Aruba activate uses rules to supply provisioning information to aruba devices, autoassign devices to folders, and trigger notification events. For the highestperformance wifi environments, the instant ap205 accommodates 802. The rap 108 rap 109 ships with aruba instant software. So that was the reason the ap converted from instant firmware to rap firmware. Aruba clientmatch is a patented rf technology designed to optimize client experience by improving connectivty and roaming decisions. Therefore, out of the box, the rap 3 will operate as a virtual controller vc or an instant ap. Aruba airwave is a powerful and easytouse network operations system that not only manages wired and wireless infrastructure from aruba and a wide range of thirdparty manufacturers, but also provides granular visibility into devices, users and applications on the network. Plan software application to determine the proper installation locations. The commands add the accesspoint to the ap whitelist and provision the ap in the correct apgroup.
In order to support growing iot requirements, aps also support zigbee, bluetooth, and 3rd party protocols. Aruba data networking device brand partner barcodes inc. Zerotouch provisioning as well as automated firmware upgrades and inventory management with the cloud based aruba activate service. This video shows how to convert an aruba campus ap or aruba instant ap to a remote ap that connects to the controller over the internet via ipsec. Aruba 300 series access points hewlett packard enterprise. The first thing you need is to create the statically a record on your dns server. I go to the maintenance window in the gui and hit the convert tab, select remote aps managed by a mobility controller, i enter the ip address of my master controller an inside address and not the global i then click convert now. Aruba airheads powered by community for empower the community.
Centrally managed by aruba mobility controllers, the rap 3 extends corporate resources to remote locations by establishing sitetosite vpn tunnels to the data center. During the initial configuration of aruba instant access point, it will enable default ssid called instant to login to the configuration interface if you are going to manage via wifi. To manage such a device from aruba central, you must manually enable the provisioning and management service on the switch. Configuring the secure remote access point service aruba. Enter the ip address provided to you by your it administrator. The aruba rap3 extends corporate resources to remote locations by establishing sitetosite vpn tunnels to the data center. With aruba activate, instant aps are factoryshipped to any site and configure themselves when powered up. I have tried plugging it straight into our controller same model and software level as the remote controller but this didnt update the software. The e1e3 ports, located at the bottom of the ap figure 3, are 10100. For more information on zero touch provisioning of the rap, see provisioning 4g usb modems on remote access points.
The ap304 and ap305 access points require arubaos 6. When activate receives information about a devices current operating mode, activate responds with proper. The ap304 and iap304 access points are equipped with three external antenna connectors on the front. Initial provisioning is not the same as provisioning a rap2 or rap5. Remote access rap manual provisioning airheads community. The network device boots up and requests an ip address from the dhcp server. Example of ap provisioning went you got the record of aruba master on the dns server and you are distributing dhcp on the port that you will connect the ap. An aruba web page will appear see figure 3, requesting the ip address of the master controller. This is a series of videos that will focus on zero touch provisioning of the branch gateway using activate. When i try and connect my laptop to them to provision them, the rap. A locallymanaged or preconfigured switch cannot connect to aruba central, unless it is configured to identify aruba central as its management entity. Anyone who is familiar with aruba networks wireless networking gear knows they have a mix of controllers, switches and access points to provide a result of ubiquitous wireless services within and across an enterprise footprint. We recently ran into an issue where a customer had a brand new rap3 that they were trying to provision on their aruba controller.
Before you begin to provision your instant on ap, ensure that the following prerequisites. Aruba rap 5wn remote access point the rap 5wn is a powerful platform for the multiuser small branch office or for power users who work from a home office. The aruba rap 3 extends corporate resources to remote locations by establishing sitetosite vpn tunnels to the data center. Aruba rap not provisioning enterprise networks solutions. Otherwise, the access point will be not correctly integrated with the solution. To improve your support experience, we are consolidating all support sites to asp and the aruba support center documentation and download software folders will no longer be updated after april 30, 2020. Aruba, a hewlett packard enterprise company 6,306 views. Aruba central maakt het opzetten van het netwerk een stuk eenvoudiger dankzij zero touch provisioning. Centrally managed by aruba mobility controllers, the access point ap extends corporate resources to remote locations by establishing sitetosite vpn tunnels to the data center. Remote ap whitelist is the list of approved aps that can be provisioned on your controller. Please note that this value must be unique for all the devices entered in the admin panel.
When a devices identifies aruba central as its management entity, it automatically connects to aruba central. For aruba networks products it corresponds to the ap name displayed in the wireless ap installation provision page please check the provisioning paragraph above. The rap 5wn features wired and wireless connectivity. Upgrade rap3wnpus airheads community aruba networks. Rap bridge mode ssids are configurable to stay up indefinitely alwayson persistent. Bill carr, comm solutions chief mobility architect discusses in this video how to provision an aruba networks remote ap. Arubaos 8 controller deployment flomain networking. This video demonstrates how to convert aruba instant access points and campus access points to work as remote access points. If the dhcp reply has a dns server included the network device tries to get the current time and date from ntp afterwards, the device connects to and posts mac, serial number and part number to get provisioning. Aruba instant on user guide aruba instant on community. Select the switch model and the software version to which you want to apply the new template. Aruba calls this zerotouch provisioning, which means that the it organization simply preprograms the mac address of each authorized rap into a whitelist on the master controller and then ships the rap to the end user.
Did connect to the instant ssid and downloaded the image, the rap3 will boot. If the device is running a software version that does not have the sdwan software defined wide area network. The tasks for configuring a n aruba access points as a secure remote access point service are. Aruba access points aps use aipowered rf optimization, rich user and application intelligence, and smart management options to improve user experiences, deliver seamless cellular and wifi transitions, and provide slagrade application qos. The rap 5 will connect to the designated master controller and download the necessary provisioning information. The rap2wg includes a security certificate that is stored in flash memory. For cap bridgemode ssids, the cap will be brought down after the keepalive times out default 3.
Therefore, out of the box, the rap 108 rap 109 will operate as a virtual controller vc or an instant ap. Provisioning rap3 issue airheads community aruba networks. Below you will find the necessary commands to provision an aruba accesspoint via cli. This video shows how to convert an aruba campus ap or aruba instant ap to a remote ap that connects to the controller over the internet via.
If poe is not available, a proprietary aruba apac12v30b power adapter kit sold separately can be. In this post, i describe the different ways to deploy a controller with arubaos 8. The rap 3 delivers a wireless data rate of up to 300 mbps, and has three 10100baset ethernet ports and one usb port for. Delivering a wireless data rate of up to 300 mbps, the rap 3 has three 10100baset ethernet ports and one usb port for connecting to 3g and 4g networks. Leds can be configured via arubaos or aruba instant software into three separate modes. Aruba rap108 and rap109 remote access point etilize. Rap3s ship with instantap code on them and boot up as instants. Aruba rap3 access point best price available online. Controller deployment is significantly easier with arubaos 8 and it is the first time, that we see zero touch provisioning for controllers.
With aruba remote access points rap, you can use the wireless controller that is already available at your main campus and allow the access points from these remote locations to associate, via the web, through a secure ipsec tunnel. Enable aruba central management service on the switch. How aruba central provisioning works flomain networking. For information about the iap to rap conversion, see rap. The aruba ap205h access point is a highperformance dual radio wireless and wired access point for. A provisioning rule supplies provisioning information when a device in factorydefault mode communicates with the cloud. The multifunctional aruba rap 3 delivers secure 802. Example of ap provisioning went you got the record of arubamaster on the dns server and you are distributing dhcp on the port that you will connect the ap. The multifunctional aruba rap3 delivers secure 802. However, the rap 108 rap 109 can be converted to operate as a remote ap rap. The aruba support portal asp has all current software and documents for all current aruba products. Adding the ap to the whitelist is necessary when using controlplane security. Quickspecs aruba 300 series access points standard features choose your operating mode page 3 aruba 300 series aps offer a choice o f operating modes to meet your unique management and deployment requirements.
The rap108rap109 ships with aruba instant software. What software version do you have on your controller. For more information, see updating the software image on an instant on site. Provisioning a rap3 airheads community aruba networks. The it professional can do this without having to plug the rap into the controller, and the rap remains in its packaging untouched. At default the instant advertises an ssid instant which is the overtheair provisioning ssid. For large installations across multiple sites, the aruba activate service significantly reduces deployment time by automating device provisioning, firmware upgrades, and inventory management. Aruba remote access point rap networks validated reference. With a maximum data rate of 867 mbps in the 5ghz band and 300 mbps in the 2. Centrally managed by aruba mobility controllers, the rap 3 extends corporate resources to remote locations by establishing site. View and download aruba rap 108 installation manual online. The rap 3 delivers a wireless data rate of up to 300 mbps, and has three 10100baset ethernet ports and one usb port for connecting to 3g and 4g networks. Aruba ap205h wireless access point it service catalog.941 427 545 1198 1271 372 782 484 1365 648 59 977 191 573 1596 167 997 1091 908 1298 1368 938 1014 602 395 986 1462 69 991 257 956 1515 182 755 897 658 618 558 1167 31 923 5 819 1072 533 447