the group of access points or bridges.

Count of Active Stations in this Group

The number of access points or bridges currently in the group.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Number of Bridges Connected

The number of bridges connected to the access point.

Number of AP-Repeaters Connected

The number of repeaters connected to the access point.

Status (Fault)

Click to view the Fault Summary.

For more information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Group Security Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click to expand the folder for the group security reports you want to view.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Group Security Report.

Step 4 Click View. The following report displays. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Group Security Report—See Table 6-16.

Non-IOS Group Security Report—See Table 6-17.

Table 6-16 IOS Group Security Report 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the device.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the device.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Encryption Type

Indicates that devices using WEP are allowed to communicate with the access point.

Authentication Type - Open System

Indicates whether any device, regardless of its WEP keys, can authenticate and attempt to associate.

Authentication Type - Shared Key

Indicates whether an access point sends a query to any device attempting to associate with the access point.

Authentication Type-Cisco EAP

Indicates whether a device using EAP can authenticate and attempt to associate with the access point.

Status (Fault)

Click to view the Fault Summary.

For more information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.

Link to EAP Authentication Report

Click to view the EAP Authentication report.

For more information, see Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

As Of

The time the fault was reported.

For more information, see Time Display.


Table 6-17 Non-IOS Group Security Report 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the device.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the device.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Authentication Type - Open System

Indicates whether any device, regardless of its WEP keys, can authenticate and attempt to associate.

Authentication Type - Shared Key

Indicates whether an access point sends a query to any device attempting to associate with the access point.

Authentication Type-Cisco EAP

Indicates whether a device using EAP can authenticate and attempt to associate with the access point.

Status (Fault)

Click to view the Fault Summary.

For more information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.

Link to EAP Authentication Report

Click to view the EAP Authentication report.

For more information, see Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

As Of

The time the fault was reported.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Group SSID Report

This report displays all the configured SSIDs (both primary and auxiliary) and their corresponding properties in all the devices in the group.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane. From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 2 From the Report Name list, select Group SSID Report.

Step 3 Click View. The following report displays. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Group SSID Report—See Table 6-18.

Non-IOS Group SSID Report—See Table 6-19.

Table 6-18 IOS Group SSID Report 

Column
Description

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 4 Go to Step 5.

Table 6-19 Non-IOS Group SSID Report 

Column
Description

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

VLAN Name

The name of the VLAN.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

Default Policy Group

The number of the default policy group (which contains access parameters).

Click to view the Policy Report—See Displaying a Group Policy Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Group VLAN Report

This report displays all the configured VLANs and their corresponding properties in the group.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane. From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 2 From the Report Name list, select Group VLAN Report.

Step 3 Click View. The following report displays.The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Group VLAN Report—See Table 6-20.

Non-IOS Group VLAN Report—See Table 6-21.


Note VLAN information might not be displayed if the WEP keys have not been configured in each VLAN. When the WEP keys are configured in the IOS access points, VLAN information is accessible by SNMP.


Table 6-20 IOS Group VLAN Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Class of Service

The configured class of service.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 4 Go to Step 5.

Table 6-21 Non-IOS Group VLAN Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

VLAN Name

The name of the VLAN.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

Default Policy Group

The number of the default policy group (which contains access parameters).

Click to view the Policy Report—See Displaying a Group Policy Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. To increase the accuracy of this report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane. From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 2 From the Report Name list, select Per VLAN Client Report.

Step 3 Click View. The following report displays. he reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Per VLAN Client Report—See Table 6-22.

Non-IOS Per VLAN Client Report—See Table 6-23.

Table 6-22 IOS Per VLAN Client Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

ClientType

The type of client.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 4 Go to Step 5.

Table 6-23 Non-IOS Per VLAN Client Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

VLAN Name

The name of the VLAN.

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

Client Name

The name of the client.

Client IP Address

The IP address of the client.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

Client Type

The type of client.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Group Policy Report

This report lists all the policy groups configured on each of the non-IOS access points in this group.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane. From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 2 From the Report Name list, select Group Policy Report.

Step 3 Click View. The following report displays the following:

Table 6-24 Group Policy Report 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

Click to view the following:

AP Detailed Report—See Displaying a Detailed Report.

Fault Summary—See Viewing the Fault Status Report.

EAP Authentication Report—See Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Policy Group Id

The identification number of the policy group.

Policy Group Name

The name of the policy group.

Ethertype Filter Id (In)

The identification number of the (receive) Ethertype filter.

Click to view the AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report.

Ethertype Filter Id (Out)

The identification number of the (transmit) Ethertype filter.

Click to view the AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report.

IP Protocol Filter Id (In)

The identification number of the (receive) IP protocol filter.

Click to view the AP IP Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report.

IP Protocol Filter Id (Out)

The identification number of the (transmit) IP protocol filter

Click to view the AP IP Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report.

IP Port Filter Id (In)

The identification number of the (receive) IP port filter.

Click to view the AP IP Port Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report.

IP Port Filter Id (Out)

The identification number of the (transmit) IP port filter.

Click to view the AP IP Port Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 4 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 5 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP Summary Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Summary Report.

Step 4 Click View.

If viewing from the Device Center tab, the AP Summary Report is displayed.

If viewing from the Current tab, the AP Summary Report and the Fault Summary are displayed.


Note If the selected device has dual interfaces, two summary reports are displayed, one for each interface.


Table 6-25 AP Summary Report 

Column
Description

Name

The system name for the device.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

MAC Address

The device's MAC address.

IP Address

The device's IP address.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points..

Parent WDS for the Access Point

Note This column displays only on the Device Center summary report.

The access point that provides Wireless Domain Services.

Version

For IOS devices, the IOS version on the device.

For non-IOS devices, the software version on the device.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Number of Bridges Connected

The number of wireless bridges connected to the device.

Number of AP-Repeaters Connected

The number of AP repeaters connected to the device.

Model

Model number of the device.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

SSID Associated to the Native Vlan

The SSID that is mapped to the native VLAN.

Radio Cell Role

Indicates whether the device is used as a root or repeater.

Link to the Detailed Report

Click to see details.

Note This link is not available from the Device Center.

For more information, see Displaying a Detailed Report.

Link to the Association Report

Click to see associations.

Note This link is not available from the Device Center.

For more information, see Displaying an AP Associations Report.

Link to the Access Point Web Page

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

Note This link is not available from the Device Center.


For information on the Fault Summary, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Detailed Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Detailed Report.

Step 4 Click View.

The Detailed Reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Detailed Report—See Table 6-26.

Non-IOS Detailed Report—See Table 6-27.

If viewing from the Device Center tab, only the Detailed Report is displayed.

If viewing from the Current tab, the Detailed Report, the Fault Summary, and the EAP Authentication Report are displayed.


Note If the selected device has dual interfaces, two summary reports are displayed, one for each interface.


Table 6-26 IOS Detailed Report 

Column
Description

Name

The system name for the device.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

MAC Address

The device's MAC address.

IP Address

The device's IP address.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Number of Bridges Connected

The number of bridges connected to the device.

Number of AP-Repeaters Connected

The number of AP repeaters connected to the device.

Software Version

The IOS version on the device.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

SSID Associated to the Native Vlan

The SSID that is mapped to the native VLAN.

Radio Cell Role

Indicates the role of the device.

Subnet Mask

The subnet mask.

Hot StandBy

Indicates whether the hot standby unit is in monitoring mode.

If true, the current unit is in monitoring mode.

Current operating frequency channel

The radio channel being used.

Ethernet Port Status

The operational status of the Ethernet port.

Radio Port Status

The operational status of the radio port.

Transmit Power (mW)

The access point's transmission power setting in milliwatts.

Switch IP (to which this AP is attached)

The IP address of the switch to which this access point is attached.

Note CDP must be enabled for the switch information to be collected for this report.

Switch Name (to which this AP is attached)

The name of the switch to which this access point is attached.

Note CDP must be enabled for the switch information to be collected for this report.

Length of WEP key 1 through 4 (in bits)

The WEP key length.

Authentication Type - Open System

Indicates whether any device, regardless of its WEP keys, can authenticate and attempt to associate.

Authentication Type - Shared Key

Indicates whether an access point sends a query to any device attempting to associate with the access point.

Authentication Type-Cisco EAP

Indicates whether a device using EAP can authenticate and attempt to associate with the access point.

Link to the Access Point Web Page

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Tip The HTTP port on IOS access points must be set to 80 for this link to work. For information on setting up the HTTP port, see Enter HTTP Port Settings—IOS Access Points.

Step 5 Go to Step 6.

Table 6-27 Non-IOS Detailed Report 

Column
Description

Name

The system name for the device.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

MAC Address

The device's MAC address.

IP Address

The device's IP address.

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.

Subnet Mask

The subnet mask.

Software Version

The software version on the device.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Number of Bridges Connected

The number of bridges connected to the device.

Number of AP-Repeaters Connected

The number of AP repeaters connected to the device.

Model

The hardware model of the device.

SNMP Trap Destination

The IP address or host name of the server running the SNMP Management software.

HTTP Port

The device's HTTP setting.

Hot StandBy

Indicates whether the hot standby unit is in monitoring mode.

If true, the current unit is in monitoring mode.

Count of Access Point observed by this AP

Number of access points seen by the access points.

Ethernet Port Status

The operational status of the Ethernet port.

Switch IP (to which this AP is attached)

The IP address of the switch to which this access point is attached.

Note CDP must be enabled for the switch information to be collected for this report.

Switch Name (to which this AP is attached)

The name of the switch to which this access point is attached.

Note CDP must be enabled for the switch information to be collected for this report.

Radio Port

The radio port.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

SSID Associated to the Native Vlan

The SSID that is mapped to the native VLAN.

Radio Cell Role

Indicates the role of the device.

Ensure Compatibility With 2Mbps Clients

Indicates whether it is compatible with 2Mbps clients.

Ensure Compatibility With non-Aironet 802.11

Indicates whether it is compatible with 802.11.

Current operating frequency channel

The radio channel being used.

Radio Port Status

The operational status of the radio port.

Transmit Power (mW)

The access point's transmission power setting in milliwatts.

Encryption type

Indicates that devices using WEP are allowed to communicate with the access point.

Length of WEP key 1 through 4 (in bits)

The WEP key length.

Authentication Type - Open System

Indicates whether any device, regardless of its WEP keys, can authenticate and attempt to associate.

Authentication Type - Shared Key

Indicates whether an access point sends a query to any device attempting to associate with the access point.

Authentication Type-Cisco EAP

Indicates whether a device using EAP can authenticate and attempt to associate with the access point.

Link to the Access Point Web Page

Click to open a browser window to the AP Summary Status.


Step 6 For Fault Summary information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.

Step 7 For EAP Authentication Report, see Displaying an EAP Authentication Report.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP Associations Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP Associations Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS AP Associations Report—See Table 6-28.

Non-IOS AP Associations Report—See Table 6-29.

Table 6-28 IOS AP Associations Report 

Column
Description

Name

The wireless client's name.

IP Address

The wireless client's IP address.

MAC Address

The wireless client's MAC address.

Device Type

The wireless client device type.

Role

The role of the client device in the network.

Radio Type

The type of client radio type.

As Of

The time the client was last seen by the system.

For more information, see Time Display.


Table 6-29 Non-IOS AP Associations Report 

Column
Description

Name

The name of the client associated with the access point.

IP Address

The IP address of the wireless client.

MAC Address

The wireless client's MAC address.

Device Type

The wireless client device type.

State

The operational state of the device.

As Of

The time the device was last seen by the system.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an EAP Authentication Report

This device report lists all the authentication servers that are configured for the access point.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select EAP Authentication Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS EAP Authentication Report—See Table 6-30.

Non-IOS EAP Authentication Report—See Table 6-31.

Table 6-30 IOS EAP Authentication Report 

Column
Description

Server IP Address

The IP address of the authentication server.

Server Protocol

The protocol used by the server.

Server Priority

The priority of the server when multiple servers are configured for the same service.

Authentication Port

The port setting used by the access point and the server for authentication.


Step 5 Go to Step 6.

Table 6-31 Non-IOS EAP Authentication Report 

Column
Description

Server Name

The name of the authentication server or the IP address. The IP address is displayed if the server name is not configured or if Reverse DNS is not enabled under Administration > Discover > Discover.

Server Protocol

The protocol used by the server.

Server Priority

The priority of the server when multiple servers are configured for the same service.

Server Port

The port setting used by the access point and the server for authentication.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 6 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 7 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report

This non-IOS device report lists the Ethertype protocol filters configured on the access point.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP Ethertype Protocol Filters.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-32 AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report 

Column
Description

Filter Set Id

The identification number of the filter set.

Filter Set Name

The name of the filter set.

Default Disposition

The type of disposition configured: Forward (to forward protocol traffic, or Block (to block protocol traffic).

Filter Special Case Ethertype

The special case configuration.

Filter Special Case Disposition

The special case disposition.

Filter Special Case Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report

This non-IOS device report lists the IP protocol filters configured on the access point.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP IP Protocol Filters.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-33 AP IP Protocol Filters Report 

Column
Description

Filter Set Id

The identification number of the filter set.

Filter Set Name

The name of the filter set.

Default Disposition

The type of disposition configured: Forward (to forward protocol traffic, or Block (to block protocol traffic).

Filter Special Case IP Protocol

The special case configuration.

Filter Special Case Disposition

The special case disposition.

Filter Special Case Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report

This non-IOS device report lists the various IP port filters configured on the access point.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP IP Port Filters.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-34 AP IP Port Filters Report 

Column
Description

Filter Set Id

The identification number of the filter set.

Filter Set Name

The name of the filter set.

Default Disposition

The type of disposition configured: Forward (to forward protocol traffic, or Block (to block protocol traffic).

Filter Special Case IP Port

The special case configuration.

Filter Special Case Disposition

The special case disposition.

Filter Special Case Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP Policy Report

This non-IOS device report lists all the policy groups configured on the access point.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP Policy Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-35 AP Policy Report 

Column
Description

Policy Group Id

The identification number for the policy group.

Policy Group Name

The name of the policy group.

Ethertype Filter Id (In)

The identification number of the (receive) Ethertype filter.

Click to see the AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report.

Ethertype Filter Id (Out)

The identification number of the (transmit) Ethertype filter.

Click to see the AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report.

IP Protocol Filter Id (In)

The identification number of the (receive) IP protocol filter.

Click to see the AP Ethertype Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report.

IP Protocol Filter (Out)

The identification number of the (transmit) IP protocol filter.

Click to see the AP IP Protocol Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Protocol Filters Report.

IP Port Filter Id (In)

The identification number of the (receive) IP port filter.

Click to see the AP IP Port Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report.

IP Port Filter Id (Out)

The identification number of the (transmit) IP port filter.

Click to see the AP IP Port Filters Report—See Displaying an AP IP Port Filters Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP QoS Report

This device report displays the configured QoS parameters.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP QoS Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS AP QoS Report—See Table 6-36.

Non-IOS AP QoS Report—See Table 6-37.

Table 6-36 IOS AP QoS Report 

Column
Description

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Traffic Class

The category of traffic.

Min Contention Windex

The minimum contention window value.

Max Contention Windex

The maximum contention window value.

Fixed Time Slot

The configured time slot.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 5 Go to Step 6.

Table 6-37 Non-IOS AP QoS Report 

Column
Description

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Traffic Category

The category of traffic.

CWmin

The minimum contention window value.

CWmax

The maximum contention window value.

Generate QBSS Element

Indicates if basic 802.11 quality of service is enabled or disabled.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 6 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 7 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP SSID Report

This device report displays all the configured SSIDs (both primary and auxiliary) and their corresponding properties.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP SSID Report. Click View. The report is displayed. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS AP SSID Report—See Table 6-38.

Non-IOS AP SSID Report—See Table 6-37.

Table 6-38 IOS AP SSID Report 

Column
Description

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

VLAN ID

The VLAN identification number.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 4 Go to Step 5.

Table 6-39 Non-IOS AP SSID Report 

Column
Description

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

VLAN ID

The VLAN identification number.

VLAN Name

The VLAN name.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

Default Policy Group

The number of the default policy group (which contains access parameters).

Click to view the AP Policy Report—See Displaying an AP Policy Report.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP VLAN Report

This device report displays all the configured VLANs and their corresponding properties.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP VLAN Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS AP VLAN Report—See Table 6-40.

Non-IOS AP VLAN Report—See Table 6-41.


Note VLAN information might not be displayed if the WEP keys have not been configured in each VLAN. When the WEP keys are configured in the IOS access points, VLAN information is accessible by SNMP.


Table 6-40 IOS AP VLAN Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

Class of Service

Lists the class of service.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Table 6-41 Non-IOS AP VLAN Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

VLAN Name

The name of the VLAN.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Number of Clients Connected

The number of wireless clients connected to the device.

Priority

The priority configuration based on the traffic type.

Default Policy Group

The number of the default policy group (which contains access parameters).

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Per VLAN Client Report

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. To increase the accuracy of this report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Per VLAN Client Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed. The reports for IOS and non-IOS devices are different:

IOS Per VLAN Report—See Table 6-42.

Non-IOS Per VLAN Report—See Table 6-43.

Table 6-42 IOS Per VLAN Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

Client Name

The name of the client.

Client IP Address

The IP address of the client.

Client Type

The type of client associated to the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 5 Go to Step 6.

Table 6-43 Non-IOS Per VLAN Client Report 

Column
Description

VLAN ID

The identification number of the VLAN.

VLAN Name

The name of the VLAN.

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

Client Name

The name of the client.

Client IP Address

The IP address of the client.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

Client Type

The type of client associated to the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 6 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 7 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP Hot Standby Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP HotStandby Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-44 AP Hot Standby Report 

Column
Description

Hot StandBy

Indicates whether the access is enabled for hot standby.

Monitored AP Mac Address

The MAC address of the access point this access point is monitoring.

Note This field displays the value 000000000000 when the MAC Address has not been configured on the access point.

Monitored AP IP Address (IOS only)

The IP address of the access point this access point is monitoring.

Note This field is empty if the monitored device is not in the list of devices discovered by the WLSE.

Monitored AP Name

The name of the access point this access point is monitoring.

Note This field is empty if the monitored device is not in the list of devices discovered by the WLSE.

Polling Frequency

The frequency with which this access point is polling the monitored access point in seconds.

Polling Timeout

The amount of time in seconds that this access point waits for a response from the monitored access point before it assumes the monitored access point has malfunctioned.

Hot Standby Status

The current status of the hot standby access point: Normal, Initializing, Takeover, Stopped, Associating, RootMacFailed, InterfaceMerge, AssociationFail, EtherTestFail, RadioTestFail, or Error.

Hot Standby State

The current state of the hot standby access point: Running, Initializing, Stopped, or NotRunning.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Switch Summary Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Switch Summary Report.

Step 4 Click View. The group report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-45 Switch Summary Report 

Column
Description

System Name

The switch name.

IP Address

The switch IP address or hostname.

System Description

A description of the system.

Location

A description of the switch location.

Product Type

The switch type.

System Version

The software version on the switch.

Link to the AP and Bridge Connected

Click for details.

For more information, see Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report.


Step 5 For information on the Fault Summary table, see Viewing the Fault Status Report

Step 6 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 7 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-46 AP and Bridge Connected to Switch Report 

Column
Description

Device Port

The device port.

AP Name

The name of the access point or bridge connected to the switch.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point or bridge connected to the switch.

Status (Fault)

The fault status.

Click for details. For more information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.


Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Router Summary Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Router Summary Report.

Step 4 Click View. The group report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-47 Router Summary Report 

Column
Description

System Name

The router name.

IP Address

The router IP address.

System Description

A description of the router.

Location

The location of the router.

Product Type

The router hardware type.

System Version

The router version.


Step 5 For information on the Fault Summary table, see Viewing the Fault Status Report

Step 6 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 7 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP and Bridge Connected to Router Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP and Bridge Connected to Router Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-48 AP and Bridge Connected to Router Report 

Column
Description

Device Port

The device port.

AP Name

The name of the access point or bridge connected to the router.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point or bridge connected to the router.

Status (Fault)

The fault status.

Click for details. For more information, see Viewing the Fault Status Report.


Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Server Summary Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Summary Report for the server.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-49 Summary Report 

Column
Description

Server Name

The name of the server.

Port

The port number used for authentication.

User Name

The user name used for authentication.


Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP Usage Report

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Current. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP Usage Report.

Step 4 Click View. The report is displayed with the following headings:

Table 6-50 AP Usage Report 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.


Step 5 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 6 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying Trends

The trending reports allow you to view performance and error rates over periods of time, which you can use to analyze peak network utilization periods (see Using Trend Reports For Capacity Planning). You can view trends about the monitored access points, bridges, and servers in your network, as well as view, export, and email the reports.


Note Trending reports are not shown for routers or switches.


The frequency with which performance data is aggregated can be selected at the time you run the report. To change the default setting for the length of time the data is saved, Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.

There may be instances in which the data points on a graph do not appear at the interval you set. This occurs because the graph's contents are summarized when the space needed to show all the data is not available in the specified graph size. For example for a given date range, if there are 100 data points and only 25 can be plotted, the x-axis will be plotted for every 4th point.

Using this option, you can view the following types of trend reports:

Group Reports

Group Performance Report: RF Utilization—Displaying a Group Performance Report: RF Utilization

Group Performance Report: Ethernet Utilization—See Displaying a Group Performance Report: Ethernet Utilization

Top N Number of Associations—See Displaying a Top N Number of Associations Report

Top N Percentage Errors—See Displaying a Top N Percentage Errors Report

Access Point and Bridge Reports

AP and Bridge RF Transmission Statistics—See Displaying an AP and Bridge RF Transmission Statistics Report

AP and Bridge Ethernet Transmission Statistics—See Displaying an AP and Bridge Ethernet Transmission Statistics Report

AP and Bridge Performance: Graph—See Displaying an AP and Bridge Performance Graph

AP and Bridge Performance: Tabular—See Displaying an AP and Bridge Performance: Tabular

Top N Busiest Clients—See Displaying Top N Busiest Clients

Top N Client Error Rate—See Displaying Top N Client MIC Error Rate

Server Report

Server Response Time Graph—See Displaying a Server Response Time Graph

The folders and devices in the device selector display icons indicating the alarm status of the devices. For an explanation of the icons, see Understanding the Icons.

For information about the folders for device groups in the device selector, see System-Defined Groups.


Note Your login determines whether you can use this option.


Related Topics

Using Trend Reports For Capacity Planning

Using Trend Reports For Capacity Planning

Trend reports can help you analyze when peak network utilization occurs and make intelligent decisions about whether or not the network is supporting these peak utilizations adequately. If you see that there are a high number of errors during peak periods, or the peak periods correlate with many complaints about performance, you can take steps to improve the WLAN experience, perhaps by deploying more access points.

You can use trend reports to see which access points are most utilized, which are most underutilized, and which have the most errors. These data are useful for making intelligent decisions about the WLAN. Why is the WLAN most utilized in some areas and underutilized in others? Is it simply the location or is there another reason?

For example, in some retail and manufacturing deployments, WLAN administrators have used the WLSE trending reports to determine where the WLAN was underutilized. Using these data, they determined that the employees in these areas were inadequately trained on mobile applications. After this problem was identified and more training supplied to the employees, the WLAN administrators used the WLSE trend reports to validate that the WLAN usage patterns were consistent with expectations. This helped to maximize the return on investment of both the WLAN infrastructure and the wireless applications.

Displaying a Group Performance Report: RF Utilization

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Group Performance Report: RF Utilization.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. The table is displayed:

Table 6-51 Group Performance Report: RF Utilization 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

RF Utilization (%)

The percentage of radio frequency utilization.

Number of Associations

Shows the number of associations with clients.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

Channel Number

The channel being used.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Group Performance Report: Ethernet Utilization

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Group Performance Report: Ethernet Utilization.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. The table is displayed:

Table 6-52 Group Performance Report: Ethernet Utilization 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

Ethernet Utilization (%)

The percentage of Ethernet utilization.

Number of Associations

Shows the number of associations with clients.

SSID

The unique identifier the client device uses to associate with the access point.

Channel Number

The channel being used.


Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Top N Number of Associations Report

This report lists the top number of access points which have the highest average number of associations over the selected period of time. The minimum and maximum number of associations are also displayed.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Top N Number of Associations.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 In the N Value text box, enter the top number of associations you want to view.

Step 7 Click View. The table is displayed:

Table 6-53 Top N Number of Associations 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

Number of Clients Connected (Avg)

The average number of clients connected to the access point.

Number of Clients Connected (Min)

The minimum number of clients connected to the access point.

Number of Clients Connected (Max)

The maximum number of clients connected to the access point.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Top N Percentage Errors Report

This report lists the top number of access points which have the highest average percentage of errors. The minimum and maximum percentage of errors during the selected period of time are also displayed.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 From the device selector in the left pane, click the group folder for which you want to see a report. The right pane refreshes.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Top N Percentage Errors.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 In the N Value text box, enter the top number of errors you want to view.

Step 7 Click View. The table is displayed:

Table 6-54 Top N Percentage Errors 

Column
Description

AP Name

The name of the access point.

AP IP Address

The IP address of the access point.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

Packet Errors (Avg) (%)

The average percentage of error packets.

Packet Errors (Min) (%)

The minimum percentage of error packets.

Packet Errors (Max) (%)

The maximum percentage of error packets.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP and Bridge RF Transmission Statistics Report

This report displays the transmit and receive rates overlaid in a graph.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP and Bridge RF Transmission Statistics.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. A graph is displayed:

Table 6-55 AP and Bridge RF Transmission Statistics 

Column
Description

Transmit Rate

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of packets transmitted per second.

Receive Rate

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of packets received per second.

Packet Errors

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of error packets per number of packets.


Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP and Bridge Ethernet Transmission Statistics Report

This report displays the transmit and receive rates overlaid in a graph.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP and Bridge Ethernet Transmission Statistics.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. A graph is displayed:

Table 6-56 AP and Bridge Ethernet Transmission Statistics 

Column
Description

Transmit Rate

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of packets transmitted per second.

Receive Rate

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of packets received per second.

Packet Errors

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of error packets per number of packets.


Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP and Bridge Performance Graph

This report displays the Ethernet utilization and RF utilization overlaid in a graph.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP and Bridge Performance Graph.

Step 4 From the Start Date list, select the start date for the graph, and from the For a period of list, select the number of days.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. A graph is displayed:

Table 6-57 AP and Bridge Performance Graph 

Column
Description

Ethernet Utilization

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the percent of Ethernet utilization.

RF Utilization

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the percent of radio frequency utilization.

Number of Associations

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the number of client associations


Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying an AP and Bridge Performance: Tabular

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select AP and Bridge Performance: Tabular.

Step 4 From the Start Date list, select the start date for the graph, and from the For a period of list, select the number of days.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. The report is displayed:

Table 6-58 AP and Bridge Performance: Tabular 

Column
Description

IP Address

The IP address of the access point or bridge.

As Of

The time the WLSE polled information from the device.

For more information, see Time Display.

Number of Associations

The number of client associations.

Ethernet Utilization (%)

The amount of Ethernet utilization.

RF Interface

The radio interface name.

RF Utilization (%)

The amount of radio frequency utilization.


Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying Top N Busiest Clients

This report lists the top number of busiest clients in terms of average bit rate as perceived by the access point for the selected period of time. The minimum and maximum bit rates for the clients are also displayed.

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. If 0 (zero) values are displayed in the report or if you want to increase the accuracy of the report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Top N Busiest Clients.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 In the N Value text box, enter the top number of clients you want to view.

Step 7 Click View. The table is displayed:

Table 6-59 Top N Busiest Clients 

Column
Description

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

Bit Rate (Avg) (in kbps)

The average bit rate for the client.

Bit Rate (Min) (in kbps)

The minimum bit rate for the client.

Bit Rate (Max) (in kbps)

The maximum bit rate for the client.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying Top N Client MIC Error Rate

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. To increase the accuracy of this report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

This report lists the top number of clients in terms of Message Integrity Check (MIC) rate as perceived by the access point for the selected period of time.

This report is for IOS access points only.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Top N Client MIC Error Rate.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 In the N Value text box, enter the top number of clients you want to view.

Step 7 Click View. The report is displayed.


Note Values such as MIC Error Rate might display empty because, when queried, access points sometimes return null values for the cDot11Client counters.


Table 6-60 IOS Top N Client MIC Error Rate 

Column
Description

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

MIC Error Rate (Avg)
(per second)

The average value of the rate of Message Integrity Check (MIC) errors recorded for the client.

MIC Error Rate (Min)
(per second)

The minimum value of the rate of Message Integrity Check (MIC) errors recorded for the client.

MIC Error Rate (Max)
(per second)

The maximum value of the rate of Message Integrity Check (MIC) errors recorded for the client.


.

For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying Top N Client Bit Error Rate

Wireless client polling frequency is set to 51 minutes by default. To increase the accuracy of this report, increase the polling frequency. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Caution Increasing the polling frequency could have an effect on performance.

This report lists the top number of clients in terms of bit error rate as perceived by the access point for the selected period of time.

This report is for non-IOS access points only.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Top N Client Error Rate.

Step 4 From the Start Date and End Date lists, select the start date and end date for the period of time for which you want trending information.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 In the N Value text box, enter the top number of clients you want to view.

Step 7 Click View. The report is displayed.

Table 6-61 Non-IOS Top N Client Bit Error Rate 

Column
Description

Client MAC Address

The MAC address of the client.

Bit Error Rate (Avg) (in kbps)

The average bit error rate for the client.

Bit Error Rate (Min) (in kbps)

The minimum bit error rate for the client.

Bit Error Rate (Max) (in kbps)

The maximum bit error rate for the client.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 8 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 9 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Displaying a Server Response Time Graph

This graph plots the response time of the server over the period of time specified.

Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Trends. The window refreshes with a device selector in the left pane.

Step 2 Search for a device or select the device for which you want a report from the device selector in the left pane. For information on how to search or use the device selector, see Using the Device Selector and Search.

Step 3 From the Report Name list, select Server Response Time Graph.

Step 4 From the Start Date list, select the start date for the graph, and from the For a period of list, select the number of days.

Step 5 From the Frequency list, select the frequency with which you want the performance data aggregated. For example, if you choose hourly, the information displayed will be one hour's aggregation of data.

Step 6 Click View. The following report displays:

Table 6-62 Server Response Time Graph 

Column
Description

Server Response Time

The x-axis displays the time intervals.

The y-axis displays the response time in milliseconds.


Step 7 To export the report, click Export. See Exporting a Report.

Step 8 To email the report, click Email Report. See Emailing a Report.


Exporting a Report


Step 1 Click Export. An Export window appears.

Step 2 From the Output Format list, select the format in which you want the file exported: CSV, PDF, or XML.

Step 3 Click Submit. A window opens in the requested format and displays the output.


Emailing a Report

All reports can be exported via email. These reports can be mailed on-demand, as one-time scheduled jobs, or at recurring intervals. Although IT policies vary depending on the deployment environment, consider scheduling weekly email exports of trending reports and exporting inventory reports as needed. For example, some of the security configuration inventory reports might be exported on a monthly basis as part of an ongoing security audit.

Before You Begin

Configure the mailroute so that the WLSE knows where to send the e-mails. Enter the mail server hostname or IP address by selecting Administration > Appliance > Configure Mailroute.

Procedure


Step 1 Click Email Report. A the right pane refreshes with an Email properties dialog box.

Step 2 Enter the following:


Tip If email notification is not working, you may need to configure the mailroute by selecting Administration > Appliance > Configure Mailroute.


Field
Description

To

Enter the email address of the person to whom you want to send the report. An entry in this field is required.

Cc

Enter email addresses of persons that you want to copy on the email.

Subject

Enter a subject for the email.

Attachment Type

From the list, select the format in which you would like the report sent: CSV, PDF, or XML.

CSV and XML formats are designed to be used by automated tools.

Message

Enter any message you would like to send.


Step 3 To cancel the email, click Cancel.

Step 4 To send the email immediately, click Send Now.

Step 5 To schedule the email for later:

a. Click Schedule. The schedule job dialog box appears.

b. Enter the following:

Field
Description

Job Name

Enter a name for the job.

For more information, see Naming Guidelines.

Specify the Days Worth or Report Data

Enter the number of days for which you want data emailed.

Note This entry is applicable to Trends reports only.

Start Date

From the list, select the date you would like to send the email.

Start Time

From the list, select the time you would like to send the email.

Repeat

Enable

Check if you want to set up a scheduled job that periodically sends email.

Every

From the list, select the period of time you would like the email sent.


Step 6 Do one of the following:

Click Cancel to cancel the schedule.

Click Finish to complete scheduling. You receive a confirmation message that your email has been scheduled.

Step 7 To view, delete, or edit the scheduled email jobs, see Scheduling Email Jobs


Scheduling Email Jobs

This window allows you to view information about email jobs you have scheduled. It also allows you to delete them and edit them.

The length of time job data is retained is 30 days by default. To change the default setting, select Devices > Discover > Inventory > Polling.


Note Your login determines whether you can use this option.


Procedure


Step 1 Select Reports > Scheduled Email Jobs. The Email Jobs window appears.

Field
Description

Job Name

The name of the job.

For more information, see Naming Guidelines.

Recurring

Indicates whether it is a recurring job.

Next Schedule

Indicates when the job runs again.


For information on how to sort table data, see Sorting Table Data.

Step 2 To delete a job, select it, then click Delete Email Job.

Step 3 To view an email job, select it, then click View Email Job. See Viewing Email Job Details.

Step 4 To edit a job, select it, then click Edit Email Job. See Editing an Email Job.


Viewing Email Job Details

The following tables are displayed in a window when you select a job in Reports > Scheduled Email Jobs, then click View Email Job.

Report Properties

Column
Description

User Name

The name of the user who scheduled the job.

Report Type

The report type.

Report Name

The report name.


Email Properties

Column
Description

To

The username of the person to whom the report is being emailed.

Cc

The username of the person to whom the report is being copied.

Subject

The email subject.

Email Format

The format in which the report is being emailed.

Body

The text entered into the body of the email.


Schedule Properties

Column
Description

Email Job Name

The name of the email job.

Start Date

The date the report is emailed.

Frequency

The frequency with which the report is to be emailed.


Editing an Email Job

Procedure


Step 1 Click Edit Email Report. The selected email job is displayed.

Step 2 Change any of the following email properties:

Field
Description

To

Edit the email address of the person to whom you want to send the report. An entry in this field is required.

Cc

Edit email addresses of persons that you want to copy on the email.

Subject

Edit the subject for the email.

Attachment Type

From the list, select the format in which you would like the report sent: CSV, PDF, or XML.

Message

Edit any message you would like to send.



Tip If email notification is not working, you may need to configure the mailroute by selecting Administration > Appliance > Configure Mailroute.


Step 3 Change any part of the following email schedule:

Field
Description

Start Date

Edit the date the report is emailed.

Start Time

Edit the time the report is emailed.

Repeat

Change the setting for scheduling a recurring job by deselecting or selecting the checkbox.

Every

Change the period of time you want the email sent.


Step 4 Click Save to save your edits, or Cancel to discard them.


Exporting URL-Based Report Data


Note This procedure can only be performed by the system administrator with the username admin.


Procedure


Step 1 After you have logged in to the WLSE, enter the following URL in your browser:

http://{WLSE name:port | ipaddress:port}/servlet/com.cisco.nm.wlse.util.WLSEReportsExportServlet?{parameters}

The parameters are as follows and are case sensitive:

reporttype={Wireless Client | group | device}

id={group name | client macaddress | device name | device ip address}

family= {Router | Switch | AccessPoint | IOSAccessPoint | Wireless Client | EAP | RADIUS | PEAP | EAP-MD5 | group}

reportName ={name} Enter the name of the report.

filetype= {csv | xml | pdf}

reportcategory={current | trends}

tzOffset={time}The time zone offset in minutes for GMT/UTC. Add a + (plus) or - (minus) as appropriate. For example, -300 minutes means 5 hours.

For trend reports, you must add the following parameters:

startdate={YYYY-MM-DD-hh-mm-ss}

enddate={YYYY-MM-DD-hh-mm-ss}


Note The start date and end date are interpreted relative to the time zone offset provided.


topNVal This is required only to display Top N Reports.

DataFrequency={Hourly | Weekly | Daily | Monthly}


An example of a URL to generate CSV output for Group Performance Report: RF Utilization, for a group of 350 access points, with start date and time of July 21 00:00:00 GMT+05:30 2003, and an end date and time of July 21 23:59:59 GMT+05:30 2003 is as follows:

http://172.10.29.117:1741/servlet/com.cisco.nm.wlse.util.WLSEReportsEx
portServlet?id=350%20AP&reporttype=group&family=group&reportName=Group
%20Performance%20Report%20%3A%20RF%20Utilization&tzOffset=330&filetype
=csv&reportcategory=trends&stdate=2003-7-21-00-00-00&enddate=2003-7-21
-23-59-59