Using MultiEdit View for AOS-CX

This section describes the configuration and viewing procedures for the AOS-CX switches in the MultiEdit mode.

  • MultiEdit mode configuration is applicable only at the device level and allows configuring a single or multiple switches using the CLI syntax.
  • MultiEdit mode displays only the running configuration on a switch. It supports only those commands that appear in the switch running configuration.
  • MultiEdit mode supports editing the configuration of a maximum of 50 AOS-CX switches.

To configure or view details of the switches provisioned in UI groups, complete the following steps:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, select one of the following options:
    • To select a 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. A list of switches is displayed in the List view.

      4. Click the AOS-CX or Config icon to view the AOS-CX switch configuration dashboard.
    • To select a switch:
      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. To enable MultiEdit mode, move the MultiEdit toggle switch to the on position.

    The Device-Level Configuration page is displayed with the list of devices displayed in the Devices table.

    At the device level, the Devices table lists only the switch that you have selected. Also, a pop-up is displayed on the bottom-right corner of the page with the options View Config, Edit Config, and Express Config.

  3. Search for a switch by entering a search query in the Contextual Search Engine field.

    For more information about search queries, see Using Device Search on AOS-CX.

    The following table describes the columns in the Devices table.

    Table 1: Columns in the Devices Table in the MultiEdit Mode




    Name of the AOS-CX switch.

    Firmware Version

    Firmware version installed on the switch.

    Config Modified

    Timestamp when the configuration on the switch was last modified.


    Status of the switch, whether Online or Offline.

    Config Status

    Status of the configuration sync between Aruba Central and the switch.

    • Sync—Configuration is in sync between Aruba Central and the switch.
    • Not in sync (Connection error)—Configuration is not in sync due to a connection error.
    • Not in sync (Modified outside Central)—Configuration is not in sync because configuration was modified outside Aruba Central.
    • Not in sync (Pushing config)—Configuration is not in sync because Aruba Central is still pushing configuration to the switch.

    NAE Status

    Consolidated status of the NAE agents running on the switch. Following are the supported values:

    • Critical—The agent has encountered a critical error during execution.
    • Major—The agent has encountered a major error during execution.
    • Minor—The agent has encountered a minor error during execution.
    • Normal—The agent is actively monitoring network conditions and handling events.
    • Disabled—The agent is disabled.
    • Unknown—The agent status is unknown.

    MAC Address

    MAC Media Access Control. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on a network.  address of the switch.

    IP Address

    IP address of the switch.


    Serial number of the switch.


    Model number of the switch.

The MultiEdit mode provides an option to view or edit switch configuration or apply predefined configurations to the switches.