Controller-less WLANs

How to SSH into another device from IAP

by on ‎04-06-2015 03:40 AM

Environment- This article applies to all Instant models and versions above -4.0.0.x

Answer- In instant we do have an option to SSH to any other device/SSH server.

Below is the method to do it:

00:24:6c:c8:68:98# show version
Aruba Operating System Software.
ArubaOS (MODEL: 105), Version 6.4.2.3-4.1.1.2
Website: http://www.arubanetworks.com
Copyright (c) 2002-2015, Aruba Networks, Inc.
Compiled on 2015-01-15 at 08:03:57 PST (build 48114) by p4build


00:24:6c:c8:68:98# show aps

2 Access Points
---------------
Name               IP Address      Mode    Spectrum  Clients  Type  Mesh Role  Zone  2.4 Channel  2.4 Power (dB)  2.4 Utilization (%)  2.4 Noise Floor (dBm)  5.0 Channel  5.0 Po      wer (dB)  5.0 Utilization (%)  5.0 Noise Floor (dBm)  Need Antenna Config  From Port  Config Id  Config Csum  Ext SSID Active  Age
----               ----------      ----    --------  -------  ----  ---------  ----  -----------  --------------  -------------------  ---------------------  -----------  ------      --------  -------------------  ---------------------  -------------------  ---------  ---------  -----------  ---------------  ---
00:24:6c:c8:68:98  10.17.168.254*  access  disable   0        105   Portal     -     -            -               -                    -                      44           22                    20(good)             -94(good)              No                   none       1          1585         disable          8m:36s
24:de:c6:cd:6c:36  10.17.168.251   access  disable   0        105   N/A        -     -            -               -                    -                      -            -                     -                    -                      No                   none       1          1585         disable          2m:17s


00:24:6c:c8:68:98  10.17.168.254  ==> master
24:de:c6:cd:6c:36  10.17.168.251  ==> slave


00:24:6c:c8:68:98# ssh 10.17.168.251 user admin port 22

Host '10.17.168.251' key accepted unconditionally.
(fingerprint sha1 1b:70:4d:47:52:ea:00:ce:5f:0e:f9:db:db:04:d0:4a:42:fc:98:15)
admin@10.17.168.251's password:

=====[now we are in the SSH session of the slave as shown below]=========
24:de:c6:cd:6c:36#
24:de:c6:cd:6c:36# show ip interface brief
Interface                   IP Address / IP Netmask            Admin   Protocol
br0                         10.17.168.251 / 255.255.255.224    up      up

=====[to go back to the master IAP, execute the below command]========

24:de:c6:cd:6c:36#
24:de:c6:cd:6c:36# exit
00:24:6c:c8:68:98#
00:24:6c:c8:68:98# show ip interface brief
Interface                   IP Address / IP Netmask            Admin   Protocol
br0                         10.17.168.254 / 255.255.255.224    up      up
00:24:6c:c8:68:98#

You can also ssh to controller or any other SSH capable devices.

 

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