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How to use the Wireless WLAN Scheduler script to change WLAN status

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TitleHow to use the Wireless WLAN Scheduler script to change WLAN status
Objective
Procedure to use the Wireless WLAN scheduler script to enable or disable WLANs.
Environment
  • NetSight
  • OneView
  • Extreme Management Center
  • IdentiFi Wireless
Procedure
***Define the Script task***

1. Start OneView.
2. Change to the Administration tab.
3. Change to the Scripting tab and select Scripts.
4. Right click on the Wireless WLAN Scheduler and select Run Script.
5. Select the wireless controllers that you want to run the script against and move them to the right window.
6. Click the Next button.
7. Select the status that you want to set and enter the names of the WLANs that you want to change.
8. Click the Next button.
9. From the Run-Time Settings window select Save as Task. I'll run later.
10. Provide a name for the task.
11. Click the Next button.
12. Click the Finish button.
13. Click the Close button.
14. Repeat these steps to create additional tasks if you need to set more WLANs and ones to change the state of the WLANs back.

You should now be able to change to the Script Task tab and see all the tasks that you have created.


***Schedule the task to run***

1. Start OneView.
2. Change to the Administration tab.
3. Change to the Scheduler tab.
4. Click the Add button.
5. Change the Type to Scripting Task
6. Select the script to run from the Script Task Details.
7. Enter/change a task name and a description and make sure that it is enabled
8. Select the Recurrence Pattern.
9. Select the start and end dates for this scheduled task to run.
10. Fill in the Email section to get notified that the task has executed.
11.  Click the Save button.

You should now be able to see the Scheduled Task.
Additional notes
If running version 6.3 of NetSight or lower you will need to do the following on the Wireless controller:

1.  SSH to controller and log in
2.  Type:  shell
3.  Edit file /etc/ssh/sshd_config
4.  Comment out this line by adding a # to the start of the line:  
Ciphers aes128-ctr,aes192-ctr,aes256-ctr,arcfour256,arcfour128,aes128-cbc,aes192-cbc,aes256-cbc,arcfour
 
5.  Type killall sshd
 

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