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show clients

show clients [<diff>| accounting <mac>| checksum <mac>| debug| roaming| status <mac>| wired [debug]]

Description

This command displays details about the IAP clients.

Syntax

Parameter

Description

<diff>

Displays difference summary of the client table since the specified interval.

accounting <mac> Displays accounting information for a specific client MAC address.
checksum <mac> Filters checksum errors for a specific client MAC address.
debug Displays the IAP client configuration details, which can be used for debugging purpose.
roaming Displays information about roaming clients.
status <mac> Displays the current status for a client based on the specified MAC address.
wired [debug] Displays the list of clients connected to wired or Ethernet interface. You can also use the optional debug parameter to view the end-to-end information of the wired clients for debugging purpose.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to view information about the IAP clients. The IAP client table provides basic information about the clients. For detailed information of each client, use the required parameter and specify the MAC address of the client.

Example

show clients and show clients wired

The following output is displayed for the show clients command:

Client List

-----------

Name IP Address MAC Address OS Network Access Point Channel

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

10.17.88.226 08:ed:b9:e1:51:7d Network1 d8:c7:c8:cb:d4:20 44+

 

Type Role Signal Speed (mbps)

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

AN admin1 51(good) 300(good)

 

Info timestamp :233732

A similar output is displayed for the show clients wired command.

The client list in the command output for both wireless and wired clients provides the following information:

Column

Description

Name Displays the name of the client
IP address Displays the IP address of the client.
MAC address Displays the MAC address of the client.
OS Indicates the OS running on the client system.
Network

Indicates the SSID and network to which the client is connected.

Access Point Indicates the IP address of the Access Point to which the client is connected.
Channel Indicates the channel assigned to the client.
Type Indicates the type of the Wi-Fi client device.
Role Indicates the role assigned to the client.
Signal Indicates the current signal strength of the client, as detected by the IAP.
Speed(Mbps) Indicates the current speed at which data is transmitted. When the client is associated with an IAP, it constantly negotiates the speed of data transfer. A value of 0 means that the IAP has not received any packets from the client for some time.

show clients <diff>

The show clients <diff> command displays the change in the clients table data that occurred during the specified interval. For example, if the value specified for <diff> parameter is 10 seconds, the client table displays the changes such as signal strength or speed that occurred since the last 10 seconds.

show accounting <mac>

The show accounting <mac> command displays the accounting information such as status and session ID for a specific client MAC address.

show checksum <mac>

The following output is displayed for the show checksum <mac> command:

Mac Address:08:ed:b9:e1:51:7d

Basic info

----------

mac

---

08 ed b9 e1 51 7d

bssid

d8 c7 c8 3d 3d 52

ap_ip

0a 11 58 ba

name

00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

essid

73 72 6f 79 2d 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

auth_failure_count

00

acl

00 8a

acct_session

00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

user_role

00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

swarm_basic_client_t

08 ed b9 e1 51 7d d8 c7 c8 3d 3d 52 0a 11 58 ba 73 72 6f 79 2d 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 8a a9 fe 5a 9a 03 e8 00 00

checksum

02 ec ba ec

The show checksum <mac> command displays the checksum errors associated with the IAP clients.

show clients debug and show clients wired debug

The show clients debug command displays detailed information about the clients MAC and IP addresses, client role, authentication aging time, and accounting intervals, ESSID and BSSID details, VLAN and multicast groups to which the client is associated, and DHCP roles and options associated with the client. The show clients wired debug command displays a similar output.

The following example shows the show clients debug command output:

Client List

-----------

Name IP Address MAC Address OS Network Access Point Channel

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

169.254.90.154 08:ed:b9:e1:51:7d Network1 10.17.88.186 48-

 

Type Role Signal Speed (mbps) Auth Age Session Timeout ESSID

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

AN admin1 68(good) 6(poor) 0 0

 

 

Authenticated DEL Age Vlan Essid Private role info Accounting Session

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

no no 5 333(SSID) () 0(0-0) 0

 

Name Accounting Start time BSSID Idle Timeout csum

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

d8:c7:c8:3d:3d:52 1000 0 2ecbaec(3)

 

mcast groups Acct Interval Class Attribute Dhcp-Opt Vlan

------------ ------------- ----------------- ------------- 224.0.0.252,239.255.255.250,224.0.0.251 0 null 0,(null) Dhcp-Opt role

--------- ,0,0-0

show clients status

The show clients status <mac> command displays the status of an IAP client.

show clients roaming

The show clients roaming command displays the MAC address and IP address details of IAP from which the client has roamed and IP address of the IAP to which the client is roamed.

Command History

Version

Description

Aruba Instant 6.3.1.1-4.0 This command was modified.

Aruba Instant 6.2.1.0-3.3

This command is introduced.

Command Information

IAP Platform

Command Mode

All platforms

Privileged EXEC mode