Kiwire™ 2.0

NAS

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Build 9 Updates*

*This article has been updated to include Build 9 properties. Older versions might require an update if you cannot find certain functions written below.

A NAS are network gateway equipment that control user access to network, Kiwire™ is an advanced intelligent AAA with captive portal management platform, NAS will be managed by Kiwire™ to perform network authentications for users and captive portal. Kiwire™ are compatible with following popular NAS equipment brands such as:

  • Aruba
  • Mikrotik
  • Ruckus Scz
  • Zebbra
  • Ubiquiti UAP
  • CMCC
  • Meraki
  • Huawei
  • Fortigate
  • WifiDog
  • Xirrus
  • Chilispot
  • Ruijie wireless network range
  • Nomadix
  • Sundray
  • and other radius compliant NAS

The number of NAS device allow to add to Kiwire™ platform are base on your license purchased. Kiwire™ is able to unify multiple hardware vendors and legacy networks to a centrally managed Wi-Fi platform

Manage NAS

To access NAS module go to Devices > NAS, for instruction on adding respective NAS to Kiwire™ please refer to Device/Equipment setup guide.

The listed fields and its meaning are:

Field Meaning & Function
NAS ID Identity of the NAS equipment
IP ADDR IP address of the NAS equipment
Type Model of the NAS equipment
Location Location of NAS equipment
Description Remark or description of NAS equipment
Action Edit or delete the account and Set Cloud ID

 

Add / Edit Single NAS device

Use the “Add NAS” button to add a new NAS device, to edit click on the edit icon on NAS row from the NAS device listing. Fill up the field with the relevant information.

Field Function
Device Type Select the relevant NAS device type, if unsure please select the default “Mikrotik” as device type.
NAS Identifier A unique name to identify the NAS equipment.
Note: Mikrotik NAS, please use device identity
IP Address IP address of the NAS devices
*Note its important to put in the correct
IP Address of the NAS as it use as part of authentication. Kiwire™ will reject unknown IP NAS device IP address as well as advance feature that utilize COA (change of authority)
Shared Secret Key The Secret password that the NAS will use to communicate with Kiwire™.
COA Port The change of authority (COA) listening port of the NAS device, this is use for sending disconnect user command or change profile on the fly for user. Default port is 3799.
NAS Username The administrator username that is use to manage and monitor the NAS
NAS password The password for the administrator username used.
Address The postal address of the NAS equipment is located, this is use for
Map monitoring function as well
Description The Description of the NAS equipment
Community Community string to allow SNMP access to this device
SNMPV The device SNMP version
MIB Management Information Base (MIB) to be use in the SNMP request

Import NAS

Kiwire™ NAS module also come with add NAS device in bulk function, which provide you capability to add hundred or thousand of NAS devices at one go. To access it click on the “Import NAS” button. The import NAS from CSV file screen will be displayed.

Please download the sample CSV file template via “click here to download sample template” link, a sample CSV file will be available for download, fill up the CSV file with your spreadsheet editor upload back to the Import NAS function.

Device: Huawei / Sundray devices

A new supported NAS device has been added for Huawei and Sundray. You can now select either options under Devices > NAS > Add NAS > Device type.

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