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Banned Device List

To create and manage a list of banned APs and banned clients, select Configuration > WIPS > Banned Device List.

Devices on the Banned Device List generate event alerts, but are not classified as rogue devices.

Create Banned AP list

You can add the wireless MAC addresses of APs that are blacklisted in your organization. If APs with these MAC addresses become visible, the system generates an alert.

You can enter individual AP MAC addresses or import a list of banned APs.

To add an individual AP MAC address:

  1. Select Configuration > WIPS > Banned Device List.
  2. Expand the Banned AP List.
  3. Click Add MAC Address.
  4. Click Add MAC Address under Banned AP list and type the MAC Address of a banned AP.

You can also import a list of AP MAC addresses from a file. The file that contains the list of AP MAC addresses must be a .csv file.

To import a file containing a list of AP MAC addresses:

  1. Select Configuration > WIPS > Banned Device List.
  2. Expand the Banned AP List.
  3. Click Add MAC Address.
  4. Click File Upload.
  5. Click Choose File to choose the file and then click Upload to upload the selected file.
  6. Click Add to add the imported AP MAC addresses to the banned device list.

Create Banned Client list

You can define the wireless MAC addresses of clients that are blacklisted in your organization. For example, these MAC addresses could belong to laptops of employees who are no longer with the organization. If APs with these MAC addresses become visible, an alert is generated.

You can add individual client MAC addresses or to import a list of banned clients.

To add an individual client MAC address:

  1. Select Configuration > WIPS > Banned Device List.
  2. Expand the Banned Client List.
  3. Click Add MAC Address.
  4. Click Add Device link to add a MAC address manually.
  5. Enter the MAC address to add.
  6. Click Add to add the devices to the banned device list.

You can also import a list of client MAC addresses. The file that contains the list of client MAC addresses must be a .csv file.

To import a file containing a list of client MAC addresses:

  1. Select Configuration > WIPS > Banned Device list.
  2. Expand the Banned Client List.
  3. Click Add MAC Address.
  4. Click File Upload.
  5. Click Choose File to choose the file and then click Upload to upload the selected file.
  6. Click Add to add the imported client MAC addresses to the banned device list.

Delete Banned Device

  1. Select Configuration > WIPS > Banned Device list.
  2. Click the Delete link for the device to delete.
  3. Click Yes to confirm.

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