Parameters on Device Inventory tab in Aruba Instant ON Web Portal

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Parameters on Device Inventory tab in Aruba Instant ON Web Portal

  • All the Options on Device Inventory tab in Aruba Instant ON Web Portal is explained below.
  • It is possible to select / unselect few options as per the requirement by clicking on the Spanner Tool icon.
  • It is also possible to sort the APs based on the below parameters. (The below screenshot is sorted based on the MAC address of the APs).

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Name :

  • Name assigned to the APs in the Site.
  • Name is by default the Serial number of the APs.
  • Click on the AP drop down menu to change the AP name.
  • This name field reflects in the switch LLDP information through DHCP options.

State :

  • Displays the current state of the APs.
  • There are 4 possible states an AP can be in, at any given time.
  • Offline
  • Synchronizing
  • Active
  • Restarting

State Duration :

MAC Address :

  • Displays the MAC address of the APs in the Site.

IP Address :

  • Displays the IP address of the APs in the site.
  • The IP address assignment could either be through DHCP process or Static IP assignment.
  • In addition to the IP address, the subnet of the AP is represented in Slash Notation.
  • It is not mandatory to have all the APs in a site to have an IP address in the same subnet. (Split Site / Site in Router Mode).

Serial Number :

  • Displays the Serial Number of the APs in the Site.

Clients 2.4GHz / Clients 5GHz:

  • This field contains the number of Clients connected to the 2.4GHz / 5GHz respectively.
  • The count is linked to the Clients tab to view the details of the clients connected to the AP's Network. 

Clients :

  • This field contains overall number of clients connected to both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz radio per AP.
  • The count is linked to the Clients tab to view the details of the clients connected to the APs.

Channel 2.4GHz / Channel 5GHz :

  • Displays the current channel in which the AP's radio is broadcasting.
  • The channel assignment for the APs is fully automated and is taken care by ARM (Adaptive Radio Management).
  • It is not possible to assign a static channel to an AP.

Utilization 2.4GHz / Utilization 5GHz:

  • Displays the utilization of channel in the environment in which the AP’s 2.4GHz / 5GHz radios are broadcasting in, respectively.
  • Each AP will have its own perspective on it's current channel’s utilization based on the AP’s location, interference, wireless density etc.
  • Lower the channel utilization, better is that respective channel for usage.
  • It is expected to have high channel utilization on 2.4GHz when compared to 5GHz due to the less number of non-overlapping channels.
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Krishna Prasad
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