How to find the cloud activation key via CLI?

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Aruba Employee

Environment : Any Instant AP / Mobility Access switch deployment running OS which supports Cloud activation (MAS & Instant 4.0 release)


Mobility Access Switch ::

Please ensure reachability for The cloud activation key can be forced by using command "activate firmware check" and then cloud activation key would be displayed under command "show version".

(ArubaS1500-12P) #show version

Aruba Operating System Software.
ArubaOS (MODEL: ArubaS1500-12P), Version
Copyright (c) 2002-2014, Aruba Networks, Inc.
Compiled on 2014-07-09 at 11:48:15 PDT (build 44718) by p4build
ROM: System Bootstrap, Version CPBoot (build 39779)
Built: 2013-09-09 07:19:55
Built by: p4build@re_client_39779
Switch uptime is 12 minutes 58 seconds
Reboot Cause: User reboot.
Processor XLS 208 (revision A1) with 1023M bytes of memory.
959M bytes of System flash
Activation Key: HGSVK813

Instant Access Point ::

 Please ensure https reachability to from IAP subnet. The IAP has to be able to establish an https connection to to learn the Cloud Activation Key.  If Activation key has been generated, it would be found under command "show about" .

24:de:c6:c3:f0:e6# show about
Name                :Aruba Operating System Software
Type                :105
Build Time          :2014-11-05 10:00:49 PST
Version             :
Website             :
Legal               :Copyright (c) 2002-2014, Aruba Networks, Inc.
Cloud Activation Key:JERY7O6F


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