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How to change the name of an ESSID for a network on an IAP?

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Requirement:

How to change the name of an ESSID for a network on an IAP?



Solution:

In older IAP codes, the name of the ssid-profile used to remain as the ESSID as well.
However, starting from 6.4.3.1-4.2.0.3 code, we can change the name of the ESSID as per our requirement.



Configuration:

GUI
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We can change the name of an ESSID by clicking on Edit on the Network Name --> show advanced options --> change the ESSID name

 


Then Click on Next till the wizard completes.


CLI
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IAP (config) # wlan ssid-profile <ssid-profile-name>
IAP (SSID Profile "<ssid-profile-name>") # essid <ESSID-NAME>
IAP (SSID Profile "<ssid-profile-name>") # exit
IAP (config) # exit
IAP# wr me
Save configuration.
IAP# commit apply 
committing configuration...
configuration committed.
IAP# 


Verification

Check the below commands:-

IAP# show  network

Networks
--------
Profile Name  ESSID      Clients  Type      Band  Authentication Method  Key Management  IP Assignment  Status   Zone  Coding   Active
------------  -----      -------  ----      ----  ---------------------  --------------  -------------  ------   ----  ------   ------
test-profile  test-ssid  0        employee  all   None                   WPA2-AES        Default VLAN   Enabled  -     Default  Yes

IAP# show  ap bss-table 

Aruba AP BSS Table
------------------
bss                ess        port  ip             phy    type  ch/EIRP/max-EIRP  cur-cl  ap name            in-t(s)  tot-t
---                ---        ----  --             ---    ----  ----------------  ------  -------            -------  -----
40:e3:d6:1b:f4:80  test-ssid  ?/?   10.17.170.248  g-HT   ap    11/20/20          0       IAP  0        11s
40:e3:d6:1b:f4:90  test-ssid  ?/?   10.17.170.248  a-VHT  ap    149E/23/23        0       IAP  0        11s

Channel followed by "*" indicates channel selected due to unsupported configured channel.
"Spectrum" followed by "^" indicates Local Spectrum Override in effect.

Num APs:2
Num Associations:0
IAP# 
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Last update:
‎06-02-2016 02:08 PM
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