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How to configure Aruba IAP with spotipo cloud( firmware 6.5 + )
How to configure Aruba IAP with spotipo cloud( firmware 6.5 + )

learn how to configure Aruba IAP on spotipo cloud

Rakesh Mukundan avatar
Written by Rakesh Mukundan
Updated over a week ago

This guide is valid only for IAP firmware newer than 6.5 if your AP firmware is older, please follow

For firmware versions 6.5+ site-type to use is "Aruba Central"

Add an Aruba Central Site in Spotipo

Each location is represented by a Site. A site can have multiple routers (of the same type). Add a new location by clicking "Switch Sites"-> "Add New Location".

Click on the Aruba Central Icon, and create a name for the location. Click on Save.

Add a Network

In the newly created site, navigate to Networks tab and click on New.

Provide a name for the AP.

After adding the network, take a note on the URL, NAS ID and Secret

Configure Aruba IAP

Connect to IAP web portal and use the New Network option.

Enter the SSID you would like to have and keep the network type as Guest

In the security tab, select splash-page type as external and add a new captive portal profile.

Fill in the following details
URL: Generated in previous step
Port: 443
Use HTTPs: Enabled

Next add a new auth server by providing

IP Address:

Shared Key: Generated in previous step

NAS Identifier: Generated in previous step

Enable accounting to the same server as well and use 2 min as Accounting Interval

Enable Domain ACL for all the for all the required domains

Walled garden settings are not available from 6.5.4 firmware version. Hence use Domain ACLin case of any specific domains.

Save And Test

Click Finish and Save the configuration. Wait for a few minutes and then connect to the SSID you have just created to test it out.

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