Aruba P2P Mesh – AOS8

Aruba P2P Mesh – AOS8

It seems there isn’t a vendor out there that makes creating a P2P Mesh link easy. Aruba controller configuration can be complicated and creating a P2P mesh link seemed like a daunting task (until, of course, you do it enough and get used to it, then everything is easy). I found a few decent articles… Continue Reading Aruba P2P Mesh – AOS8

Aruba Central – Automate API Key Refresh

Aruba Central – Automate API Key Refresh

In one of the previous blog posts, I wrote about my initial thoughts on Aruba Central APIs; I discussed the initial setup to generate the keys and used a script to refresh the keys since the API Token for Aruba Central expires after 7200 seconds (2 hours). It is easy to refresh a token using… Continue Reading Aruba Central – Automate API Key Refresh

Aruba Central IAP to CAP

I wrote about converting an Aruba CAP to IAP. I needed to convert the Aruba IAP to a CAP for some testing; one important piece of information in this scenario was that the IAP was in Aruba Central. If you are converting an Aruba IAP that is not in Central, you log into the IAP… Continue Reading Aruba Central IAP to CAP

Aruba – Convert CAP to IAP

This is just a short post for my reference on converting a CAP to IAP. This can be completed via the UI or CLI. From the UI: From the menu on the left; Maintenance, Access Point. There are three options here: 1) Reboot, 2)Convert to instant mode, 3)Preload Image. From here, I am able to… Continue Reading Aruba – Convert CAP to IAP

Aruba Central APIs – Initial Thoughts

Aruba Central APIs – Initial Thoughts

This post is about my very first experience with Aruba Central APIs. I enjoy working with APIs and automating things to the best of my abilities. After I finally got my Aruba Central account setup; my first step was to figure out how do I get my API token. After logging into Aruba Central, under… Continue Reading Aruba Central APIs – Initial Thoughts

VOQ – Virtual Output Queuing

I came across this topic VOQ – Virtual Output Queuing, while studying for a technical certification. Although I understood the basic idea behind it, but the authors did not do a good job explaining it, so here are some of my notes. I have tried to write this generic instead of focusing on a specific… Continue Reading VOQ – Virtual Output Queuing

Aruba AOS-CX CLI – Initial thoughts

With everything moving to the cloud and vendors coming out with all different cool dashboards and UI’s for monitoring/managing, dependence on the CLI is not what it used to be. Most of the monitoring and configurations tasks have migrated to the cloud-based dashboards. Each vendor has its flavor for troubleshooting in the cloud dashboard as… Continue Reading Aruba AOS-CX CLI – Initial thoughts

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