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Aerohive

Aerohive AP configuration instructions (applies to HiveManager NG 6.4r1 and newer versions)
Hive Manager Connect version is not supported.

Log in to the HiveManager NG interface

Go to Configure → Network Policies → Add Network Policy
Configure New Policy
Wireless
checked
Switches
unchecked
Routing
unchecked
Policy name
type in your chosen name, for example “SocialWiFi Guest” (users will not see this name)
Save
​
In the Wireless Networks tab → Add → All other Networks (standard)
Name (SSID)
your network name
Broadcast Name
this is the network name that the users will see
SSID Authentication
Open (unsecured)
Enable Captive Web Portal
On
User Auth on Captive Web Portal
checked
Choose Authentication Type
Redirect to External URL for Authentication
Send Client's Requested URL in Clear Text
checked
Default Captive Web Portal → Add
Name
socialwifi
Captive Web Portal
checked
Login URL
http://login.socialwifi.com
Password Encryption
No Encryption
Authentication Method
PAP
Success Page
Off
Redirect clients after a successful login attempt
checked
To the initial page
checked
Failure Page
Off
Redirect clients after a failed login attempt
checked
To the login page
checked
Walled Garden → Add
Web
checked
Paste the domains below into the text field
Mandatory
login.socialwifi.com
sw-login.com
Facebook remarketing pixel
connect.facebook.net
www.facebook.com
Google remarketing tag
www.googletagmanager.com
www.googleadservices.com
googleads.g.doubleclick.net
YouTube widget on login pages
*.youtube.com
*.ytimg.com
*.googlevideo.com
yt3.ggpht.com
Google login
accounts.google.com
ssl.gstatic.com
fonts.gstatic.com
fonts.google.com
accounts.youtube.com
*.googleapis.com
apis.google.com
You must also add your regional domain for “accounts.google.com”, for example “accounts.google.co.uk” if you are in the UK
Facebook login
facebook.com
*.facebook.com
*.fbcdn.net
Twitter login
twitter.com
api.twitter.com
*.twimg.com
LinkedIn login
linkedin.com
*.linkedin.com
*.licdn.com

Authenticate via RADIUS Server

  • Default RADIUS Server Group – press +
In the Configure RADIUS Servers window:
RADIUS Server Group Name
SocialWiFi
Check EXTERNAL RADIUS SERVER and press +
​
Name
swradius
IP/Host Name
press + and choose “IP Address”
In the New IP Address or Host Name window:
Name
swradius
IP Address
35.205.62.147
Save IP
​
In the previous window:
Server Type:
Check Authentication Port
31812
Check Accounting Port
31813
Shared Secret
paste in the Radius Secret located in Access Points tab
Save External RADIUS
​
In the Configure RADIUS Servers window check “swradius” on the list and press SAVE RADIUS
In the Wireless Networks tab press SAVE
In the Deploy Policy select your chosen AP and press UPLOAD

Adding the Access Point’s MAC to Social WiFi dashboard

In the MONITOR tab press “Column Picker” next to the “Update Devices” button and highlight the MAC Address
A “MAC Address” column should show up on the AP list.
Copy the MAC Address of each AP that you want to add to the system and add it in the Social WiFi panel in the “Access Points” tab, press “Add” (upper right corner), paste the MAC address you copied into the form (adding a name is optional) and click “Create”.
You are now ready to test your new network by connecting to it through the configured Access Point.
Last modified 30d ago