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Overview: Cisco Wireless Network Management Suite 1.0

Overview: Cisco Wireless Network Management Suite 1.0


Cisco Wireless Network Management Suite 1.0 (CWNMS 1.0) is a client/server based network management application suite for Broadband Fixed Wireless (BBFW) deployments, and consists of Cisco uBR7200 series universal broadband routers and variant head ends, and Cisco 26xx and Cisco 36xx series customer premise routers. With CWNMS 1.0 you can:

CWNMS 1.0 is packaged with:

Components of CWNMS

CiscoView Wireless provides:

Figure 1: Typical Application of the Cisco Wireless Network Management Suite 1.0

Product Features

With the Autodiscovery feature of the CWNMS 1.0, you can locate devices installed on the network, automatically deploy them, and discover each subscriber unit under each Cisco uBR7200 series universal broadband router.

Cisco Wireless Manager integrates fault management with Cisco Element Management Framework3.x (Cisco EMF 3.x), so that you can use the Events Browser and Alarm Management features.

Refer to the Cisco EMF/EM documentation for details.

You can perform device-specific configurations with CiscoView Wireless. You can start CiscoView Wireless for head-ends and subscriber units.

Refer to the CiscoView Wireless Quick Reference Guidefor details.

CWNMS 1.0 provides security management on the Cisco uBR7200 series universal broadband routers. You can use the CEMF launchpad to create and set the User Name and Password Authentication feature.

Refer to the CEMF User Guide for details.

You can also use the CiscoWorks 2000 server security features to create users who can access devices with CiscoView Wireless.

You can obtain graphical and tabular performance reports for the point-to-multipoint wireless system and for all the routers deployed under a site, which include uBR, SU, upstream, and downstream SID report.

You can obtain detailed realtime performance data and graphs for head-ends and subscriber units through CiscoView Wireless.

You can obtain uBR inventory reports from the CWNMS 1.0 that include IOS versions of uBR, environmental statistics, Flash files, and Flash devices.

With the software download feature, you can upgrade software images of wireless subscriber units in batch mode, download images on demand or on a scheduled basis, and obtain summary reports.

With the troubleshooting tool, you can ping SU MAC/IP to test connectivity between a uBR and an SU, and use the Cisco Broadband Troubleshooter to detect subscriber units with provisioning and link-related problems by using uBR Flaplist Analysis.

CiscoView Wireless provides the facility to monitor and operate redundant head-ends.

Refer to the CiscoView Wireless Quick Reference Guide for details.

Getting Started

Note   If you are using the minimum system requirements as listed in Cisco Wireless Manager 1.0 Users' Guide and CiscoView Wireless Quick Reference Guide, Cisco recommends that you install Cisco Wireless Manager and CiscoView Wireless on two separate machines.

Install the Cisco Wireless Network Management Suite 1.0 in the following order:

    1. CiscoView Wireless

    2. Cisco Broadband Troubleshooter

    3. Cisco Wireless Manager

For complete installation instructions, refer to the individual documentation for each component that ships as part of the CWNMS 1.0 package.

Obtaining Documentation

The following sections provide sources for obtaining documentation from Cisco Systems.

World Wide Web

You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at the following sites:

Documentation CD-ROM

Cisco documentation and additional literature are available in a CD-ROM package, which ships with your product. The Documentation CD-ROM is updated monthly and may be more current than printed documentation. The CD-ROM package is available as a single unit or as an annual subscription.

Ordering Documentation

Cisco documentation is available in the following ways:

Documentation Feedback

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Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco provides as a starting point for all technical assistance. Customers and partners can obtain documentation, troubleshooting tips, and sample configurations from online tools. For registered users, additional troubleshooting tools are available from the TAC website. is the foundation of a suite of interactive, networked services that provides immediate, open access to Cisco information and resources at anytime, from anywhere in the world. This highly integrated Internet application is a powerful, easy-to-use tool for doing business with Cisco. provides a broad range of features and services to help customers and partners streamline business processes and improve productivity. Through, you can find information about Cisco and our networking solutions, services, and programs. In addition, you can resolve technical issues with online technical support, download and test software packages, and order Cisco learning materials and merchandise. Valuable online skill assessment, training, and certification programs are also available.

Customers and partners can self-register on to obtain additional personalized information and services. Registered users can order products, check on the status of an order, access technical support, and view benefits specific to their relationships with Cisco.

To access, go to the following website:

Technical Assistance Center

The Cisco TAC website is available to all customers who need technical assistance with a Cisco product or technology that is under warranty or covered by a maintenance contract.

Contacting TAC by Using the Cisco TAC Website

If you have a priority level 3 (P3) or priority level 4 (P4) problem, contact TAC by going to the TAC website:

P3 and P4 level problems are defined as follows:

In each of the above cases, use the Cisco TAC website to quickly find answers to your questions.

To register for, go to the following website:

If you cannot resolve your technical issue by using the TAC online resources, registered users can open a case online by using the TAC Case Open tool at the following website:

Contacting TAC by Telephone

If you have a priority level 1(P1) or priority level 2 (P2) problem, contact TAC by telephone and immediately open a case. To obtain a directory of toll-free numbers for your country, go to the following website:

P1 and P2 level problems are defined as follows:

This document is to be used in conjunction with the Cisco Wireless Manager Users' Guide, Cisco Broadband Troubleshooter Users' Guide, and CiscoView Wireless Quick Reference Guide publications.

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