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Explanation about "show user-table" commands?

by on ‎11-10-2014 01:09 PM

Question: Explanation about "show user-table" commands?


Product and software: This article applies to all Aruba Products and Software

Before we understand about each option under "show user-table ?" we need to understand what all it displays.




IP : This will display IP address of the user (wired/wireless)
MAC: This will display the MAC address of the user (wired/wireless)
Name: This will display the Name of the user, from which it got authenticated.
NOTE: This will be black in case of "open" essid
Role: This will shows the role of the user, before/after authenticated.
Age<d:h:m>: This will display days:hours:mint of users in user-table.
Auth: This will display the authenticated method user used to connect.
VPN: This will display the VPN IP address i.e. RAP, VIA users
AP-Name: This will display the AP name to which user connected.
Roaming: This will display whether user is wired or wireless.
ESSID/BSSID/Phy: This will display the ESSID which user connected/ what is the BSSID of that ESSID / Which radio user is connected b/g/a/g-HT/a-HT/a-VHT
Profile: This will display the aaa profile which user fall.
Forward Mode: This will display what is the forwarding mode set for ESSID (Tunnel/Split-tunnel/Bridge/D-Tunnel).
Type: This will show the client device Type.
Host Name: This will the machine auth details.
Server: This will display the server name from which client got authenticated.
VLAN: This will display the client VLAN ID
BWM: This will display if there is any bandwidth contract applied.




As above we can see there are many command under "show user-table" however each command will be different from other and below will give you idea about the commands output.

"show user-table ap-group <group-name>" This will show all the users which are connected to AP's which are part of that AP-Group.

"show user-table ap-name <ap-name>" This will show all the users which are connected to that AP.
"show user-table authentication-method {dot1x|mac|opensystem|psk|stateful-dot1x|via-vpn|vpn|web}" This command we can check users with particular authentication method.
"show user-table bssid <AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF>" This shows the users which are connected to single BSSID
"show user-table debug" This will show the users for which we have enable debugging
"show user-table devtype <type>" This will show the specific user with the device type i.e. "Win 7" "XP" "IOS" "Android" etc
"show user-table essid <name>": This will show the users connected to specific essid.
"show user-table internal": This will show users which are authenticated with internal server "controller"
"show user-table ip <ip-addr>": This will show the complete detail about the user IP address
"show user-table mac <AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF>": This will show the user entry with it's mac address
"show user-table mobile {bindings|visitors}": This will show the details about mobile devices.
"show user-table name <user-name>":  This will show the entries with particular user name.
"show user-table phy-type {g|a}": This will show all the users specific to radio.
"show user-table role <user-role>": This will show all the users under that role.
"show user-table rows <starting row number> <Number of rows>": This will show number of rows, starting from x to y.
"show user-table station": This will show the basic details about the stations.
"show user-table summary": This will show the summary about IPv4 and IPv6, wired and wireless, users count and there authentication type.
"show user-table unique ip": This shows the user details which are with valid IP address.
"show user-table verbose": This shows few details extra like: server, VLAN, BWM etc. which is not shown under "show user-table" command.

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