The management utility has two modes of operation: A graphical user interface (GUI) and a command-line interface (CLI) that allows system administrators to perform certain operations through the command line.
The syntax of the command-line version of the management utility (ssc Management Utility) is described below: ssc Management Utility [ Return codes sent to the standard error output (stderr) include: •0—Successful operation •1—Wrong arguments •2—Unknown configuration file version •3—Schema validation failed •4—Business rules validation failed •5—Referenced files cannot be found •-1—Unexpected error (see stderr for details) Note When extracting files from the SSCMgmt file, ensure that the original folder structure and file locations are maintained.
It works intelligently to make it simple for employees and guests to connect to an enterprise wired or wireless network. EAP-TLS, and EAP-MSCHAPv2 –EAP-TTLS—EAP-MD5 and EAP-MSCHAPv2(also legacy protocols—PAP, CHAP, MSCHAP, and MSCHAPv2) •Encryption modes: –Static WEP (Open or Shared), dynamic WEP (generated with 802.1X), TKIP and AES •Key establishment protocols: –WPA, WPA2/802.11i and CCKM (selectively, depending on the 802.11 NIC adapter) •Smartcard-provided credentials •Cisco Trust Agent (CTA) processing when CTA is also installed The supported 32-bit operating systems are: •Windows XP Professional (SP2) •Windows 2000 (SP4) •Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (SP2) SSC 5.1.0 software is available from the Cisco Software Center: •SSCMgmt Tool Kit_5.1.0.zip—Contains the ssc Management Utility and support files. For license information, see the "SSC License Information" section.
SSC supports these main features: •Wired (802.3) and wireless (802.11) network adapters •Integrated VPN support •Authentication using Windows machine credentials •Single sign-on user authentication using Windows logon credentials •Simplified and easy-to-use 802.1X configuration •EAP methods: –EAP-FAST, EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS, EAP-TLS, and LEAP (EAP-MD5, EAP-GTC and EAP-MSCHAPv2 for 802.3 wired only). •Cisco Client Utilities_5.1.0.zip—Contains the Log Packager. The SSC software can be obtained from the Cisco Software Center at this URL The SSC software obtained from the Cisco Software Center on contains two special licenses and their associated limitations: •A 90-day trial license for both wired and wireless functions.
Click on Properties once you select the wireless network that is having problems.
Click on the Authentication tab and now uncheck the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network box.
As the network administrator, you need the flexibility to configure and customize SSC for the enterprise deployment requirements.This license is a full-featured SSC license, but is limited to an evaluation period of 90 days.After 90 days, to use the full features, you are expected to purchase a permanent license from Cisco. This license allows a limited subset of the full-featured 90-day trial SSC license.The SSC 5.1 non-expiring license can be ordered from Cisco using this product number: •AIR-SC5.0-XP2K A typical enterprise user does not know about 802.1X or EAP methods.The user's primary concern is to get easily connected to wired and wireless connections using simple mouse clicks.
The SSC management utility is designed for system administrators as a standalone application enabling you to create and edit SSC configuration profiles and create pre-configured client packages.