How do we suppress the traps/syslog messages of AP's during maintenance/upgrade of controller?

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Q:

How do we suppress the traps/syslog messages of AP's during maintenance/upgrade of controller?



A:
The AP's will reboot/bootstrap during maintenance which may generate AP-DOWN/AP-UP traps and flood the syslog servers with log messages.  If "AP Maintenance Mode" is enabled, APs stop flooding unnecessary traps and syslog messages to network management systems or network operations centers during a deployment or scheduled upgrade maintenance. The controller still generates debug syslog messages if debug logging is enabled. After completing the network maintenance, we need to disable AP maintenance mode to ensure all traps and syslog messages are sent out. AP maintenance mode is disabled by default as highlighted below.
(Aruba7210) #show ap system-profile default

AP system profile "default"
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Parameter                               Value
---------                               -----
RF Band                                 g
RF Band for AM mode scanning            all
Native VLAN ID                          1
Tunnel Heartbeat Interval               1
Corporate DNS Domain                    N/A
SNMP sysContact                         N/A
LED operating mode (11n/11ac APs only)  normal
LED override                            Disabled
Driver log level                        emergencies
SAP MTU                                 N/A
RAP MTU                                 1200 bytes
LMS IP                                  N/A
Backup LMS IP                           N/A
LMS IPv6                                N/A
Backup LMS IPv6                         N/A
LMS Preemption                          Disabled
LMS Hold-down Period                    600 sec
LMS ping interval                       20
Remote-AP DHCP Server VLAN              N/A
Remote-AP DHCP Server Id                192.168.11.1
Remote-AP DHCP Default Router           192.168.11.1
Remote-AP DHCP DNS Server               N/A
Remote-AP DHCP Pool Start               192.168.11.2
Remote-AP DHCP Pool End                 192.168.11.254
Remote-AP DHCP Pool Netmask             255.255.255.0
Remote-AP DHCP Lease Time               0 days
Remote-AP uplink total bandwidth        0 kbps
Remote-AP bw reservation 1              N/A
Remote-AP bw reservation 2              N/A
Remote-AP bw reservation 3              N/A
Bootstrap threshold                     8
Double Encrypt                          Disabled
Dump Server                             N/A
Heartbeat DSCP                          0
Maintenance Mode                        Disabled
Maximum Request Retries                 10
Request Retry Interval                  10 sec
Number of IPSEC retries                 85
AeroScout RTLS Server                   N/A
RTLS Server configuration               N/A
RTLS Server Compatibility Mode          Enabled
Telnet                                  Disabled
Spanning Tree                           Disabled
AP multicast aggregation                Disabled
AP ARP attack protection                Disabled
AP multicast aggregation allowed VLANs  none
Console enable                          Enabled
AP Console Password                     ********
Password for Backup                     ********
AP USB Power override                   Disabled
RF Band for Backup                      all
Operation for Backup                    off
BLE Endpoint URL                        N/A
BLE Auth Token                          N/A
BLE Operation Mode                      Disabled

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