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David Coleman, Aerohive Global Training Manager

David Coleman is a wireless security/networking trainer and consultant. For the past ten years, David has instructed IT professionals from around the globe in wireless networking administration, wireless security, and wireless frame analysis.The company he founded, AirSpy Networks, specialized in...

New CWNA Study Guide edition hits the shelves

After many months of work, the 4th edition of the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) Official Study Guide is available. Writing a book is a time-consuming and often aggravating process. However, whenever the finished edition arrives at my doorstep, I always react like Steve Martin does...

Getting Started with HiveManager

Locating Documentation and Video Training, Connecting APs to your network, and a quick note about AP350 antennas.

How to deploy controller-less Wi-Fi: HiveManager Express Mode: Viewing active clients

In the seventh installment of our “Aerohive Getting Started” series on how to deploy Aerohive controller-less Wi-Fi, we cover the next step, viewing active clients and using client monitor. This video follows our six previous videos — (1) Introduction and Resources, (2) First Time Access to MyHive...

How to set up Guest WLANs 101

This is the first in a series on setting up a guest WLAN. Many studies have shown that providing wireless LAN (WLAN) guest access is beneficial to your business. Improved Productivity: Customers and contractors often need access to the Internet to accomplish job-related duties. If customers and...

Getting Started with HiveManager: Bell And Whistles, Part 1

In our training classes, we often talk about the fact that Aerohive Networks has thousands of “bells and whistles” available when deploying our access points, branch routers, and other devices on your wireless LAN. Because Aerohive offers a vast array of “bells and whistles,” our cooperative-control...

Bonjour Gateways – Cross Subnet Communication

This is the second in a two-part series of blogs about configuring, troubleshooting, and using the Aerohive Bonjour Gateway. Apple’s Bonjour protocol can locate devices such as printers, Apple TVs, computers, and the services that those devices offer on a local network using multicast Domain Name...

How to deploy controller-less Wi-Fi: HiveManager Express Mode - connect an iPhone to a guest SSID

In the sixth installment of our “Aerohive Getting Started” series on how to deploy Aerohive controller-less Wi-Fi, we cover the next step, connecting an iPhone to a guest SSID on an Aerohive AP. This video follows our five previous videos — (1) Introduction and Resources, (2) First Time Access to...

How to deploy controller-less Wi-Fi: HiveManager Express Mode - uploading the configuration to APs

In the fifth installment of our “Aerohive Getting Started” series on how to deploy Aerohive controller-less Wi-Fi, we cover the next step, uploading the configuration to APs, using HiveManager Express Mode. This video follows our four previous videos — (1) Introduction and Resources, (2) First Time...

Bonjour Gateways Galore

  This is the first in a series of two blogs about configuring, troubleshooting, and using the Aerohive Bonjour Gateway. As most of you already know, Aerohive Networks released the very first Bonjour Gateway solution that allows devices to access Bonjour-capable network services across...

How to deploy controller-less Wi-Fi: HiveManager Express Mode - defining a simple guest SSID

In the fourth installment of our “Aerohive Getting Started” series on how to deploy Aerohive controller-less Wi-Fi – WLAN Deployments Using HiveManager Express Mode - Define a Simple Guest SSID – we tell you how to create a simple open Guest SSID using a captive web portal for use policy on your...