Controller Based WLANs

How to password protect the console access of an Aruba AP in ArubaOS and above?


We need to password protect the console af an Aruba AP.




We can configure shell password in AP system profile to secure the AP console.




(master) (config) #ap system-profile default
(master) (AP system profile "default") #shell-passwd aruba123
(master) (AP system profile "default") #



When we try to access the console port of the AP, we will get a password prompt.

input passwd is not correct!


When we enter the correct password, we get console access:

~ #

 NOTE: In ArubaOS and above the password is enabled by default.

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