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Occasional Contributor II
Posts: 19
Registered: ‎04-22-2011

tarpit

I am running airwave 7.3.4 and 6.1.2.2 code on the controllers. Randomly on my rogue list in airwave it shows a few suspected rogues with the ssid of tarpit and an Aruba bssid. It is an Aruba OUI but i am unable to find any ap's with the bssids listed on my controllers. I also don't see tarpit listed in the controller logs. Any ideas?
Aruba
Posts: 349
Registered: ‎04-14-2009

Neighbor?

Any chance they're from a neighboring business/campus?
Chief Airhead
Posts: 1,077
Registered: ‎07-13-2010

Re: tarpit

Any other WIFI deployments nearby? Or any other buisnesses nearby that might have aruba equipment?
Sean Rynearson | Chief Airhead
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Aruba
Posts: 760
Registered: ‎05-31-2007

Re: tarpit

This is a bug, and as of a week ago is being addressed.

The SSID should not be detected/reported by the system.
Chief Airhead
Posts: 1,077
Registered: ‎07-13-2010

Re: tarpit

They have seen this Tarpit SSID elsewhere? or do you mean that is should not be reported as rogue?
Sean Rynearson | Chief Airhead
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Aruba
Posts: 760
Registered: ‎05-31-2007

tarpit

I have seen it ;)

It's been reported to development and a fix is in the works. For now I would treat it as a 'false alarm' until the patch becomes available to remove the likelihood of this occurring.
Aruba Employee
Posts: 664
Registered: ‎04-15-2009

Re: tarpit

This issue has been reported and a fix identified.

Yes, Aruba development has seen the SSID "tarpit" reported to Airwave as a rogue ssid (with an Aruba bssid) even though no other wireless signals are around.
Occasional Contributor II
Posts: 19
Registered: ‎04-22-2011

Re: tarpit

Thanks Guys, I was suspecting a bug, I see hundreds of off campus aps from our taller buildings but haven't detected a neighboring Aruba deployment as of yet..
Aruba
Posts: 760
Registered: ‎05-31-2007

Re: tarpit

Will update the thread when the fix becomes generally available (GA)
eip
Occasional Contributor II
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎02-08-2008

Re: tarpit

Is there an update with regards to this issue?
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