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Contributor II
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎04-03-2011

RAP uplink quality check

Hi!

 

Is there a way to see the quality of the link between a remote accesspoint and the controller? I'm working with a customer who uses lots of RAPs behind weak links such as 3G/4G/DSL etc. When users call and complain about performance it would be really neat to have a way to see what kind of uplink speed the RAP is having to determine if it's the uplink choking or if there's some other problem.

 

Is there such a command/Airwave feature?

 

Chris

Aruba Employee
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎03-23-2010

Re: RAP uplink quality check

Unfortunately NO.

 

But one pointer you can use is RSSI value. You can find this in the output of "show ap debug usb ap-name <ap-name>"

 

Probably, if RSSI is too low, the connectivity might take a hit.

Contributor II
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎04-03-2011

Re: RAP uplink quality check

That's a good tip with the APs that use a modem directly mounted. Do you know any trick for RAP5s that are connected with wire into a 3/4G modem/router?

Guru Elite
Posts: 21,260
Registered: ‎03-29-2007

Re: RAP uplink quality check

If anything, you could ping the inner ip address of the AP to determine responsiveness.

 



Colin Joseph
Aruba Customer Engineering

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