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Wireless monitor

You can use Wireless monitor to scan and monitor the surrounding wireless environment.

Site survey

To use the wireless monitor, go to Site survey, select a scanning option, and click Scan. The access point displays a list of all SSIDs within range and the details for each SSID.

After the scan completes, you can click Export to save the results as a .txt file.

Display lets you choose how to view the scan results. Choose from the following formats:

  • List: Lists all detected SSIDs.
  • Graph: Shows the strength and area of effect of detected SSIDs as a graph.
  • Neighborhood networks: Allows you to manually classify detected SSIDs. See Neighborhood networks.

When you select Neighborhood networks, you can choose the custom classification for detected SSIDs from the drop-down menu. You can click Clear selected to reset selected SSIDs to their default classifications or Clear all to reset all SSIDs to their default classifications.

Site survey results

Site survey results lists the details of all detected SSIDs.


Click a parameter to sort that column.

Parameter Description
Ch The channel number used by the specified SSID.
SSID The SSID identified by the scan.
MAC address The MAC address of the wireless router or access point for the specified SSID.
Security The authentication and encryption type of the specified SSID.
Signal (%) The current signal strength of the SSID.
Type The 802.11 wireless networking standards of the specified SSID.
Vendor The vendor of the access point for the specified SSID.

Neighborhood networks

Neighborhood networks lets you classify detected SSIDs as one of the following:

  • Unsafe
  • Trusted
  • Evil twin
  • Impersonation
  • Adhoc

To classify detected SSIDs and add them to Neighborhood networks, do as follows:

  1. Go to Information > Wireless monitor > Site survey.
  2. Select a scanning option and click Scan.
  3. Select Neighborhood networks as the Display.
  4. Select the SSIDs you want to classify.
  5. Choose the classification for these SSIDs from the Custom Classification drop-down menu. You see the classifications change for these SSIDs, and they now have the custom classification icon Custom classification icon..


    You must de-select SSIDs after classifying them if you want to choose a different classification for other SSIDs. Use the checkbox to de-select SSIDs after classifying them. The Clear selected and Clear all buttons reset SSIDs to their default classifications.

  6. Scroll to the top of the page and click Apply.