HiveManager Online Network Management

The HiveManager Online Network Management Service is an enterprise-class management system, delivered as a cloud-enabled service for Aerohive devices.

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Aerohive Networks HiveManager Online NMS is a cloud-enabled enterprise-class management system for Aerohive networking products. HiveManager Online offers simple policy creation, firmware upgrades, and centralized monitoring of thousands of Aerohive access points, switches, and branch routers.


  • Simplified and unified network policies
  • Application visibility and control
  • Comprehensive planning and support tools
  • Flexible licensing model 
  • Easy Administration

    Online management platform can be configured in minutes • Grows with your deployment; cost-effectively scales from one device to thousands • Web-based administration with HTML5-enhanced graphical user interface • Single sign-on access via MyHive provides access to HiveManager Online, support forums, and redirector

  • Simple Central Management

    Unified policy, configuration, and management for thousands of Aerohive devices • Powerful policy templating feature enables updates to groups of APs, routers, and switches with a few clicks • Simple centralized firmware upgrades with distributed download functionality decrease WAN utilization and download time • Staged configuration and image updates ensure devices are updated when they reconnect to HiveManager • Powerful device templates and device classification tags allow applying custom configurations across device groups based on hierarchy, location, or function

  • Security and Privacy

    Customer and network data is private and secure • No customer traffic traverses Aerohive’s network

  • Reliability

    Multiple SAS 70 Type II, Tier-4 data centers for regional access and data privacy • High availability redundancy and 24x7 monitoring Zero-Touch Config Installation and Deployment • Once plugged in, devices will automatically connect to the cloud for provisioning • The staging server redirects Aerohive devices to the right HiveManager Online account or a customer’s on-premise HiveManager • Auto-Provisioning with Delegated Remote Deployment automatically configures new devices

  • Granular Control

    • Application QoS and Firewall with detailed user and device context-based policies • Configuration of cloud proxy to split Internet and corporate VPN traffic with integration to Websense SaaS • Configuration of L2 and L3 IPSec VPNs • Automatic and flexible IP address allocation and distribution across entire remote branch network • TeacherView Application included to monitor and redirect student wireless clients during class time

  • Reporting and Monitoring

    • Dashboard widgets organized into pre-defined or customizable perspectives • Layer 7 application dashboard and reports by usage, clients, users, location, and SSID • Configuration audit capabilities ensure all configurations are up to date • PCI 3.0 Compliance Reporting • Bandwidth usage, client, user activity, OS distribution, and SLA compliance reports • Rogue and external AP and clients collection and correlation • Real-time monitoring of alarms and events • Subscription and support license status summary

  • RF Visualization

    • Network maps with integrated aerial views and automatic floor planning enable easy visualization of topology and status • Real-time heat-maps show RF propagation • State-of-the-art Planning Tool with aerial maps, multifloor auto-placement, coverage maps, and option to clone buildings and floors • Built-in client and rogue location detection and placement on a floorplan • Geo-coded topology hierarchy with automatic area maps • Spectrum analysis to detect and identify sources of interference

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Features & Benefits

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Simplified Deployment

  • Unified policy and configuration for thousands of wireless, routing, switching, and VPN devices
  • Plug and play setup with automated device provisioning
  • No appliance to install, configure, upgrade, or patch
  • Green—no rack space, cooling, or power requirements
  • Lower cost of entry—eliminate large upfront CAPEX with flexible OPEX plans
  • Web-based interface enables simplified management of Aerohive devices from anywhere

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Increased Visibility 

  • Customizable dashboard with application visibility and control based on user identity 
  • Integrated device map can be used for predicitve planning and real time device status and location tracking 
  • Client-device and Operating System reporting with top clients by usage, peak trends per SSID, and client distribution by Aerohive device 
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Smarter Troubleshooting

  • Integrated Packet Capture and Client Tracker enable simple troubleshooting 
  • Spectrum analysis to detect and identify non-wi-fi sources of interference at 2.4GHz or 5GHz