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What are the enhancements made in the Accounting options for Captive Portal network in Aruba Instant version 6.2.1.0-3.3.0.0 and how do I configure them?

by on ‎07-03-2014 05:04 PM

This article explains the new accounting options introduced in IAP OS version 6.2.1.0-3.3.0.0.
 
There are two Accounting modes –

  1. Association mode Accounting - accounting starts after Captive Portal client association and stops after clients disassociation.
  2. Association mode accounting - accounting starts after Captive Portal authentication and stops after clients logout.

This article applies to all the IAPs running a minimum OS version of 6.2.1.0-3.3.0.0

 

Environment : All the sample outputs in this article has been tested on IAP 135 running 6.2.1.0-3.3.0.0.

 

 

  1. Create a New SSID and navigate to Security
  2. Select the splash page as "External-Radius Authentication" or "External- Authentication text".
  3. Select "association" or "authentication" from the accounting drop down as show below:

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Additionally, we can configuration accounting interval in minutes.

 

The command “show ap debug auth-trace-buf” shows the details of accounting messages being exchanged.

 

 

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