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wms client

wms client <mac>

mode {interfering|manually-contain|valid}

valid-exempt {insert|remove}

Description

This command allows you to classify a wireless client into one of several categories.

Syntax

Parameter

Description

<mac>

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

mode

Classifies the client into one of the following categories:

interfering

Setting the client mode to interfering makes it part of clients outside the enterprise

manually-contain

Manually enables denial of service to this client.

valid

A client that is part of the enterprise.

valid-exempt

Classifies the client under this option to exempt from Valid Station Protection and Valid Station Misassociation Detection.

insert

Adds the client to the valid-exempt list and exempt from Valid Station Protection and Valid Station Misassociation Detection. If the client exists in the WMS, the classification is set to valid. In case the client does not exist in the WMS, a client entry is created and then the classification is set to valid.

remove

Removes the client from the list of valid-exempt clients.

Usage Guidelines

ArubaOS can automatically determine client classification based on client behavior, but this command allows you to explicitly classify a client. The classification of a client is used in certain policy enforcement features. For example, if protect-valid-sta is enabled 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 Profile, then clients that are classified as valid cannot connect to non-valid APs.

Example

The following command classifies a client as valid:

(host) [mynode] #wms client 00:00:A4:34:C9:B3 mode valid

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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