Aruba Networks, Switching

User tunnel not operational

René Jorissen on January 17, 2020 3 Comments • Tags: #user #userrole

HPE Aruba switches have the concept of user-based tunnelling. In short, the wired connections behave like a wireless connection. All traffic from the wired client is tunnelled to the central controller. This provides functions like central firewalling and micro-segmentation by blocking inter-user traffic. Yesterday I had a customer complaining that multiple clients weren’t able to … Read More

Aruba Networks, ClearPass, Configuration Example, Security, Switching

Downloadable User-Roles and NTP sync

René Jorissen on February 13, 2019 1 Comment • Tags: #clearpass #switch

The HPE Aruba switches have this cool feature called downloadable user-roles (DUR). DUR enables the switch to use a central ClearPass server to download user-roles to the switch for authenticated users. More and more customers want to implement wired authentication to strengthen the security level of their network. Via DUR the switches perform an HTTPS … Read More

Aruba Networks, Configuration Example

Problems provisioning AP324?

René Jorissen on January 19, 2018 0 Comments • Tags: #ap324 #cli #provisioning

I had to provision some AP324 APs on a standalone Aruba Mobility Controller. The controller runs AOS 8.2.0.2 code and functions as standalone controller. So what could be a problem when provisioning an AP324 via the GUI??? Well during the provisioning I couldn’t choose the desired custom AP group. I can only choose from both … Read More