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Uplink Monitoring and Load Balancing

The ArubaOS Uplink Manager prioritizes cellular and wired uplinks, and checks and monitors the availability and quality of the connection to a remote host with specified FQDNFully Qualified Domain Name. FQDN is a complete domain name that identifies a computer or host on the Internet. or IP address. The status of these monitored uplinks appears on the WAN section of the WebUI dashboard.

By default, the cellular uplink is a lower priority than the wired uplink; making the wired link the primary link and the cellular link the secondary or backup link. A  managed device supports multiple 3GThird Generation of Wireless Mobile Telecommunications Technology. See W-CDMA. cellular uplinks in addition to its standard wired ports, providing redundancy in the event of a connection failure. If wired link cannot access the internet, the managed device can fail over to a secondary cellular link and continue routing traffic.

 

When uplink is configured, use Policy-based routing to redirect traffic in the IPsecInternet Protocol security. IPsec is a protocol suite for secure IP communications that authenticates and encrypts each IP packet in a communication session. tunnel.

Starting from ArubaOS 8.5.0.0, Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink is introduced to provide connectivity of AP to an external wireless network. The 3GThird Generation of Wireless Mobile Telecommunications Technology. See W-CDMA./4GFourth Generation of Wireless Mobile Telecommunications Technology. See LTE. cellular uplink and the Wi-FiWi-Fi is a technology that allows electronic devices to connect to a WLAN network, mainly using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio bands. Wi-Fi can apply to products that use any 802.11 standard. uplink can be used to extend the connectivity to places where a wired uplink cannot be configured.

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