Controller Based WLANs

How to clean the tar files from the flash of an Aruba Controller?
Requirement:
To clean up the memory space of the flash on the controller.


Solution:
We can clean up some space on an Aruba Controller flash after downloading the required TAR bundles.


Configuration:
(ArubaMaster) #
(ArubaMaster) #tar logs
This operation may take a while, Please do not power cycle the box

(ArubaMaster) #
(ArubaMaster) #tar flash
Please wait while we tar the entire /flash directory...
Please wait while we compress the tar file...
Copying file to flash...
File flash.tar.gz created successfully on flash.
Please copy it out of the switch and delete it when done.

(ArubaMaster) #
(ArubaMaster) #dir

-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         6077 Nov 30 10:22 AUDITTRAIL-HISTORY.log
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         3844 Nov 30 10:22 AUDITTRAIL-LOGIN_OUT-HISTORY.log
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root           96 Dec 27 10:26 blimits
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root           40 Nov 30 10:22 bmap
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        20783 Sep 29 16:15 controlpath-pcap.tar.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        32610 Dec 15 16:11 default.cfg
drwxr-xr-x    4 root     root         4096 Oct 25 11:19 fieldCerts
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root       892813 Dec 27 12:39 flash.tar.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root      3718656 Dec 27 12:38 logs.tar
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        30287 Oct 25 11:19 original.cfg
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 May  6  2016 tpm

(ArubaMaster) #

(ArubaMaster) #tar clean logs
(ArubaMaster) #tar clean flash

 



Verification
(ArubaMaster) #tar clean logs
(ArubaMaster) #
(ArubaMaster) #dir

-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         6077 Nov 30 10:22 AUDITTRAIL-HISTORY.log
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         3844 Nov 30 10:22 AUDITTRAIL-LOGIN_OUT-HISTORY.log
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root           96 Dec 27 10:26 blimits
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root           40 Nov 30 10:22 bmap
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        20783 Sep 29 16:15 controlpath-pcap.tar.gz
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        32610 Dec 15 16:11 default.cfg
drwxr-xr-x    4 root     root         4096 Oct 25 11:19 fieldCerts
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root        30287 Oct 25 11:19 original.cfg
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 May  6  2016 tpm

(ArubaMaster) #
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