did i miss something ? i browsed today thru my config of iap-cluster (105/135) and saw that webui management say "airwave" management instead of "local" as it was for more than 2-3 years.
it was never managed by airwave/ams, so i wonder why config lines like this suddenly are added after plain upgrading.
as i kept config file histories, it seems this already happenend after upgrading to 18.104.22.168 in october , today i upgraded directly from webui to 22.214.171.124 as it was finally once offered again . normally upgrading happens with local file upgrades e.g. with weblinks/dropbox whatever. (pointing to iap105 and iap135 file, the usual way many ppl use).
so, what's up with this magic config additions, BB is watchin' on verizon ? ;-) :
Name: pool-98-118-82-145.bstnma.fios.verizon.netAddress: 126.96.36.199
ams-ip 188.8.131.52ams-key 63877e96exxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx2655133c69b617d6ams-identity 260dc4xxxxxxxxxx6ec442e011
someone can clearify this, as i dont see hints in release-notes, perhaps it's the usual cloud management, but i would expect that german customers are freaking out if magically AMS IP adds itself thru upgrading the instant OS ;-)
I think you should open a TAC case. That is not normal.
If you have control of your config (if you can see the edit button next to SSIDs), then the Instant AP has no contact with that server. I would remove the lines:
..in the short term to make sure you have no contact with whatever server that might be...
unfortunately cant open case cause no maintenance on the instant-cluster serial numbers.
cjoseph : is/was there any instant OS with automatic call-home feature like Aruba_Central/Activate which could explain this behaviour? perhaps cause of some instantOS interim upgrade "bug" (or whatever) this just added magically without any intervention? i just wonder why and "how" those config lines added to my config.
i would expect, if this is aruba-central/activate that a hostname would be used instead of a plain IP adress.
Do you know if there's some CLI command showing OS upgrade history , then i try to reproduce by downgrading to the OS where the config lines werent added, restoring october 2016 config and then upgrading the same way again to see if the AWMS config lines add themselves again.
i cant imagine someone would have hacked my internal network by passing the external firewall, then executing a virus/trojan on one of my clients and just brute-forcing the webui/ssh instant-cluster and adds AWMS config lines just to observe. i just expect this was cause by some software bug during upgrading the OS - which is done regularly.
do you have guys in engineering where you can ask about the strange verizon.net IP adress?
Could you please share a show tech from your cluster?
show image version can let you see the one previous image on the IAP.
The reason i am requesting show tech, is for other investigative purposes. Mainly for now the serial number and mac address, any other info that might be needed.
Thanks & regards.
see PM regarding tech-support
@cjoseph : i revised the tech-support and saw the aruba-activate says "enabled" and "successful" , perhaps the iap-cluster just fetched thru aruba-cloud/central/activate a kind of AWMS config as some admin centralized added the S/N of the mentioned IAP135 to some central AWMS db ? could this be the reason?
perhaps this was done "accidentally" by some AWMS admin on aruba-networks.
so, any further ideas regarding tech-support file ?
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