Newbie - What are these Rogue APs?

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I manage a 10 AP Aerohive installation which was setup by a 3rd party. On HiveManager, under Monitor | All Devices, I see the 10 APs, and 4 other APs which are named SIMU-0000nn (e.g.: 000000; 000040 000080 000090) All devices have the address of 192.168.99.xx while these have 192.168.1.x. If I click Rogue APs, i only see these SIMU devices....any idea what they are? The "Device mode" filed says "Mesh Point".
Thank you!.....brian
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Evidently someone created simulated APs (Tools/Device & Client Simulator) - Simulated APs can be used for training and demo purposes.   If you have a WIPS policy, a few simulated rogue APs will also be automatically created if you also have simulated APs.

To remove them, go to Montitor - Devices  and select all the devices with the host name of SIMU and then click Device Inventory and Remove.

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Thanks David! On my HiveManager, I don't have the "Managerd" and "Unmanaged" tabs. I also don't have the "Device Inventory" button.
When our system was installed, the contractor (Vertigoal) said Aerohive mistakenly gave them the Adminisrator rights userid on the portal. Vertical asked Aerohive to transfer that to me. Could that be the reason I don't see those options?
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Yes, that is most likely the issue.  File a ticket with support and hopefully they can straighten it out.  In the meantime the contractor can create an admin group and admin account for you with pretty much full access rights.
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I got my userid straightened out and deleted the "SIMU" access points!. That also solved the problem of hundreds of rogue clients. Thank you David for the help......brian
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Awesome... glad everything worked out :)