How to configure guest provisioning on an Instant AP?

Aruba Employee
Aruba Employee

Introduction :


Large/Medium enterprises and universities, would need to have dedicated wlan networks for guest users and vendors. In general, captive portal is the authentication method used for guests with username and password that is generated at the reception or by the guest admins.


With InstantOS, Instant now supports a guest management interface for managing guest users.



Feature Notes :


  • With the guest management interface, username can be created or deleted
  • Interface would also show the no# of more guest users that can added to the database.
  • Guest administrator would only have access to local user database.



Environment : This article applies to Aruba Instant Access Points running InstantOS version


Configuration Steps:


Following images shows the web interface configuration on Instant AP:
  1. Login to Instant web interface
  2. From the top-right main menu click on "System"

User-added image

3. On the "System" click on General tab and click on "Show advance options'

User-added image

4. Click on "Admin" tab and under the section "Guest Registration Only", create the credentials for guest admin:

User-added image



Verification :


Guest admin need to access the IP address of the Virtual Controller (VC) or and instead of entering admin credentials they would enter the credentials created for guest admin. Following figure shows how the guest management interface would look like:

User-added image

Version history
Revision #:
1 of 1
Last update:
‎07-05-2014 06:19 PM
Updated by:
Labels (1)
Search Airheads
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: