Set PPSK user bandwidth

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How do I limit the bandwidth of an individual user who authenticates with a PPSK.  I would prefer to use the same SSID for all users but limit bandwidth on a per user basis.
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Sam

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Within the User Profile attached to the SSID:
-Expand QoS Settings
-Click the + next to 'Rate Control & Queuing Policy*'
-Give the object a name, and set the 'Per User Rate Rate Limits'
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Ok as I understand it that will give all users the same bandwidth restriction is it possible to rate the bandwidth per individual client such as user bill get 3 megs and user sally gets 10 megs and both users are in the same SSID these user have different ppsk
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You can create up to 16 PPSK Groups per SSID. Think of these as 'tiers'. Then you can associate each one with a separate User Profile Attribute in the PPSK group creation.

Then you can create PPSK users Bill who is part of the 3 mbps PPSK group and Sally who is part of the 10 mbps PPSK group. 

Both on the same SSID, but each within their own User Profile. Each User Profile gives you the granularity of different Firewall Settings, QoS, Airtime Priority, etc.
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Sam, you mention that you can create up to 16 PPSK Groups per SSID. Is this a guideline or is 16 a hard number?
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OK I see what needs to be done is there a white paper or document that describes this?
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There is a solution brief: http://www.aerohive.com/pdfs/Aerohive-Solution_Brief-Aerohive_Private_Pre-shared_Key.pdf 
I don't believe it outlines your exact use case...

First: Create your PPSK User Groups. There is a field for User Profile Attribute number - Ensure this matches the User Profile you want the user mapped to when creating User Profiles.

Then on Configuration Wizard - click add/remove next to the User Profile, on the box there is 2 tabs, "Default" and "Authentication" Select a Default User Profile, and select all the other possible User Profiles that are allowed on the SSID. 
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Thanks read the paper you are right but your directions seem straight forward enough.  I attended both the regular and advanced training several years ago is there a simple training that cover users and the new dashboard so that I can understand how the dashboard reports are created and how data is used to make the reports?  I don't care if it is in person preferred or online.
Thanks Again for quick responses and spot on replies!!!!
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I would recommend reaching out to your local SE to schedule a remote session for supplemental training.