Guest user creation via API

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Apr 9th, 2008

I think I read somewhere there is an API for creating guest users on a WCS/WLC.

I am looking for a way to intergrating the creation into a intranet page.

Can somebody confirm such API and maybe point to a place to find it?

I have this problem too.
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gmarogi Tue, 04/15/2008 - 10:03

There is no API available for WLC except for communication with WCS but you could use custom/3rd-party SNMP tools to integrate API.

essen Tue, 05/13/2008 - 23:43

Yes. This has been confirmed by Cisco. An api description and some examples will be posted on "developers central" shortly. As it seems WCS has quite a few functions availably using it's Northbound API. The api will use SOAP/XML for interface.

Steffen Lindemann Wed, 05/14/2008 - 00:03

That is great news.

I ende up sniffing the traffic from the WCS to the WLC with wireshark and saw the reuqiered SNMP OID's for making a guest user.

So I have made a little (ugly) perl script that make a guest user on the WLC, send a email to a sponsor and send a SMS via kannel.

Ugly, but its cover our need for now.

But a API will make life (and the perl script) alot nicer.

Thanks for the info.

dzuodar Sun, 05/25/2008 - 10:43

hi there!

i was just looking for any API information regarding guest account creation. following information in this topic i took a look at developer support central but no further information available yet.

would it be possible for you to share your (ugly :)) perl script?

cheers,

Dimitri

dzuodar Sun, 06/22/2008 - 23:58

hi, thanks for sharing this, will let you know when I have eventually used it :)

cheers!

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