Configuring USB ACL Profiles

Aruba Central now allows you to configure USB Universal Serial Bus. USB is a connection standard that offers a common interface for communication between the external devices and a computer. USB is the most common port used in the client devices. ACL Access Control List. ACL is a common way of restricting certain types of traffic on a physical port. profiles with one or more permit or deny rules for supported USB vendor product names. A USB ACL profile includes an implicit deny-all permission for all the USB vendor product names. A USB profile with an undefined USB ACL profile includes a permit-all permission, by default.

To configure a USB ACL profile, complete the following steps:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, set the filter to a group containing at least one AP.

    The dashboard context for the group is displayed.

  2. Under Manage, click Devices > Access Points.

    A list of APs is displayed in the List view.

  3. Click the Config icon.

    The tabs to configure the APs are displayed.

  4. Click Show Advanced.
  5. Click the Security tab.

    The Security page is displayed.

  6. Expand the USB Port Policy accordion.
  7. In the Rules table, click the + icon to add a USB ACL profile.

    The Add Rule page is displayed.

  8. In the Rules table, specify the following:
    • From the USB Device drop-down list, select a USB device for which you wish to add the rule.
    • From the Action drop-down list, select an action for the rule. For example, Permit or Deny.
  9. Click Ok.
  10. Click Save Settings.