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Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

Just started managing a new customer's site, and they have a 620 running the wireless.

Customer has requested that 2 of the 3 profiles/accounts used to access (One is Corp, Other is Guest and then Tenant) allow the end user to keep the ability to leave the network and return to the site without having to sign back in or authenitcate.

 

Being new to the Aruba, any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks

Guru Elite

Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

What type of authentication are they using?

 


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Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

Appears to be AAA, with a 802.1X.

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Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

802.1x meaning WPA/2-PSK?   How do they connect?  The supplicant on the device, after waking up, should try to reconnect them, typically.

 


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Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

Should be just the WPA/s-PSK. Kind of stunmbling around the Aruba, as I am more fluent with Cisco.

 

Guru Elite

Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

If the users are using a single preshared key to connect, when they come back to their devices, they should attempt to connect back to the network by themselves.

 

What exactly is happening?

 


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Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

Yeah, the customer has a preshared key used by guests.

When the device sits idle and/or leaves the network, they are prompted to re-enter the key.

 

Customer wants the timeout/return to be around 7 days.

 

 

Guru Elite

Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

What devices are those? It should just reconnect. The controller cannot force a prompt for a PSK. It is the supplicant on the device that would do that.

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Occasional Contributor II

Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

Thinkind it is Apple related.

 

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Re: Need assistance with 620 and Authentication Times Extended

Being told that it is all devices.

Laptops once they go to sleep are prompting the visiting users to re-enter the pre-shared key.

 

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