What is explicit-ageout-client and how to configure it?

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Prior to 4.2, once a client connects to AP, the AP will keep its information for a period of time, which can be configured by using the CLI inactivity-timeout 1000. If the client has not received any messages from or transmitted to the AP within this period, the AP will clear all the information about this client, without letting the client know.

Hence a new knob  "explicit-ageout-client " is introduced in 4.2 code.


•In 4.2, an additional knob is introduced such that by enabling this knob, before the AP clears out the client’s information, it will send a de-authentication message to the client.

This feature is disabled by default.




wlan ssid-profile test



commit apply



# show run


wlan ssid-profile test
 index 2
 type guest
 essid test
 opmode opensystem
 max-authentication-failures 0
 vlan guest
 auth-server Clearpass
 set-role-pre-auth Preauth
 rf-band all
 captive-portal external profile Clearpass166
 dtim-period 1
 inactivity-timeout 1000
 explicit-ageout-client  <===========================
 broadcast-filter arp
 dmo-channel-utilization-threshold 90
 local-probe-req-thresh 0
 max-clients-threshold 64
auth-survivability cache-time-out 24
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