In release 8.1 of the
Wireless LAN Controller, a new Dashboard interface is introduced when
initiating a Web UI connectivity to the controller. Previously, when connecting
to the controller Management Interface, the user was able to see a summary of
the controller monitor interface. In the web browser, enter the IP address of
the management interface as previously configured and enter the admin
credentials that were created earlier, that is, Login Name:
In release 8.1, a
new interface is added to present the system administrator with additional
practical at glance information. This new Monitoring interface contains several
Dashboards and monitoring options. Upon connecting to the controller management
Summary page is first displayed. The administrator can spend some time to
explore this page, and then log into the WLC to access web UI and dashboard.
As shown in the
left pane, the Monitoring interface allows you to choose
Practices. Network Summary has additional submenus to monitor the access
points and clients.
The following is a
screenshot from the
submenu, where the monitoring page displays information about 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
access points. The information gives the administrator a Bird’s Eye view on the
access point's valuable details.
Dashboard, charts are displayed about various AP performance statistics,
such as Channel Utilization - Top APs, Interference - Top APs, Client Load -
Top APs, and Coverage Bottom APs.
Few additional icons
are available in the upper right corner of the dashboard as in the following
to view the additional options.
to view the legacy controller interface as shown in the following figure.
icon takes you back to the Dashboard Monitoring interface.
the information about: