CNMS - COMPEX Central Network Management System

CNMS Interfaces

CNMS interfaces shows the list of available wireless networks available. 

The Compex Network Management System (CNMS) is a software that provides centralized management for all CompexWRT Access Points (APs) within your network. It is a portable application that runs on Windows PCs. Its simplified interface is user friendly and intuitive.

List of Features

Dashboard Tabs

Client Access Point (AP) Tabs

Dashboard Tabs relate to the meta information of multiple APs.

AP Tabs show information pertaining to a single AP only.

For detailed operation of the AP settings, please refer to the CompexWRT Section.

The easy way to obtain information is to enter your keyword into the Search Box at the top of this Wiki.

Supported Products

The CNMS manages Access Points / Routers containing the following models of Embedded Boards:

System Requirements

CNMS v1.7.14 available here: 

Host Management PC Operating System for running CNMS: Microsoft Windows.

Firmware for Client Access Point: CNMS v1.7.14 is only compatible with QSDK v2.4.19 b170614 and QSDK v3.0.9 b170614 onward. Firmware available here:


Please refer to CNMS : Changelog.


  • 1 List of Features
    • 1.1 Dashboard Tabs
    • 1.2 Client Access Point (AP) Tabs
  • 2 How this CNMS Wiki is organized
  • 3 Supported Products
  • 4 System Requirements
  • 5 Download Links
  • 6 Getting Started and Adding an AP
  • 7 Changelog

Overview of CNMS
CNMS Interfaces CNMS interfaces shows the list of available wireless networks available.  The Compex Network Management System (CNMS) is a software t...
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019 at 8:43 AM
CNMS : Dashboard : Devices
CNMS Devices Overview  Devices interfaces shows the lists of available wireless networks on surroundings Contents Scan AP Offline AP OUTDATED ...
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019 at 8:51 AM
CNMS : Dashbaords : Devices : Multiple AP Reboot
CNMS : Dashboards : Devices : Multiple AP Reboot In the list of device, tick on checkbox beside AP you will see a "Reboot" button. We can select ...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 8:47 AM
CNMS : Dashboards : Network Topology
Dashboards : Network Topology Click on Network Topology to figure out how the current network is connected. To enable Network Topology, you are required...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 8:48 AM
CNMS : Dashboard : Map
Dashboard : Map Under Map tab, it displayed the Google Maps by showings the surrounding APs under the selected CNMS networks. Each Access Point information...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 9:04 AM
CNMS : Dashboard : Batch Flash firmware
Batch Flash Firmware Click on Flash Firmware buttons on the CNMS interfaces. You can select more than one AP to perform batch flash firmware in the same ti...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 9:26 AM
CNMS : Dashboard : Upgrade API
Upgrade API Steps to perform API upgrade: You will see out-dated devices that need to have API upgraded. Click 'Upgrade API' tab. Every boar...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 9:35 AM
CNMS : AP : Overview
Devices : Accesss Point : Overview Click on Devices -> Any Access Point name -> An Overview Pages with APs information will shown out.  This is...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 9:46 AM
CNMS : AP : Clients
CNMS : Devices : Access Point : Clients We can check the available clients connected to our APs by clicking on Clients List. The sample outputs is as below...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 9:53 AM
CNMS : AP : Network
CNMS : Devices : Access Point : Network Interfaces Click on Network tab allow user to configure LAN and WAN interfaces of this AP. For details of each ...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 10:06 AM
CNMS : AP : Wifi
CNMS : Devices : Access Point : WIFI WIFI network available on each Access Point will displayed under this pages.  For details of each option, please r...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 10:44 AM
Devices : Access Point : WI-FI SON Introduction : With Qualcomm Wi-Fi Self-Optimizing Network (SON), installing Wi-Fi routers/home gateways, and adding...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 10:59 AM
CNMS : AP : Hy-FI Security Settings
CNMS : Devices : Access Point : Hy-FI Security Settings Clicking on Hy-FI Security allows user to configure the settings of the Hy-FI Network Security  ...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:10 AM
Devices : Access Point : DHCP Click on DHCP to configure the Access Point DHCP settings General Settings Allow user to configure whether the Access Po...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:19 AM
CNMS : AP : Firewall
CNMS : Device : Access Point : Firewall Click on Firewall tab to configure the Access point firewall settings. General Settings and Zones User may ass...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:25 AM
CNMS : Device : Access Point : LEDs  Click on LEDs to adjust the LEDs indicator signal strength on each interfaces.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:29 AM
CNMS : AP : Diagnostics
CNMS : Devices : Access Point : Diagnostics Diagnostics includes some tools to help check the connectivity between host and certain clients. For more detai...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:41 AM
CNMS : AP : System
Device : Access Point : System Allow users to choose on Reboot, Backup / Restore, or Flash new firmware. For details of each option, please refer to...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:44 AM
CNMS : AP : Administration
CNMS : Devices : Access Point : Administration Click on Administration to change the Luci Web Interface Passwords and SSH access configuration. ...
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019 at 11:50 AM
CNMS Changelog
Changelist for CNMS v1.x 1. CNMS v1.7.14 b180608 (Current)     Date Released : 8 June 2018     Changelog : Fix: flash firmware doesn't clean...
Tue, 9 Apr, 2019 at 5:50 PM