Ekahau site survey
ekahau site survey

Ekahau Site survey steps

Pre-Survey Preparation

  • Understand the Environment: Gather floor plans and understand the physical layout.
  • Define Objectives: Clarify what you aim to achieve with the survey (e.g., coverage, capacity, roaming).
  • Select the Right Tools: Ensure you have the latest version of Ekahau AI Pro and a charged Ekahau Sidekick.

On-Site Survey Execution

  • Physical Walkthrough: Do an initial walkthrough to spot potential issues like thick walls or interference sources.
  • Data Collection: Use the Ekahau Survey app to collect Wi-Fi data. Choose between Just Go, Autopilot, Continuous, or Stop & Go survey modes.
  • Spectrum Analysis: Use the Sidekick to analyze the spectrum for non-Wi-Fi interference.

Post-Survey Analysis

  • Data Analysis: Review the collected data in Ekahau AI Pro for signal strength, noise levels, and coverage gaps.
  • Report Generation: Create detailed reports highlighting areas of improvement and best practices.

Optimization and Reporting

  • Actionable Insights: Provide recommendations for network improvements based on the survey data.
  • Best Practices: Share tips on AP placement, channel selection, and power settings for optimal performance.

Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Regular Updates: Keep the network firmware upto-date, to avoid bugs and vulerabilities.
  • Continuous Monitoring: Use Ekahau Insights for ongoing performance monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • New Features: integrate new feature and accomodate new client requests
Ekahau site survey