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wms ap

wms ap <bssid> mode {interfering|manually-contained|neighbor|rogue|suspected-rogue|valid}

Description

This command allows you to classify an AP into one of several categories.

Syntax

Parameter

Description

<bssid>

BSSIDBasic Service Set Identifier. The BSSID identifies a particular BSS within an area. In infrastructure BSS networks, the BSSID is the MAC address of the AP. In independent BSS or ad hoc networks, the BSSID is generated randomly. of the AP.

mode

Classify the AP into one of the following categories.

interfering

An AP seen in the 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. environment but is not connected to the wired network.

manually-contained

Manually enables denial of service from this AP

neighbor

An neighboring AP whose BSSIDBasic Service Set Identifier. The BSSID identifies a particular BSS within an area. In infrastructure BSS networks, the BSSID is the MAC address of the AP. In independent BSS or ad hoc networks, the BSSID is generated randomly. is known.

rogue

A rogue AP that is unauthorized and is plugged into the wired side of the network. You can configure automatic shutdown of rogue APs in the IDSIntrusion Detection System. IDS monitors a network or systems for malicious activity or policy violations and reports its findings to the management system deployed in the network. unauthorized device detection profile.

suspected-rogue

A suspected rogue AP that is plugged into the wired side of the network but may not be an unauthorized device. Automatic shutdown of rogue APs does not apply to these devices.

valid

An AP that is part of the enterprise providing WLANWireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection. service.

Usage Guidelines

If AP learning is enabled (with the ids-wms-general-profile learn-ap command), non-Aruba APs connected on the same wired network as Aruba APs are classified as valid APs. If AP learning is disabled, a non-Aruba AP is classified as an unsecure or suspect-unsecure AP.

Example

The following command classifies an interfering AP as a known-interfering AP:

(host) [mynode] #wms ap 01:00:00:00:00:00 mode known-interfering

Command History

Release

Modification

ArubaOS 8.0.0.0

Command introduced.

Command Information

Platforms

License

Command Mode

All platforms

Base operating system.

Enable or Config mode on Mobility Master.

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