For KeexyBox, a device is a hardware that can have a connectivity to the Internet. It can be a PC, smartphone, tablet, IP Camera, Smart TV or a voice assistant.
Since version 21.04.1, you can avoid registering your devices in KeexyBox to connect them to the internet. You just need to set
Internet access conditions to
None in the captive portal settings.
To manage devices:
Connection settings → Devices.
You will need to declare your devices in the following cases :
Internet access conditionsset to
Nonein the captive portal settings) and the device must use a profile other than the one defined by default for the whole network.
There are 2 ways to declare devices to KeexyBox:
It an easier and faster method than the manual to declare your devices. Before, you must ensure that all the devices to be declared are powered on and connected to the same physical network as KeexyBox. Then follow this steps to add your devices:
Devicespage (This may take time depending on the size of your network).
IP addresscan help you recognize your devices.
IP address(If you are not able to check the box, that means the device is already declared to KeexyBox).
(select profile), select the profile you want to set for devices.
Add devicesto confirm the action.
The devices will be automatically named using the brand name and part of the MAC address. You can change the name of the devices at anytime by modifying the device.
Declaring devices will not connect them to the Internet.
Follow the instructions described on this topic to connect one or more devices to the Internet.
Devicespage, identify in the list the device you wish to modify.
|Name||The device name.|
|MAC address||It is an unique identifier assigned to a network device. This address is used by KeexyBox to recognize the device on the network. Most of time it is written down directly on the device.|
|Profile||Select the connection profile.|
|Language||Select the language displayed on KeexyBox Web interface for the user who use the device.|
|DHCP reservation IP address (optional)||If DHCP is enabled on your KeexyBox, you can reserve an IP address for it in one of the KeexyBox networks.|
|Enable||Check to allow connection of the device to the Internet.|
Devicespage, identify in the list the device you wish to delete.
Connected device will be disconnected and next be deleted.
KeexyBox allows you to export or import devices from CSV files. Exporting or Importing devices can be useful in the following cases:
You must first prepare a CSV file containing the list of devices. We recommend that you export the list of KeexyBox devices in order to have a template for creating the import file.
The field of the CSV file are described below.
|devicename'||The device name. If a device has the same name in KeexyBox, all settings will be overwritten with the values from the CSV file.|
|mac||It is a unique identifier assigned to a network device. This address is used by KeexyBox to recognize the device on the network. Most of time it is written down directly on the device.|
|dhcp_reservation_ip||The reserved IP address for DHCP.|
|profilename||The name of the profile. If the profile does not exist on KeexyBox, the user will be set to the default profile.|
|lang||The language displayed on KeexyBox Web interface for the user who use the device. If the language is unknown by KeexyBox the default KeexyBox langage will be set.|
Do not change the position of the fields.
When your file is ready:
Select csv fileclick on
Bulk actions allows you to massively doing actions on devices. On the
(select action), choose one of the available actions.
Runto confirm the action.
The available actions are discribed below:
Connect: This action allows you to connect multiples devices to the Internet as decribed on this topic.
Disable: This action allows to prevent connecting devices to the Internet.
Enable: This action allows you to allow connecting devices to the Internet.
Change the profile: This action allows you to change the profile of selected devices.
Delete: This action allows you to delete selected devices.
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