Authenticate: The electronic process of checking credentials (username and password) supplied by a User's Device and returning information to enable the device to use the network (IP address etc.). For the $SSID Wi-Fi network, authentication happens at first logon, each time the device reconnects to the network and/or after 48 hours of continuous connection.
Devices: Devices are things like laptops, smart phones or tablets that use the Wi-Fi service. Devices are used by Users.
Guests: Guests are visitors that may require Internet access temporarily. Guests are time limited and do not have access to their sponsor’s network or resources.
Portal: A website that allows you to manage your User accounts. Visit http://wifiadmin.excellgroup.com
SOHO: An abbreviation for Small Office/Home Office. A term used to describe an
equipment’s expected usage environment.
SSID: An abbreviation for Service Set Identifier. Essentially, the name of a wireless network.
User Accounts: A username and password combination that allows up to 3 Devices to connect to the network.
Users: People who use the network. Users have Devices and Devices are associated with User Accounts. Users are allowed access to their company’s network and network resources.
Wi-Fi: A local area wireless networking technology that conforms to the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ 802.11 standard and is certified by the Wifi Alliance. Excell’s Wifi implementation is based on Aerohive’s access points and Hive Manage