Updating Data Collectors

Setting the Data Collectors Global Auto-Update Preference

To set the data collectors global auto-update preference:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, set the filter to Global.
  2. Under Maintain, click Organization > Platform Integration > Data collectors. The Data Collectors page opens, displaying all of the managed data collectors in the Managed Collectors card by status by default.
  3. Click the down arrow in the Managed Collectors card heading and select By Update. The Managed Collectors card displays the data collectors by update status. In lower right hand corner of the card is displayed an Auto-Update field that displays the current global setting for the data collector auto-update preference. As soon as available is displayed by default in this field.
  4. Click the Auto-Update field. The Collector Update dialog opens displaying the data collector update options.
  5. Select when you want to install the updates for all data collectors. Options are:
    • Apply Instantly: All data collectors will be updated as soon as a new version is available.
    • Apply on specific time: All data collectors will be updated at the day and time that you set when a new version is available. When you select this option, a Day field and Time field are displayed. Click the down arrow next to the Day field and select the day. Day options are: Monday through Sunday. Click the up and down arrows in the Time field and select the time. You can also update one or more data collectors earlier than what you have specified with the auto-update option, by clicking the Update All button or Update Now button on the Managed Collectors card - List view. For more information, see Manually Updating All Data Collectors and Manually Updating a Specific Data Collector.
  6. Click Save.

Manually Updating All Data Collectors

To manually update all data collectors:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, set the filter to Global.
  2. Under Maintain, click Organization > Platform Integration > Data collectors. The Data Collectors page opens displaying all of the managed data collectors in the Managed Collectors card by status by default.
  3. Click the down arrow in the Managed Collectors card heading and select By Update. The Managed Collectors card displays the data collectors by update status. In lower right hand corner of the card is displayed an Auto-Update field that displays the current setting for the data collector global auto-update preference.
  4. Click the Grid View icon in the upper right corner of the Managed Collectors card. The Managed Collectors card - List view opens displaying all of the data collectors in a grid format. The List view lists the data collectors that are currently represented in the Dashboard view. If an update is available for one or more data collectors, the Update All button is available at the top of the List view.
  5. Click Update All. All of the data collectors are updated.

Manually Updating a Specific Data Collector

To update a specific data collector:

  1. In the Aruba Central app, set the filter to Global.
  2. Under Maintain, click Organization > Platform Integration > Data collectors. The Data Collectors page opens displaying all of the managed data collectors in the Managed Collectors card by status by default.
  3. Click the down arrow in the Managed Collectors card heading and select By Update. The Managed Collectors card displays the data collectors by update status. In lower right hand corner of the card is displayed an Auto-Update field that displays the current setting for the data collector global auto-update preference.
  4. Click the Grid View icon in the upper right corner of the Managed Collectors card. The Managed Collectors card - List view opens displaying all of the data collectors in a grid format. The List view lists the data collectors that are currently represented in the Dashboard view. If an update is available for one or more data collectors, Update available is displayed in the Update Status for those data collectors in the grid.
  5. Expand the row in the grid for the individual data collector that you want to update. The row expands displaying the additional overview details for that specific data collector. In the lower portion of the expanded row, the update version is displayed in the Version field and the Update Now button is available.
  6. Click Update Now. The data collector is updated.