Manual:Status/Network Status

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Network

This section displays the status of the LAN and WAN networks.

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Status: Shows summaries of the interfaces for the LAN and WAN zones. This may include uptime, MAC address, protocol, bytes and packets received by the device, bytes and packets transmitted by the device, and its IPv4 address.

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DHCP Leases

This section shows a table of MAC and IP addresses of connected computers with static DHCP leases. They are specified in the

Network ➤ Interfaces ➤ LAN ➤ Static Leases

section of the device's configuration web page. More information in The Network Tab

Wireless

The wireless chipset model is shown in the little box on the left e.g. QCA9882 802.11ac/an Radio. This box can be removed for OEM customers.

The word AP in the small callout box means that the radio is operating in the Access Point (AP) mode. If the word is CPE, it means that the radio is operating as a customer-premises equipment (CPE) i.e. a station. The word X is shown if the radio is disabled.

Wireless (for AP Mode)

The Wireless section in the Status ➤ Overview page shows a summary of the wireless parameters. The following describes the parameters when the device is in the AP mode.

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The word AP in the small callout box means that the radio is operating in the Access Point (AP) mode. If the word is CPE, it means that the radio is operating as a customer-premises equipment (CPE) i.e. a station.

The word X is shown if the radio is disabled.

Wireless (for AP Mode)

The Wireless section in the Status ➤ Overview page shows a summary of the wireless parameters. The following describes the parameters when the device is in the AP mode.

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Link Status (for Station Mode)

This section only applies if the device operates as an 802.11 station.

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The Link Status section.

In the Link Status section on the Status ➤ Overview web page, the value in the top left box denotes the current received signal strength e.g. -48 dBm. The box directly below it shows the current TX-CCQ (transmission client connection quality) e.g. 71 %. The bottom left box shows a realtime graph of the received signal strength over the last 60 seconds. The box directly to its right shows a realtime graph of the TX-CCQ over the past 60 seconds. On the right of this section, there are 3 vertical bars. Each bar shows the current received signal strength of each antenna e.g. -53 dBm, -44 dBm, and -48 dBm. If the radio has only 2 antennas, the third vertical bar is given a default value of -95 dBm.

Enable Alignment Buzzer: When enabled, the board would continually emit beeping sounds to indicate the received signal strength. This is currently available on the WPJ344 and the WPJ342 boards with a buzzer.

Every 3 seconds, the board would emit a number of beeps (1 to 4) in quick succession. The number of beeps is the same as the number of lighted Signal strength indicator LEDs. See Section 3.6 on LED Configuration. Just like for the LEDs, more beeps indicate a higher received signal strength.

This is useful for a person aligning directional antennas at a height, in an outdoor scenario, if the LEDs are not visible. Another person on the ground could adjust the threshold values for the LEDs. There is some delay before the received signal strength gets reported by the alignment buzzer.

To turn off the beeping sounds, click the button “Disable Alignment Buzzer”.

Note:Buzzer feature is subjected to hardware configuration

Wireless (for Station Mode)

The following describes the parameters for a device operating in Station mode.

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A summary in the Wireless section for a device operating as an 802.11 station.

SSID: Displays the name of the wireless network that this station should be associated with.
Mode: This is 'Client' if the device is in Station mode or in Station WDS mode.
Channel: Shows the channel number and frequency that this station is using. Normally, it would automatically select the same channel as the AP.
Bitrate: This is the maximum bitrate supported by the radio in the current configuration.
MAC-Address: States the MAC address of the device's radio.
BSSID: This is the MAC address of the AP's radio.
Encryption: Displays the wireless encryption used.
ACK Timeout: Shows the maximum acknowledgment time in microseconds.
DFS Status: If DFS is enabled, the AP automatically switches channel if radar is detected on the current channel.
TX-CCQ: Displays the transmission quality in %. A higher percentage means a better wireless connection quality.
RX Rate: Shows the receive bit rate of this station.
TX Rate: Shows the transmit bit rate of this station.

Associated Stations (for AP Mode)

This section shows the connected devices, if the router is in the AP mode.

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List of Associated Stations.

If there are no associated stations, the text “No information available” is displayed. The parameters shown are as follows:

MAC-Address: Displays the MAC address of the station's radio.
Network: States the name of the wireless network.
Device Name: Shows the name of the station.
Last IP: States the most recent IP address of the station as seen by the router.
Signal: Displays the received signal strength from the station e.g. -31 dBm.
Signal/Chains: Shows the received signal strengths from the station on each antenna e.g. -52, -35, -34 dBm. 
The value of -95 dBm is taken to mean “no antenna” if the radio has only 2 antennas.
Noise: Displays the received noise power at the AP.
TX Rate: Shows the transmit bit rate from the AP towards this station.
RX Rate: Shows the receive bit rate at the AP from this station.
TX-CCQ: Indicates the wireless connection quality.