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show ap virtual-beacon-report

show ap virtual-beacon-report {all | ap-name <ap-name> | client-mac <client-mac> | ip-addr <ip-addr> | ip6-addr <ipv6-addr>}

Description

If the Client Match feature is enabled, the output of this command displays the virtual beacon report for an AP or a client with a specific IP or MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network. address.

Syntax

Parameter

Description

all

Virtual beacon report for all clients on the controller.

ap-name <ap-name>

Name of the AP for which you want to view a virtual beacon report.

client-mac <client-mac>

MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network. address of a client for which you want to view a virtual beacon report.

ip-addr <ip-addr>

IPv4 address of an AP for which you want to view a virtual beacon report.

ip6-addr <ipv6-addr>

IPv6 address of an AP for which you want to view a virtual beacon report.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to display the client RSSIReceived Signal Strength Indicator. RSSI is a mechanism by which RF energy is measured by the circuitry on a wireless NIC (0-255). The RSSI is not standard across vendors. Each vendor determines its own RSSI scale/values. from the APs in its RFRadio Frequency. RF refers to the electromagnetic wave frequencies within a range of 3 kHz to 300 GHz, including the frequencies used for communications or Radar signals. neighborhood, the channel used by each AP radio, and the number of clients associated to each radio.

Example

The example below displays the virtual beacon report for a client with MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network. address 24:77:03:d1:24:b8.

(host) [mynode] #show ap virtual-beacon-report client-mac 24:77:03:d1:24:b8

 

Client MAC :24:77:03:d1:24:b8

Current association :1260-205 (9c:1c:12:fe:0f:d0)

Steer attempts/Success :2/1

Consecutive (Fails/BTM Rej/BTM Timeouts) :0/0/0

Bandsteer window (Steers/Start time/Expiry time) :0/0/0

Client Device Type :Win 7

Current state :Steerable

Client Supported Channels :{36,4}{52,4}{100,11}{149,4}{165,1}

Current Time :Oct 29 15:56:06 2014

 

STA Beacon Report

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AP IP address Radio ESSID Signal (dBm) Last update Add time Channel/EIRP/Clients Flag

-- ---------- ----- ----- ------------ ----------- -------- -------------------- ----

1310-205 10.100.66.102 9c:1c:12:fd:f7:b0 ethersphere-wpa2 -64 Oct 29 15:55:59 Oct 29 09:21:56 44/20/38

1248-205 10.100.66.128 9c:1c:12:fe:19:f0 ethersphere-wpa2 -85 Oct 29 15:56:04 Oct 29 09:22:08 60/24/15

1263-205 10.100.66.126 9c:1c:12:fd:d2:10 ethersphere-wpa2 -63 Oct 29 15:55:38 Oct 29 09:22:12 52/12/0

1263-205 10.100.66.126 9c:1c:12:fd:d2:00 ethersphere-wpa2 -61 Oct 29 15:55:38 Oct 29 09:22:12 1/12/1

1362-205 10.100.66.127 9c:1c:12:fd:f2:30 ethersphere-wpa2 -53 Oct 29 15:55:55 Oct 29 15:23:35 52/12/5

1263-ac 10.100.66.121 6c:f3:7f:e7:5a:b0 ethersphere-wpa2 -55 Oct 29 15:55:54 Oct 29 09:22:17 60/18/7

AP205-TE 10.100.66.124 9c:1c:12:fd:e4:d0 ethersphere-wpa2 -69 Oct 29 15:55:36 Oct 29 09:22:21 40/20/15

1372-205 10.100.66.120 9c:1c:12:fe:13:50 ethersphere-wpa2 -63 Oct 29 15:55:33 Oct 29 09:22:23 52/12/11

1310-205 10.100.66.102 9c:1c:12:fd:f7:a0 ethersphere-wpa2 -66 Oct 29 15:52:00 Oct 29 09:23:02 1/12/4 S

1263-ac 10.100.66.121 6c:f3:7f:e7:5a:a0 ethersphere-wpa2 -51 Oct 29 15:55:54 Oct 29 09:23:22 1/12/1

1242-205 10.100.66.123 9c:1c:12:fd:d1:30 ethersphere-wpa2 -70 Oct 29 15:55:36 Oct 29 09:23:24 40/19/6

AP205-TE 10.100.66.124 9c:1c:12:fd:e4:c0 ethersphere-wpa2 -76 Oct 29 15:55:36 Oct 29 09:23:27 1/12/0

1372-205 10.100.66.120 9c:1c:12:fe:13:40 ethersphere-wpa2 -75 Oct 29 15:54:58 Oct 29 09:23:29 1/12/2

1260-205 10.100.66.100 9c:1c:12:fe:0f:d0 ethersphere-wpa2 -63 Oct 29 15:55:45 Oct 29 09:24:07 52/12/6 *

1260-205 10.100.66.100 9c:1c:12:fe:0f:c0 ethersphere-wpa2 -59 Oct 29 15:55:45 Oct 29 09:25:47 1/12/0

1362-205 10.100.66.127 9c:1c:12:fd:f2:20 ethersphere-wpa2 -55 Oct 29 15:54:47 Oct 29 15:24:38 1/12/1

1248-205 10.100.66.128 9c:1c:12:fe:19:e0 ethersphere-wpa2 -81 Oct 29 15:29:57 Oct 29 10:10:30 1/12/1 S

1242-205 10.100.66.123 9c:1c:12:fd:d1:20 ethersphere-wpa2 -69 Oct 29 15:44:03 Oct 29 10:58:40 1/12/0 S

VBR Flags *-Associated S-Stale U-Unsupported Channel

 

The output of this command includes the following parameters:

Parameter

Description

Client MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network.

MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network. address of the client.

Current association

MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network. address of the AP radio to which the client is currently associated.

Steer attempts/Success

Number of steer attempts, and the number of successful steers.

Consecutive (Fails/BTM Rej/BTM Timeouts)

Consecutive number of failed steer attempts, rejected BSSBasic Service Set. A BSS is a set of interconnected stations that can communicate with each other. BSS can be an independent BSS or infrastructure BSS. An independent BSS is an ad hoc network that does not include APs, whereas the infrastructure BSS consists of an AP and all its associated clients. Transition Management Requests, and BSSBasic Service Set. A BSS is a set of interconnected stations that can communicate with each other. BSS can be an independent BSS or infrastructure BSS. An independent BSS is an ad hoc network that does not include APs, whereas the infrastructure BSS consists of an AP and all its associated clients. Transition Management timeouts.

Bandsteer window (Steers/Start time/Expiry time)

Number of bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. steers, the start time of the bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. steer, and the expiry time of bandBand refers to a specified range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. the steer.

Client Device Type

Type of device used by the client (for example, Windows).

Current State

Indicates whether the client is currently steerable.

Client Supported Channels

Lists the channels that support client use.

Current Time

Timestamp showing the current date and time.

AP

Name of the AP from which the client can detect a signal.

IP address

IP address of the AP from which the client can detect a signal.

Radio

MACMedia Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network. address of the AP radio from which the client can detect a signal.

ESSIDExtended Service Set Identifier. ESSID refers to the ID used for identifying an extended service set.

Identifying name of the wireless network for each AP.

Signal (dBmDecibel-Milliwatts. dBm is a logarithmic measurement (integer) that is typically used in place of mW to represent receive-power level. AMP normalizes all signals to dBm, so that it is easy to evaluate performance between various vendors.)

Signal strength, in dBmDecibel-Milliwatts. dBm is a logarithmic measurement (integer) that is typically used in place of mW to represent receive-power level. AMP normalizes all signals to dBm, so that it is easy to evaluate performance between various vendors., from the AP radio.

Last Update

Time that the virtual beacon report last updated information for the AP radio.

Add Time

Date and time the client is successfully steered and added to the AP.

Channel/EIRPEffective Isotropic Radiated Power or Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power. EIRP refers to the output power generated when a signal is concentrated into a smaller area by the Antenna./Clients

Channel used by the AP radio, the amount of power transmitted from the AP antennae, and the number of clients associated to it.

Flag

The output of this column shows the following values:

*: Flag indicating that the client is currently associated to this AP

S: Flag indicating a stale entry, with the last client update from this radio produced 120+ seconds ago

U: Flag indicating that the client does not support the channel the radio is currently operating on

The following example displays a virtual beacon report for all clients in the network.

(host) [mynode] #show ap virtual-beacon-report all

 

Client MAC :60:d9:c7:a2:42:cb

Current association :1260-205 (9c:1c:12:fe:0f:d2)

Steer attempts/Success :0/0

Consecutive (Fails/BTM Rej/BTM Timeouts) :0/0/0

Bandsteer window (Steers/Start time/Expiry time) :0/0/0

Client Device Type :Unknown

Current state :Steerable

Active media sessions: No

Client Supported Channels :{36,4}{52,4}{100,11}{149,4}{165,1}

Current Time :Oct 29 12:38:35 2014

 

STA Beacon Report

-----------------

AP IP address Radio ESSID Signal (dBm) Last update Add time Channel/EIRP/Clients Flag

-- ---------- ----- ----- ------------ ----------- -------- -------------------- ----

1372-205 10.100.66.120 9c:1c:12:fe:13:50 ethersphere-psk -67 Oct 29 12:38:22 Oct 29 07:19:33 52/21/10

1260-205 10.100.66.100 9c:1c:12:fe:0f:d0 ethersphere-psk -53 Oct 29 12:38:18 Oct 29 07:19:44 52/24/15 *

1263-ac 10.100.66.121 6c:f3:7f:e7:5a:b0 ethersphere-psk -73 Oct 29 07:20:52 Oct 29 07:19:49 52/12/5 S

1362-205 10.100.66.127 9c:1c:12:fd:f2:30 ethersphere-psk -73 Oct 29 07:57:21 Oct 29 07:52:31 60/12/12 S

1310-205 10.100.66.102 9c:1c:12:fd:f7:b0 ethersphere-psk -80 Oct 29 10:36:15 Oct 29 07:52:51 44/20/34 S

1263-205 10.100.66.126 9c:1c:12:fd:d2:10 ethersphere-psk -67 Oct 29 08:42:20 Oct 29 08:22:32 60/12/4 S

The output of this command includes the additional Active Media Sessions parameter, which indicates whether the client is involved in any active media sessions.

Related Commands

Command

Description

rf arm-profile

Configures the Adaptive Radio Management (ARMAdaptive Radio Management. ARM dynamically monitors and adjusts the network to ensure that all users are allowed ready access. It enables full utilization of the available spectrum to support maximum number of users by intelligently choosing the best RF channel and transmit power for APs in their current RF environment. ) profile.

show ap arm client-match probe-report

Displays additional statistics for the Client Match feature.

show ap arm client-match restriction-table

Displays additional statistics for the Client Match feature.

Command History

Release

Description

ArubaOS 8.0.0.0

Command introduced.

Command Information

Platforms

License

Command Mode

All platforms

Base operating system.

Enable or Config mode on the managed device or controller where the AP terminates.

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