Auto device Config

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Question

What is Auto device Config on MAS and how to configure it?

 

 

 

Answer

This article is applicable from 7.4.0 and above 

 

 

 

Auto Device detection and Configuration dynamically configure ports based on the type of device detected on the port.

 

 

 

When the MAS detects a new device on a port, it will apply appropriate configuration based on the predefined configuration for that device type. 

 

 

 

Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is used to detect devices.

 

 

 

Configuration:

 

 

 

 

 

Enable  Auto device Config

 

 

 

(ArubaS1500-24P) (config) #device-group ap

 

(ArubaS1500-24P) (device-group access-point) #enable

 

 

 

 

 

Configure device-group based config 

 

 

 

show device-group-config <device-type>

 

 

 

(ArubaS1500-24P) #show device-group-config ap

 

 

 

device-group access-point (N/A)

 

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Parameter                        Value

 

---------                        -----

 

Enable Device Config             false

 

Enable Auto LACP                 true

 

Interface MSTP Profile           mstpEdge

 

Interface GVRP Profile           N/A

 

Interface PVST Profile           PVSTEDGE

 

Interface LLDP Profile           device-group-default

 

Interface PoE Profile            device-group-default

 

Interface Ethernet Link Profile  default

 

Interface QoS Profile            N/A

 

Interface Policer Profile        N/A

 

Interface AAA Profile            mac-ics-dot1x

 

Interfaces To Shutdown           N/A

 

Interface MTU                    1514

 

Interface Ingress ACL            N/A

 

Interface Egress ACL             N/A

 

Interface Session ACL            N/A

 

Interface QoS Trust Mode         auto

 

Interface Switching Profile      access_vlan_30

 

Interface Security Profile       N/A

 

Interface Trusted Mode           Untrusted

 

 

 

 

 

The way device-group works is that, once an aruba ap is detected on an interface via lldp; configuration of the interface will be overwritten by what is specified in deivce-group, so lets say initially the interface-config was switch-profile xyz and pvst-profile abc however in device-group there is switching-profile u and pvst-profile w till a device is connected to the interface which is not an aruba ap, the interface config is valid on that once ap is detected, the interface config gets overwritten

 

 

 

Note: Currently supported only for Aruba AP/IAP that can send Aruba’s Proprietary LLDP TLV

 

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