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The different between ARUBA OS 5.0 and OS 6.2?

customer ask me the different between them,I will upgrade the ARUBA 3400 OS 5.0 to 6.2.


Re: The different between ARUBA OS 5.0 and OS 6.2?

That's a beefy question! Here are some of the features that were added in 6.0, 6.1 and 6.2. Be sure to read the release notes for the upgrade steps from 5 to 6.x



  • Control plane security enabled by default
  • Wireless Intrustion Protection (requires RFProtect license)
  • Spectrum Analysis
  • OSPFv2
  • PVST+
  • Remote Node controllers (controller that gets its config from a central controller)
  • Band Steering
  • Bulk Import in Guest Provisioning
  • BCMC Optimization


  • IPv6 support for controllers and APs
  • Hybrid spectrum monitoring
  • VPN Support for IKEv2
  • Block Traffic Between Clients On the Same Virtual AP
  • Device Fingerprinting
  • Walled Garden Access
  • Certificate Revocation
  • New dashboard page


  • Support for 72xx, RAP-108, RAP-109, RAP-3WN platforms
  • LLDP support
  • Spectrum analysis enhancements
  • DFS support for newer APs
  • Support for Single-Chain Mode
  • New controller and campus wizards
  • Significant UI enhancements
  • Firewall visibility (monitor the applications running and the users using them in a given network)
  • RAP bandwidth contract support



If this response is more than 1 year old, it may no longer be accurate. Please consult official Aruba documentation, TAC or your Aruba SE.

| Aruba Alumni | @timcappalli | |

Occasional Contributor II

Re: The different between ARUBA OS 5.0 and OS 6.2?

thank you for reply

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