Site Survey Tool - TamoGraph

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System Requirements
Differences between the Windows and macOS Versions
Driver Installation - Microsoft Windows
Wi-Fi Capture Engine Installation - macOS
Licensing and Trial Version Limitations
Interface Overview
Access Point List
Floor Plan / Site Map
Plans and Surveys, Properties, and Options Panel
Main Menu
Spectrum and Networks Panel
Performing a Site Survey
New Project Wizard
Adapter Signal Level Correction
Data Collection
Understanding Survey Types: Passive, Active, and Predictive
Active Survey Configuration
Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks
Survey Job Splitting
RF Predictive Modeling
Drawing Walls and Other Obstructions
Drawing Attenuation Zones
Copying, Pasting, and Deleting Multiple Objects
Undo and Redo
Virtual APs Placement Methods
Manual Placing and Configuring Virtual APs
Antenna Selection
Creating Vendor-Specific AP Presets
Automatic Placing and Configuring Virtual APs
Reconfiguring Virtual APs
Applying Visualizations
Working with Multi-floor Sites
Mixing Real and Virtual Data
Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks
Analyzing Data – Passive Surveys and Predictive Models
Selecting Data for Analysis
Adjusting AP Locations After Passive Surveys
Splitting an AP into Multiple Unique APs
Working with Multi-SSID APs
Visualization Types
Signal Level
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
AP Coverage Areas
Signal-to-Interference Ratio
Number of APs
Expected PHY Rate
Frame Format
Channel Bandwidth
Channel Map
Analyzing Data – Active Surveys
Selecting Data for Analysis
Visualization Types
Actual PHY Rate
TCP Upstream and Downstream Rate
UDP Upstream and Downstream Rate
UDP Upstream and Downstream Loss
Round-trip Time
Associated AP
Spectrum Analysis
Hardware Requirements
Spectrum Data Graphs
Performing Spectrum Analysis Surveys
Viewing Collected Spectrum Data
Exporting Spectrum Data
Reporting and Printing
Customizing Reports
Google Earth Integration
Configuring TamoGraph
Plans and Surveys
Plan / Map
Client Capabilities
Colors and Value Ranges
AP Detection and Placement
Visualization Settings
Tips Panel
Configuring GPS Receiver
Using GPS Configuration Dialog
Finding the GPS Receiver Port Number
Taking Photographs
Voice Control
Using TamoGraph in a Virtual Machine
Command-Line Options
Frequently Asked Questions
Sales and Support


The following miscellaneous options are available:

Use voice assistance during survey – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to use the operating system’s text-to-speech engine to pronounce hints and warnings while you perform a survey. This option is available only if the current program interface is set to English. The drop-down list below this box allows you to select one of the available voices.

Load last opened project at startup – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to automatically load the last project you worked on (if any) when the application starts.

Display scanner progress on the taskbar – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to animate the Windows taskbar button while you perform a survey. Not available in macOS.

Use AP names from Cisco Aironet extensions – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to use Cisco CCX to assign names to Cisco APs. This box also enables similar functionality when displaying Aruba APs.

Custom AP names are used globally – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to use custom AP names throughout all the projects that you work with on a given computer. When this box is not checked, custom AP names are project-specific.

Show AP labels on the map – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to display a small label with the AP name next to each AP on the floor plan.

Ignore multi-touch features – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to ignore the fact that you are running it on a computer with a multi-touch display. When TamoGraph detects a multi-touch display, it makes certain changes to the interface elements to make them more convenient to use. For example, pane splitters become wider, the circles that represent walkabout points become larger, and so on. If you do not need these changes, you can use this option to force TamoGraph to use a standard user interface. Enabling or disabling this option requires a restart. Not available in macOS.

Smart map scrolling – Select when you want TamoGraph to use smart map scrolling: Always, During Survey, or never, if you uncheck this box. Smart map scrolling scrolls the map automatically whenever you click or tap next to the map edge, eliminating the need to scroll the map as you move along your path.

Enable automatic updates – Check this box if you want TamoGraph to connect to the TamoSoft Web site and see whether a new TamoGraph version is available. When this option is enabled, TamoGraph checks for updates once a week.