Add a WiFi item

This article describes how to add a WiFi item to your Cerby workspace.

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Written by Cerby Team
Updated over a week ago

Who can use this feature?

  • Workspace Owners, Super Admins, Admins, and Users

  • Available to the Cerby Automate and Cerby Protect products. Cerby Protect users must have already set up their trusted devices

  • Only supported using the Cerby web app

You can add WiFi items and attachments to Cerby in the following two ways:

The following sections describe each way.


Add a WiFi item manually

To add a secret manually and, optionally, a file attachment, you must complete the following steps using the Cerby web app:

  1. Log in to your corresponding Cerby workspace.

  2. Select the Secrets option from the left navigation drawer. The Secrets view is displayed.

  3. Click the Add secret button. A drop-down list is displayed.

  4. Select the WiFi option from the list. The Add WiFi dialog box is displayed.

  5. Enter the information in the corresponding fields:

    • WiFi label in Cerby: It is the name of the WiFi item that is always displayed on the secret card.

    • SSID: It is the unique identifier (service set identifier) assigned to the wireless network, commonly known as the WiFi network name.

    • Password: It is the authentication key (alphanumeric or passphrase code) required to access the WiFi network.

    • Connection type: It is the supported connection type, such as WEP, WPA, or WPA2.

    • Connection mode: It is the operational mode of the WiFi network, such as infrastructure mode or ad-hoc mode.

    • Authentication: It is the method to verify the identity of a device attempting to connect to the WiFi network, such as WPA-PSK or WPA2-Enterprise.

    • Encryption: It is the method to secure data transmitted over the WiFi network, such as WEP, TKIP, or AES.

    • Use 802.1x: It indicates whether the WiFi network uses the IEEE 802.1x standard for network access control.

    • FIPS mode: It indicates whether FIPS mode is enabled or not to ensure compliance with specific cryptographic standards.

    • Key type: It is the type of encryption key used, such as ASCII or hexadecimal.

    • Protected: It indicates whether the WiFi network is protected with security measures, such as a password or encryption.

    • Key index: It is the specific index or number associated with a WEP key in networks using WEP encryption.

    • Notes: It is a space for additional information or personalized notes related to the WiFi network.

  6. Add an attachment optionally by performing the following actions:

    1. Click the Add attachment button. A file dialog box is displayed.

    2. Select the file you want to add as an attachment to the secret. For more information on the size limits and supported file formats, read the Specifications section.

    3. Click the Open button. The file dialog box closes, and the file is displayed on the Attachments section.

    4. Repeat steps a to c as necessary.

  7. Select a vault where you want to save the secret from the Vault drop-down list.

    NOTE: If you only have one vault, the Vault drop-down list is not displayed.

  8. Click the Add Secret button. The dialog box closes, and the secret details page is displayed.

Now you are done. You can start managing access to your WiFi items securely.


Import WiFi items from LastPass

To import WiFi items from your password manager, including their file attachments, follow the instructions in the How to use the Password Manager Importer article.

After importing your WiFi items, you can start managing access to them securely.

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