Enterprise Networking: MERU E(z)RF Service Assurance Monitors WLAN Performance

 
 
By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2010-05-03
 
 
 

MERU E(z)RF Service Assurance Monitors WLAN Performance

by Andrew Garcia

MERU E(z)RF Service Assurance Monitors WLAN Performance

Health Check Status

Admins can quickly scan health check performance against the baseline results. When setting up the health check, admins designate the bad and fair thresholds as a percentage of baseline performance.

Health Check Status

Tale of Two Sweeps

Two sweeps with dramatically different results, showing the detailed report of the imapct a single in-use microwave oven can have on network performance.

Tale of Two Sweeps

Troubleshooting Errors

Detail logs can help troubleshoot problems around the network. Here we see the results of antenna problems on one AP.

Troubleshooting Errors

DHCP Troubleshooting

Although other tools in the network management arsenal likely do this already, the Software Assurance module can also diagnose network DHCP issues.

DHCP Troubleshooting

Logs

Adminstrators can sift through log reports to isolate the client AP and servicing AP in a faltering connection.

Logs

Heatmap

Administrators can attach a floormap to the Network Manager module enable the visualization tools within the Service Assurance Module.

Heatmap

Clone Baselines

Health checks will run the same checks as done in the baseline. To limit what networks are tested in a sweep, I needed to clone a baseline to be able to de-select APs or ESSIDs.

Clone Baselines

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