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ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

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  • 1.  ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Aug 01, 2018 07:12 AM

    Hi all,

     

    I recently deployed 2xMMs with 4xMDs running 8.3.0.1. I cannot find how to do a specific settings such as spesific radio profile, virtual ap including/excluding. Can you kindly make me navigate these settings.



  • 2.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Aug 01, 2018 09:08 AM

    Hi emreaydin,

     

    The global profiles are stored in Configuration->System then Profiles Tab.  Under that tab, Radio settings for each profile are in RF Management, Virtual AP settings are under Wireless LAN.1.jpg

     

     

     

     

    If you're looking to change profiles per AP-group, make sure "Show advanced profiles" is enabled.  Just click username in top right->Preferences (There may be a bug in 8.3 that requires you to be in Configuration section to see "Preferences".)  

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     A new tab will appear on the far right in Configuration->AP Groups after you click your AP group which will show you profiles affecting this group. 3.jpg

     

     

     

     


  • 3.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Aug 01, 2018 10:18 AM

    Hi Escaloni,

     

    Thanks for reply! I see what you are talking about. I use those all already. But the profiles you showed affect their group.

    I am looking for AP specific configuration. As you remember, In os 6, If you do any spesific config for an AP, this setting override AP's group setting.

    Thanks in advance.



  • 4.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Aug 01, 2018 10:59 AM
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    Hi!

     

    I actually joined the Aruba train on ArubsOS 8 a little over a year ago, so never saw what changes there were between it and OS 6.  

     

    I will say in all that time, I haven't seen any profiles for specific AP overrides. I believe APs are relying on ARM & airmatch to make adjustments, and you just tweak the profiles for the group.   

     

    From my experience, the only options would be to place the single AP into it's own group, tweak the advanced settings of the ARM profile of the group for 5 & 2.4 bands (Attached guide), or use 'airmatch ap freeze' command on the controllers cli to make changes to band/channel/eirp/lms.  This doesn't show up as being overriden in the GUI, so I'd take caution in utilizing this method.

     

     



  • 5.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings
    Best Answer

    Posted Aug 01, 2018 05:23 PM

    I don’t see the way to do this in GUI like in AOS 6, but you can do this in cli:

    Example to change one AP system profile in /md/LAB/LAB7005 controller:

    (MM) *[mynode] #cd ?
    /
    /md
    /md/LAB
    /md/PROD
    /mm
    /mm/mynode
    LAB7005                 Alias for /md/LAB/20:4c:03:03:xx:zz
    PROD1         Alias for /md/PROD/00:1a:1e:02:xx:zz
    <node-path>             Path of config node
    
    (MM) *[mynode] #cd LAB7005
    (MM) *[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] #configure t
    Enter Configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z
    
    (MM) *[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] (config) #ap-name d8:c7:c8:c9:xx:zz 
    (MM) ^*[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] (config) #ap-name d8:c7:c8:c9:xx:zz
    (MM) ^*[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] (AP name "d8:c7:c8:c9:xx:zz") #ap-system-profile NoAuthApSystem
    (MM) ^*[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] (AP name "d8:c7:c8:c9:xx:zz") #exit
    (MM) ^*[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] (config) #exit
    (MM) ^*[20:4c:03:03:xx:zz] #write m
    
    Saving Configuration...

     Logon to controller LAB7005:

    (LAB7005) #show ap-name d8:c7:c8:c9:xx:zz
    
    AP name "d8:c7:c8:c9:xx:zz"
    ---------------------------
    Parameter                                Value
    ---------                                -----
    Virtual AP                               N/A
    Excluded Virtual AP                      N/A
    802.11a radio profile                    N/A
    802.11g radio profile                    N/A
    Ethernet interface 0 port configuration  N/A
    Ethernet interface 1 port configuration  N/A
    Ethernet interface 2 port configuration  N/A
    Ethernet interface 3 port configuration  N/A
    Ethernet interface 4 port configuration  N/A
    AP system profile                        NoAuthApSystem
    AP multizone profile                     N/A
    802.11a Traffic Management profile       N/A
    802.11g Traffic Management profile       N/A
    Regulatory Domain profile                N/A
    RF Optimization profile                  N/A
    RF Event Thresholds profile              N/A
    IDS profile                              N/A
    Mesh Radio profile                       N/A
    Mesh Cluster profile                     N/A
    Excluded Mesh Cluster profile            N/A
    AP authorization profile                 N/A
    (LAB7005) #


  • 6.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Aug 02, 2018 08:00 AM

    This will be disappontment for some people for sure :) But aos 8 is worth it, I think. Anyway, thanks for answer!

     



  • 7.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Feb 12, 2019 06:22 PM

    You can find these settings in the GUI by clicking the drop down next to your username and selecting Preferences and checking the "Show Advanced Profiles. This allows you to view Profiles under AP Groups when you have an AP Group selected.



  • 8.  RE: ArubaOS 8 AP Specific Settings

    Posted Jun 18, 2020 01:35 PM

    Hi,

     

    There is a way to achieve per-AP configuration on standalone Mobility Controllers 8.x using CLI (no option for Web however). You need to use 'ap-name' command.

     

    Here is an example:

     

    (config) #ap-name YourAP
    (AP name "YourAP") #dot11a-radio-profile Custom-RF-Profile-5GHz
    (AP name "YourAP") #dot11g-radio-profile RF-Profile-2.4GHz-OFF
    (AP name "YourAP") #end
    write mem

     

    (MC) ^[mynode] #show ap-name YourAP

    AP name "YourAP"
    -----------------------
    Parameter Value
    --------- -----
    Virtual AP N/A
    Excluded Virtual AP N/A
    802.11a radio profile Custom-RF-Profile-5GHz
    802.11g radio profile RF-Profile-2.4GHz-OFF
    Ethernet interface 0 port configuration N/A
    Ethernet interface 1 port configuration N/A

    ...

     

    The ap-name profile will overwrite the command you specify to the access point. In my example, I am overwriting radio-profiles to an AP. All remaining configuration that is untouched in the ap-name profile is taken from the AP Group (VAP profiles are not modified in my ap-name profile so the VAP from the AP Group will apply).

     

    I recommend using ap-name for temporary modifications, when troubleshooting for example. Make sure to use AP Groups as much as possible in production.