What is a rogue AP and how to check the number of Rogue APs and related logs using Aruba Central dashboard?

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Environment This article applies to all IAPs running or higher versions and managed by Aruba Central cloud based solution.



Any unauthorized AP that is plugged into your wired network is considered as rogue. This is a direct security threat to the network as an attacker can then launch innumerous attacks which cause issues ranging from considerable performance loss to data theft.

To check rogue related logs and events follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Monitoring> WIDS.  On top you would find the total number of Rogue APs detected.


     2. Navigate further down the page, to view various logs related to Rogue and other threats under WIDS events. The Type field shows the AP classification as well as types of attacks on the network.


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