HPE Aruba Networking Documentation Portal

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The Aruba Documentation Portal hosts user documentation and support resources for all Aruba products, including ArubaOS wireless access points, gateways, and controllers, ArubaOS-Switch and AOS-CX wired switches for the network edge, campus core, or data center, Aruba Central and AirWave software for centralized network management in the cloud or a private data center, and ClearPass Guest and Policy Manager software for secure network access control. Online help resources such as User Guides, Installation Guides, CLI Reference Guides, and Release Notes for all products can be viewed through the links in this portal. Most information is available in both PDF and HTML formats.

Select a product tile on this page to view a list of available documentation for that product. Click Support at the top of this page to view options for Aruba technical support, or click Knowledge Base to view articles in the Aruba Support Knowledge Base or join a conversation on the Aruba Airheads community discussion boards.

Aruba Central

Aruba Central is a cloud-based networking solution with AI-powered insights, workflow automation, and edge-to-cloud security that empowers IT to manage and optimize campus, branch, remote, data center, and IoT networks from one dashboard.


ArubaOS is the Operating System (OS) for all Aruba mobility controllers, virtual mobility controllers, mobility master and controller managed wireless access points. With an extensive set of integrated technologies and capabilities, ArubaOS 8.x delivers unified wired and wireless access, seamless roaming, enterprise grade security and an always-on network with the required performance, user experience and reliability to support high density environments.

Aruba Hardware

View Installation Guides, Startup Guides, and safety and regulatory information in all available languages for access points, switches, beacons, controllers and gateways.

Aruba Instant

Aruba Instant is a simple, easy to deploy turn-key WLAN solution consisting of one or more APs. An Ethernet port with routable connectivity to the Internet or a self-enclosed network is used for deploying an Instant Wireless Network. An Instant Access Point (Instant AP) can be installed at a single site or deployed across multiple geographically-dispersed locations. Designed specifically for easy deployment, and proactive management of networks, Instant is ideal for small customers or remote locations without any on-site IT administrator.

Aruba User Experience Insight

Aruba User Experience Insight (UXI) is an innovative digital experience monitoring solution that provides AI-powered insights into end-user experience. It leverages synthetic tests to provide visibility into network health and application performance for both internal and external applications via UXI Sensors and Agents. It enables IT teams to proactively fix issues before they impact end users by showing these analyses on a highly intuitive cloud-based UXI dashboard.

Aruba Central (on-premises)

Aruba Central (on-premises) is a variant of Aruba Central, a SAAS platform that offers you a single intelligent console to monitor, analyze, and configure WLAN and wired networks. Aruba Central makes it easy and efficient to manage your networks by combining industry-leading functionality with an intuitive user interface, and enables network administrators and help desk staff to support and control even the largest networks.

Aruba ClearPass

Aruba ClearPass lets network administrators create and enforce network access security policies for devices, users, and applications in order to safely connect business and personal devices. ClearPass provides policy management, AAA, network access control, device profiling and fingerprinting, guest management, onboarding, client health detection, and reporting. ClearPass comprises Policy Manager, Guest, Onboard, OnGuard, Insight, Device Insight, Profiler, and QuickConnect.


Aruba AirWave is a versatile multi-vendor wired and wireless network management solution that simplifies day-to-day operations for large-scale campus environments. AirWave provides a console where you can monitor, analyze, and configure simple or a large, complex network.

Aruba Instant On

The Aruba Instant On Solution is a simple, fast, and secure solution designed for small business networks. It is an affordable to own and easy-to-use solution that is ideal for the businesses with simple technology requirements and setups that do not have IT staff. The product offers the very latest Wi-Fi and switching technologies so that your business can have fast experience even in a busy office or store. Instant On mobile app and web application in the Instant On Solution suite enables provisioning, monitoring, and managing your networks.

Aruba NetEdit

Aruba NetEdit provides automation of search, edit, validation, deployment, and auditing for network configurations. Aruba NetEdit supports intelligent assistance and continuous validation to help verify device configurations are consistent and compliant, while reducing the chance of errors.


AOS-CX is a modern, database-driven network switch operating system that delivers automation, distributed analytics, security, and high availability to campus, branch, and data center networks.


The AOS-S Switch series is a mobile campus-access solution for enterprises, small- and medium-size businesses, and branch-office networks.

Aruba Fabric Composer

Aruba Fabric Composer is an intelligent, API-based, software-defined orchestration solution that simplifies and accelerates leaf-spine network provisioning and day-to-day operations across a rack-scale compute and storage infrastructure.

HPE Aruba Networking Virtual Intranet Access (VIA)

The HPE Aruba Networking Virtual Intranet Access (VIA) client is a secure VPN service for users who need corporate connectivity at home, temporary sites, or while they’re mobile. The HPE Aruba Networking Virtual Intranet Access (VIA) is available as a software download for Google Android, Apple iOS, MacOS, Linux and Windows.