Configure ArubaOS

You can confirm your environment under Operator Customizations.

Before configuring your device, please be sure that you have added the Gateway to the Marketing4WiFi and associated it with a Hotspot.
ADD GATEWAY
ADD HOSPOT

This document lays out the process for interfacing an Aruba controller, running at least version 8.6 with the Marketing4WiFi . This document does not review the process for setting up an Aruba controller out of the box.

  1. Login to desired Aruba controller network
  2. Click on Configuration
  3. Click on WLANs in the menu to the left
    1. Create new WLAN by pressing the blue + button and configure with:
    2. Name(SSID): Smart WiFi (Or your choice)
    3. Primary Usage: Guest
    4. Forwarding Mode: Tunnel
    5. Click next and configure with:
    6. VLAN: 1 (or whatever you need)
    7. Click next and configure with:
    8. Captive Portal Type: ClearPass or other external Captive Portal
    9. Host Addressing: IPv4
    10. Host: Select one
      US-A Hostname

      https://splash.4wifi.net

      If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com

      US-B Hostname

      https://splash.4wifi-e2.net

      If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com

    11. Page: /hotspotlogin.php
    12. Redirect URL: Select one
      US-A Redirect URL

      https://splash.4wifi.net/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

      You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

      If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

      US-B Redirect URL

      https://splash.4wifi-e2.net/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

      You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

      If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

    13. Under auth servers click the blue + to create a new auth server and configure with:
      1. Server Type: RADIUS
      2. Name: Radius1
      3. IP Address: 
        US-A Radius 1 IP

        52.23.46.139

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

        US-B Radius 1 IP

        3.132.31.3

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

      4. Auth Port: 1812
      5. Accounting Port: 1813
      6. Shared Key: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called RADIUS Secret in the dashboard.
      7. Retype Key: Same as above.
      8. Timeout: 5
    14. Click the blue + under auth servers to create another auth server and configure with:
      1. Server Type: RADIUS
      2. Name: Radius2
      3. IP Address: 
        US-A Radius 2 IP

        52.207.192.243

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

        US-B Radius 2 IP

        3.18.137.68

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

      4. Auth Port: 1812
      5. Accounting Port: 1813
      6. Shared Key: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called RADIUS Secret in the dashboard.
      7. Retype Key: Same as above.
      8. Timeout: 5
    15. Press next and then finish
  4. Click pending changes and deploy the changes
  5. Click on Roles & Policies in the menu to the left
  6. Click the Authentication in the menu to the left
    • On the Auth Servers tab, click the server group created from deploying the WLAN(It will use the SSID name)
      • Edit Radius1
        • NASID: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called SWS/Hotspot/NAS-ID.
        • Press submit
      • Edit Radius2
        • NASID: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called SWS/Hotspot/NAS-ID.
        • Press submit
    • Click the AAA Profiles tab
    • Expand the AAA menu
    • Click on the one created from deploying the WLAN
    • Click RADIUS Accounting Server Group
      • Select the server group created from deploying the WLAN
      • Press submit
    • Click the L3 Authentication tab
    • Open the ‘Captive Portal Authentication’ menu
    • Click on the one for the WLAN created and configure with:
      1. Default Role: Guest
      2. Default Guest Role: Guest
      3. Redirect Pause: 0
      4. User Login: Enabled
      5. Guest Login: Disabled
      6. Logout popup window: Disabled
      7. Use HTTP for authentication: Enabled
      8. Login minimum wait: 1
      9. Logon maximum wait: 10
      10. Authentication Protocol: PAP
      11. Login Page:
        US-A Splash URL

        https://splash.4wifi.net/hotspotlogin.php

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

        If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php

        US-B Splash URL

        https://splash.4wifi-e2.net/hotspotlogin.php

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

        If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php

      12. Welcome Page: default
      13. Show Welcome Page: disabled
      14. Add Switch IP in redirection URL: disabled
      15. Adding APs MAC address in redirection URL: Enabled
      16. White List: Select the policy edited in step 5
      17. Redirect URL: Select one
        US-A Redirect URL

        https://splash.4wifi.net/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

        If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

        US-B Redirect URL

        https://splash.4wifi-e2.net/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

        You can confirm your platform environment under Operator Customizations.

        If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

      18. Submit
  7. Click pending changes and deploy the changes

Disclaimer on hardware configuration guides in the KB:This equipment has been integrated and tested in our labs with the Marketing4WiFi platform using the firmware versions below.

ArubaOS 8.6

LIMITED HARDWARE SUPPORT: Hardware manufacturers frequently make changes to firmware, controllers and GUI’s. The information below may be out of date or images may be different and is to be used as a general reference guide. We do offer additional limited support to help with trouble-shooting and we highly recommend that you have a hardware support agreement and/or access to a hardware support engineering representative from the manufacturer.

 

Updated on February 10, 2021

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