Events for Wired Clients

The Events page displays the details of events generated by the AP and client association.

The section includes the following topics:

Viewing Clients Connected to Wired Networks

To view the details of a client connected to the wired network, complete the following steps:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, set the filter to one of the options under Groups, Labels, or Sites. For all devices, set the filter to Global.

    The dashboard context for the selected filter is displayed.

  2. Under Manage, click Clients.

    The All Clients page is displayed. The clients overview page is displayed in List view. By default, the Clients table displays a unified list of clients.

  3. Click the name of the wired client to open the corresponding Client Details page.

    You can use the following search options:

    • If there are multiple clients connected to the network, click Wired to filter the corresponding clients.
    • Enter the client name in the Client Name column and then click the client name. The Summary page for the selected client is displayed.
  4. Click the required tab name to navigate and view the details.


The Events page consists of the table that displays the following columns: Occurred On, Event Type, and Description. Click the ellipsis icon to perform additional operations:

  • Autofit columns—Adjusts the column width of the table to fit the page evenly.
  • Reset to default—Resets the table view to the default columns.

If a filter icon appears next to the column header, click it and enter the filter criteria or select a filter criteria. The following table describes the information displayed in each event:

Table 1: Events Tab



Occurred On

Displays the time at which the event occurred.

Device Hostname

Displays the hostname of the event.

Event Type

Displays the type of the event.


Displays the detailed description of the event.

Device MAC

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


Displays the BSSID Basic Service Set Identifier. The BSSID identifies a particular BSS within an area. In infrastructure BSS networks, the BSSID is the MAC address of the AP. In independent BSS or ad hoc networks, the BSSID is generated randomly..

To download events into a CSV Comma-Separated Values. A file format that stores tabular data in the plain text format separated by commas. format, click the download button. Aruba Central generates the CSV report of all the events for the selected client.

You can also filter the events based on the type of events, click the Click here for Advance Filtering. Select the type of events from the list and click Filter. The events under the selected categories get listed in the Events table. For more information on Events, see Alerts and Events

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