How to configure CNP and claim one-month free license in NCC?
What is Connect & Protect (CNP) service?
Connect & Protect service helps to provide a secure and reliable wireless experience to prevent malicious websites access and optimize wireless performance.
How to claim CNP 1-month free license?
To claim 1-month free license for your Zyxel AP, please go to the device tab in the Nebula menu License & inventory, and Activate Connect & Protect Trial.
How to enable CNP - Security service
After activating the
1-month trial license, by default Threat Protection feature and Application
Visibility & Optimization feature in the Nebula menu Configure >
Security service will be enabled, depending on the activated license is CNP
or CNP+ and supported AP models.
Configure > Security service
How to configure Threat Protection
Connect & Protect (CNP) license provides Threat Protection feature to provide a trustworthy wireless experience preventing malicious websites access.
How to configure Application Visibility & Optimization
Connect & Protect Plus (CNP+) license provides not only Threat Protection feature but also Application Visibility & Optimization feature for optimizing wireless performance by limiting application bandwidth per category on a per-user basis.
To configure Application bandwidth by category, click the shortcut hyperlink in the configuration box or go to Application Usage in the Nebula menu and configure Bandwidth limit.
If your site has a Zyxel firewall and APs in place, please choose Application view by Access Point to configure bandwidth limit.
How to view wireless network visibility?
To view wireless network visibility, the two intuitive
widgets are available, AP Traffic & Hit for AP Network IP Reputation Filter.
Please go to Dashboard in Nebula menu, and
tick the widget Threat protection by CNP service and Access points application usage.
Licenses & Supported HardwareConnect & Protect (CNP) security service offers two licensing options: CNP and CNP Plus. Users may choose the one best suited to their needs.
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