Configuring an Instant AP for RTLS Support

Instant supports the real-time tracking of devices when integrated with the AMPAirWave Management Platform. AMP is a network management system for configuring, monitoring, and upgrading wired and wireless devices on your network. or a third-party RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server such as Aeroscout RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server. With the help of the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area., the devices can be monitored in real time or through history.

You can configure RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. by using the WebUI or the CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions..

In the Old WebUI

To configure Aruba RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area.:

1. Click the More > Services link on the Instant main window.

2. Click the RTLS tab.

3. Under Aruba, select the RTLS check box to integrate Instant with the AMPAirWave Management Platform. AMP is a network management system for configuring, monitoring, and upgrading wired and wireless devices on your network. or Ekahau RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server.

4. Specify the IP address and port to which the location reports must be sent.

5. Specify the shared secret key in the Passphrase text box.

6. In the Update text box, specify the frequency at which the virtual controller can send updates to the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server. You can specify a value within the range of 5–3600 seconds. The default value is 30 seconds.

7. Select the Include unassociated stations check box to send reports to the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server about the stations that are not associated to any Instant AP.

8. Click OK.

To configure third-party RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. such as Aeroscout:

1. Under 3rd party, select the Aeroscout check box to send the RFIDRadio Frequency Identification. RFID uses radio waves to automatically identify and track the information stored on a tag attached to an object. tag information to an AeroScout RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area..

2. Specify the IP address and port number of the AeroScout server to which location reports must be sent.

3. Select the Include unassociated stations check box to send reports on the stations that are not associated to any Instant AP to the Aeroscout RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server.

4. Click OK.

In the New WebUI

To configure Aruba RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area.:

1. Go to the Configuration > Services page.

2. Expand RTLS.

3. Under Instant, toggle the RTLS switch to enable to integrate Instant with the AMPAirWave Management Platform. AMP is a network management system for configuring, monitoring, and upgrading wired and wireless devices on your network. or Ekahau RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server.

4. Specify the shared secret key in the Passphrase text box.

5. In the Update text box, specify the frequency at which the virtual controller can send updates to the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server. You can specify a value within the range of 5–3600 seconds. The default value is 30 seconds.

6. Toggle the Include unassociated stations switch to enable to send reports to the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server about the stations that are not associated to any Instant AP.

7. Click Save.

To configure third-party RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. such as Aeroscout:

1. Under 3rd party, toggle the Aeroscout switch to send the RFIDRadio Frequency Identification. RFID uses radio waves to automatically identify and track the information stored on a tag attached to an object. tag information to an AeroScout RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area..

2. Toggle the Include unassociated stations switch to enable to send reports on the stations that are not associated to any Instant AP to the Aeroscout RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server.

3. Click Save.

In the CLI

To configure AirWave RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area.:

(Instant AP)(config)# airwave-rtls <port> <passphrase> <seconds> include-unassoc-sta

To configure Aeroscout RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area.:

(Instant AP)(config)# aeroscout-rtls <port> include-unassoc-sta

Support RTLS Tags with Aruba Central

Starting from Aruba Instant 8.4.0.0, Instant APs are capable of sending data from RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags to Central thereby facilitating WLANWireless Local Area Network. WLAN is a 802.11 standards-based LAN that the users access through a wireless connection. deployments that use an inbuilt RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. protocol. With the help of Central, you can now track the location of an asset without the use of an RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. server.

Reporting RTLS Tags to Aruba Central

The Instant AP maintains a dynamic list of the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags. When the Instant AP listens to a new chirp signal from a tag, it overrides the previous chirp signal and reports the latest data to Central. The list of RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags is then erased and the Instant AP prepares to maintain a new list of RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags. You can also configure a specific interval during which the data from the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags should be reported to Central.

You can configure an Instant AP to send RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags to Central using the Instant CLICommand-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions.. Additonaly, you can view the list of RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags and the debug logs for RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area..

In the CLI:

To enable reporting RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags to Central:

(Instant AP)(config)# report-rtls-to-central

To set an interval for reporting RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags to Central:

(Instant AP)(config)# report-rtls-to-central-interval <interval>

To view the list of RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags:

(Instant AP)# show rtls-tags

To display the debug logs for the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. tags:

(Instant AP)# debug-rtls-logs

To view all RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. related logs:

(Instant AP)# show rtls-logs

To view the RTLSReal-Time Location Systems. RTLS automatically identifies and tracks the location of objects or people in real time, usually within a building or other contained area. logs from the Instant AP to Central:

(Instant AP)# show log rtls-to-cloud