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user_guide:ap_overview [2016/05/29 16:13]
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 ===== Access Provider ===== ===== Access Provider =====
   * The root user of RADIUSdesk can create Access Providers. These Access Providers in turn can create sub-providers up to n-levels deep.   * The root user of RADIUSdesk can create Access Providers. These Access Providers in turn can create sub-providers up to n-levels deep.
 +  * More simply put, the Access Provider is the person that allows users onto a WiFi system. For example the Manager of a hotel can allow the Receptionist onto the WiFi Realm and in turn give the Receptionist rights to allow the hotel visitors onto the WiFi realm. The Manager is then the first Access Provider. The Receptionist is the lowest level Access Provider. And the hotel Visitors only log into the WiFi as Permanent Users or with Vouchers.
   * Each access provider can manage their own little playpen.   * Each access provider can manage their own little playpen.
   * The playpen consists of various components which will be discussed next.    * The playpen consists of various components which will be discussed next. 
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 ===== Realms ===== ===== Realms =====
   * Realms are a way to group Vouchers, Permanent Users and Devices.   * Realms are a way to group Vouchers, Permanent Users and Devices.