Configuring Device Profile and Device Identifier

Device profile configuration allows Aruba Central to dynamically detect an Aruba AP, AOS-S, or other devices, which are directly connected to the switch, and apply predefined configurations to ports on which the devices are detected. The device profile configuration has default device profiles and device identifiers, which cannot be deleted. In addition to the default device profiles and device identifiers, you can create custom device profiles and device identifiers.

The following pre-configured type (device-type) under device-profile is available:

To access the device profile, complete the following procedure:

  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 containing at least one switch.

        The dashboard context for the group is displayed.

      2. Under Manage, click Devices > Switches.
      3. Click the AOS-S or 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 a switch under Device Name.

        The dashboard context for the switch is displayed.

      4. Under Manage, click Device.

        The tabs to configure the switch is displayed.

  2. Click Device Profile. The Device Profile page is displayed.
  3. Depending on whether you want to add a new device profile or identifier, complete one of the following steps:

If an enabled device identifier is not mapped to an existing device profile. The device identifier is associated with the default device profile.