WLAN Appliance - log configuration - Send station session events to NetSight option

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Hi,

how does the controller know about my Netsight = to which IP the station events are sent to as there is no field to let the controller know about my Netsight IP.

Or is the text field just missleading and should be worded "Send station session events to SNMP trap receiver" and the trap receiver is set in the SNMP settings.

Thanks,
Ron

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Could they be sent via the secure connection? That's the only place in my configuration I can see the IP address of my NetSight server in the EWC configuration. I don't have any SNMP traps configured.
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Done some more testing and my conclusion is that you need to set the Netsight IP as trap receiver in the SNMP settings.

No clue where the session events should be visible in Netsight with only "send station session events to Netsight" enabled, I don't see them.

Only if I enable "forward station events as traps" I'd see the events in the Netsight Console traps tab.

Very confusing..... so just enable everything and set Netsigth as SNMP trap receiver to make sure you get the traps.
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Have you looked in NetSight/Wireless/Clients/Client Events? That's where I get the events. I do have "Forward station session events as traps" ticked, although no SNMP trap destination explicitly configured.
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i have currently the same question ...

Unfortunately manuals does not telling anything:


But getting WLAN station events as a trap - mixed with Switche emergency traps is not acceptable for me.

I would prefer seeing station events as syslog messages in netsight but in a separate syslog folder in netsight console - i hope this will work.

Regards,
Matthias
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Hi Ron,

to clarify this button "Send Station events to Netsigth" i open up a case.

GTAC tell me that events are seen in NAC Manager. (That' s surprise - but fit to my experience).

So i guess every roaming will do a RADIUS Accounting message to NAC to make this possible.
(if you enable Accounting to the regarding VNS ...)

But GTAC clarifies this for me.

(And hopefully someone update the manual - making cases because of insufficient manual entries obsolete ...)
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To tell the true ... I don't buy that story.

NAC shows end-system events but not station events, that is a complete different thing.
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You are right - but this is teh meaning of "Send Station events to Netsigth" - all the WLAN related information is lost - only the roaming - the move along the APs is shown.

i think the best way is to do both - following basic roaming information directly in NAC AND forward all station event information via syslog into Netsigth Console (with a sep. Folder).


It is a little bit painful that i have to make sure that this all works together - from a enterprise solution is expect that this is been done by the vendor ...

Regards,
Matthias