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Aerohive Networks is now a part of Extreme Networks, please visit Extreme Networks for the latest product offerings!

Aerohive’s End of Life Access Points and HiveManager Licensing:
(This link provides you with the end of sale and support dates along with the replacement Extreme Networks WAPs)

Aerohive HiveManager Classic

  • Hive Manager Classic is “End of Sale” for new customers. Existing customers can purchase classic licenses / subscriptions until 12/31/2020
  • Hive Manager Classic Cloud has an “End of Support” date of 3/31/2023. HiveManager Classic On-Prem has an “End of Support” date of 3/21/2025
  • We should begin discussing migrating your clients to Extreme XIQ (Formerly HiveManager NG)

  • Aerohive VPN Gateway Virtual Appliance
    VMware-based VPN Tunnel Termination



    The VPN Gateway Virtual Appliance (VGVA) is designed to simplify VPN and GRE termination, and is a key component of Aerohive’s SD-WAN solution. As a software-based VMware-compliant solution, the VGVA provides scalable enterprise-class VPN termination for thousands of layer 2/3 VPN tunnels from remote access locations.

    Underpinned by Aerohive’s Cloud management platform and HiveOS Routing intelligence, highly distributed organizations benefit from simplified provisioning, increased network resilience, end-to-end visibility and control, and reduced cost and complexity.



    • Multi-path optimization and link state detection
    • Granular user profile-based QoS policies for each user and device
    • Application-aware traffic shaping and performance optimization
    • Per packet decision making


    • Identity-based access control plus application visibility for 1200+ applications
    • Wired endpoint authentication for 802.1X, MAC authentication, and Captive Web Portal support
    • Layer 2-7 stateful firewall


    • Public and Private Cloud, and on-premises management with intuitive configuration and comprehensive reporting
    • Full stack solution when combined with Aerohive's unified switches and wireless APs
    • Simplified rollout – zero-touch provisioning & dynamic router IP address space management
    • WAN and VPN monitoring via HiveManager, SNMP v1, v2c, and syslog


    SD-WAN Routing Features

    • Link state monitoring
    • Per packet dynamic WAN path selection
    • User and application aware routing policies

    Routing Protocols

    • OSPF
    • RIPv2

    Layer 3 IPsec VPN (When combined with Aerohive router(s))

    • Remote office IPsec-based VPN solution
    • Profile-based split tunnelling with NAT support
    • Extend local subnet or create unique subnets per remote site
    • Redundant tunnel support

    Layer 2 IPsec VPN (When combined with Aerohive AP(s))

    • Remote AP IPsec-based VPN solution
    • Extend local subnet to remote sites
    • Redundant tunnel support

    Note: a single VGVA can function in either L2 or L3 mode (not both).


    Aerohive VPN Gateway Datasheet (.PDF)