Controller Based WLANs

Why do I not see the F flag in the datapath session table and what is the function of this flag?

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Product and Software: This article applies to all Aruba controllers and ArubaOS versions.


The fast age (F) flag is set on most all non-TCP sessions on the forward flow. The reverse flow generally does not have the F flag. Sessions with this flag are aged out in 15-30 seconds.


For TCP sessions, this flag remains set until the two-way handshake is complete.


This flag is applicable in all platforms.



(Aruba800) #show datapath session table


Datapath Session Table Entries


Flags: F - fast age, S - src NAT, N - dest NAT


D - deny, R - redirect, Y - no syn


H - high prio, P - set prio, T - set ToS


C - client, M - mirror, V - VOIP


I - Deep inspect, U - Locally destined


Source IP Destination IP Prot SPort DPort Cntr Prio ToS Age Destination TAge Flags

-------------- -------------- ---- ----- ----- ---- ---- --- --- ----------- ---- ----- 1 1 2048 0 0 0 0 1/5 c FYCI 1 1 2048 0 0 0 0 1/5 c FYCI

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