Configuring Authentication and DHCP Related Client Events on AOS-CX

You can configure client events to generate authentication and DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. A network protocol that enables a server to automatically assign an IP address to an IP-enabled device from a defined range of numbers configured for a given network.  events of clients.

The DHCP events will be generated only if DHCP snooping DHCP snooping enables the switch to monitor and control DHCP messages received from untrusted devices that are connected to the switch. is enabled.

Client events can be enabled on the following switches running AOS-CX 10.11 or later versions:

  • AOS-CX 4100i switch series
  • AOS-CX 6000 switch series
  • AOS-CX 6100 switch series
  • AOS-CX 6200 switch series
  • AOS-CX 6300 switch series
  • AOS-CX 6400 switch series
  • AOS-CX 8325 switch series
  • AOS-CX 8360 switch series
  • AOS-CX 8400 switch series
  • AOS-CX 10000 switch series

The information related to client authentication is not generated for AOS-CX 8400 switch series.

To configure client events, complete the following steps:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, select one of the following options:
    • To select a switch group in the filter:
      1. Set the filter to a group.

        The dashboard context for the group is displayed.

      2. Under Manage, click Devices > Switches.
      3. Click the Config icon to view the switch configuration dashboard.
    • To select a switch in the filter:
      1. Set the filter to Global or a group containing at least one switch.
      2. Under Manage, click Devices > Switches.

        A list of switches is displayed in the List view.

      3. Click an AOS-CX switch under Device Name.

        The dashboard context for the switch is displayed.

      4. Under Manage, click Device.

        The AOS-CX UI configuration page is displayed.

  2. Click Telemetry > Client Events.

    The Client Events page is displayed.

  3. Enable client events on the switch by moving the Authentication and DHCP Events toggle to the on position.
  4. To save the changes, click Save.

    The generated client events can be viewed in the output of the show running-config command.