This article describes the installation and configuration steps for Cambium APs. Our test was performed with cnPilot e410 and cnPilot e600 devices.


Please reset the Cambium access point to factory settings to avoid problems with some previous configuration.

Log in to your cnMaestro account to continue with the setup

Go to the Configuration section and from the left menu navigate to the WLANs page.

Add a new WLAN or click the edit icon to setup an existing WLAN.

Basic Settings

SSID: Set your SSID name ( in this example WiFi Guest)
Enable: Ticked
Mesh: Off
Security: Open
Radius: 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Client Isolation: Network Wide

Advanced Settings

Max Clients:127
VLAN Pooling: Disable
Session Timeout: 28800
Inactivity Timeout: 1800
DTIM Interval: 1
Proxy ARP : Enable
Unicast DHCP : Enable

Save changes and continue with the configuration.

Go to the AAA Servers page.
As Authentication Server set:

1. Host:
2. Host:
Port: 1812
Contact our office for Secret.

As Accounting Server set:

1. Host:
2. Host:
Port: 1813
Contact our office for Secret.

As Accounting Mode select Start Stop.

Accounting Packet: Disable
Sync Accounting Records: Disable

In the Advanced Settings section as Server Pool Mode select Load Balance.
As NAS Identifier type your AP MAC address.
Enable Dynamic VLAN.

Save changes and go to the Guest Access page.

Use the following settings and leave others as default.

Basic Settings

Portal Mode: External Hotspot
Access Policy: RADIUS
Redirect Mode: HTTP
Redirect Hostname:
WISPr Clients External Login: Ticked
External Page URL:
External Portal Type: Standard
Success Action: Redirect User to External URL
Prefix Query Strings in URL: Ticked
Redirect URL: Type your website URL

Advanced Settings

Redirection URL Query String:
Client IP: Ticked
RSSI: Ticked
AP Location: Ticked
Redirect: Tick HTTP-only
Redirect User Page:
Redirection Port:
Session Timeout: 28800
Inactivity Timeout: 1800

Go to Whitelist tab and add the following domains:

Save changes.

From the Configuration section, you can make other changes as needed for your network and then click Apply Configuration to save the settings.


If the mobile you are testing is not reaching the Hotspot splash page, but instead you get 404 not found error, please make sure that you have typed http:// or https:// in the Redirect URL field.

If you need help with configuration, please go to and contact our tech support. We’ll be glad to help you.

Updated on June 21, 2024

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