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wlan sta-profile

wlan sta-profile

essid <ESSID>

cipher-suite <cipher-suite-string>

wpa-passphrase <WPA-key>

uplink-band <band>



This command enables Wi-Fi uplink on an IAP.






wlan sta-profile Configures a Wi-Fi uplink profile for an IAP.

Defines a unique name for the network on which the Wi-Fi uplink will be enabled.

cipher-suite {clear| wpa-tkip-psk| wpa2-ccmp-psk}

Configures encryption settings. You can specify the following types of encryption:

l clear —To clear a cipher suite
l wpa-tkip-psk —To use WPA with TKIP encryption along with Pre-shared key (PSK).
l wpa2-ccmp-psk — To use WPA2 with Counter Cipher Mode with Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol (CCMP), an AES-based encryption mode with strong security.
wpa-passphrase <WPA-key>

Defines a WPA passphrase with which a pre-shared key (PSK) can be generated.

The passphrase must be between 8 and 64 characters.

uplink-band <band> Configures the band for uplink connection. The valid options are dot11a and dot11g.
no… Removes the configuration

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure Wi-Fi uplink for a client station connected to an IAP.


The following commands configure the Wi-Fi uplink profile:

(Instant AP)(config) # wlan sta-profile

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# uplink-band dot11a

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# uplink-band dot11a

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# cipher-suite wpa-tkip-psk

(Instant AP)(sta uplink)# wpa-passphrase user@123

Command History



Aruba Instant

This command is introduced.

Command Information

IAP Platform

Command Mode

All platforms

Configuration mode and Wi-Fi uplink (sta) sub-mode.