With huge number of APs these days, the channel interference will occur frequently. In result, Wi-Fi will not be stabilized and the speed is reducing significantly. This function is the best practices that allow Wi-Fi system reselect channel to avoid interference in a cycle of time which is set by the system administrator without rebooting the device.
The other WiFi technology currently does not have this function. Booting the system again manually is the only way to rearrange the channel.
Some users often prefer to download a huge data and using the program like Bit Torrent or IDM. It will cause clogged or freezing the wifi network system if there are 2-3 users like that. Luckily, this feature is integrated in Wicell system.
This feature allows setting up time to restart the device makes it back 100% productivity as the initial operation. The user can also set up a time schedule to restart the Wicell AP, Wicell Controller completely automatically in order to avoid overload access to the device. The cycle time is set by the day, week and month.
HA-Wilcell System (High Availability) is a well-designed structure to ensure availability in order to minimize the risk of disruptions and enhance the load traffic of the system. With failover feature, when one router is down or under the maintenance, then the second router will automatically takes over without disruption.
After a long time operation you should update OS/ Firmware for Wicell Controller so they work more efficiently. Because in the update OS/ Firmware latest, manufacturers have updated patches or upgrade a number of new features that improve productivity of devices. Thus, the administrator must regularly upgrade the OS/Firmware to the device to make sure it works in the best condition.
Wicell equipment Controller comes up with the solution by having an ability to search automatically the OS/Firmware latest patch via Internet. With a simple click on accept to update, the system will able to download and upgrade the OS/Firmware for you.
With this feature, users will save a lot of time for not finding the OS/Firmware but avoid errors upgrading the wrong version of OS/Firmware, which will lead to cause some unfortunate incidents.
Config file is not fixed but changed, updated by system administrator.
When some unfortunate incidents occur such as failure of the device, administrator mistakes or vandalism lead to bring down the system. It will cost a lot of time and effort to fix the problem and make the system back to work again normally without a back-up config file. Wicell Controller has the solution for its common problem by letting administrator set up back-up time and sends it via email. Most likely, the administrator will always have a back-up config file ready to use after the accidents occur.
With the most attentive wireless security, Wicell Controller provides new security mode, which is safer than WPA-EAP / WPA2-EAP, authenticate via Radius Server in order to enhance the security of wireless networks that need a high class safety method. With Radius Server method, user and password need to be validated on the server in order to access to the network or else all the access will be dropped.
For some companies/organizations need time management for prevent user from accessing internet at some specific time such as student dormitories, military school, companies. In order to restrict user access internet during work or study, this will most likely affect the quality of work. Administrators can fully build a schedule time for access wifi automatically with WiFi Access Schedules feature.
Ex: you can set a fixed time from 23pm to 4am from Monday to Saturday, it will drop all the request for connection during that time.