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Viewing AP Clients

The Client Details page provides additional information about the clients in your network.

To view the Client Details page for a specific client, follow these steps:

1. Click the Clients () tile on the Instant On home page. The Clients page is displayed.

2. Click the () icon beside the client name from the Connected clients list. The Client Details page for the selected client is displayed.

For more information, refer to Client Details Information

Viewing Details of Active Clients

The following information is available on the Client Details page. For details on the client information preceding the Client Details page in the Aruba Instant On web application, see Client Details Information.

Table 1: Client Details Information

Parameter

Description

Name

Denotes the name of the client. This field can be edited and updated with a client name of your choice.

IP Address

Denotes the IP address of the client.

NOTE: Not displayed by default. See Filtering Client Information in the Web Application for details on displaying this parameter on the Clients page.

OS

Operating system (OS) of the client device.

NOTE: Not displayed by default. See Filtering Client Information in the Web Application for details on displaying this parameter on the Clients page.

Network

Shows the network to which the client is connected. Click the network name to view the Network Details page. See Employee Network for more details on the Main Network Details page, or Guest Network for more details on the Guest Network Details page.

Device

Shows the access point to which the client is connected. Click the device name to view the Access Point Details page. See Access Point Details for more details on the Access Point Details page.

Duration

Denotes the amount of time that the client has been connected to the network.

Signal

Indicates the client signal quality, based on the client’s Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR). See Table 2 for details on the different signal qualities.

MAC Address

Denotes the MAC address of the client.

Downloading

Shows the download throughput within the last 30 seconds, in bytes per second.

Uploading

Shows the upload throughput within the last 30 seconds, in bytes per second.

Top Application Category

Shows the most frequently used application type.

Applications Chart

Shows the application usage data for the selected client, in bytes.

Transferred

Shows the total amount of data transferred during the client session, in bytes.

Table 2: Signal Quality

Signal Quality

Icon

Signal Strength

Good

30 dB or higher

Fair

16 dB—29 dB

Poor

15 dB or lower

Viewing Application Information for a Specific Client

You can view the application usage information for a specific client in your network by selecting a client from the Clients list. See Viewing Application Information for details on the type of application usage information that is displayed.

To view application information for a specific client in the Instant On web application, follow these steps:

1. Click Clients on the Instant On home page. The Clients page opens.

2. Click the () icon beside the client name from the Connected clients list to view the details of the client. The Applications chart for the selected client is displayed directly on this page.

Blocking and Unblocking Clients

The Instant On web application allows you to block clients from associating with any of the APs on site. Each client can only be blocked manually using the Instant On web application. Client blocking is possible only for clients who are already connected to the network. At any point in time, you may choose to unblock a blocked client by visiting the Blocked Clients list.

Follow these steps to block a client from accessing the network:

1. Click on the Clients () tile in the Instant On homepage of the Instant On web application. The list of connected clients is displayed.

2. From the list of Connected clients, hover the cursor at the end of the client row and click the block button. The client is immediately blocked and moved to the Blocked clients list.

Follow these steps to unblock a blocked client:

1. Click on the Clients () tile in the Instant On homepage of the Instant On web application. The list of connected clients is displayed. Click the Blocked clients tab in the Clients page. The blocked clients appear grayed out.

2. Hover the cursor at the end of the client row and click the allow button. The client is immediately unblocked and moved to the Connected clients

Filtering Client Information in the Web Application

To filter the information that is displayed on the Clients page of the Instant On web application, follow these steps:

1. Click Clients on the Instant On home page. The Clients page opens.

2. Click the tool () button at the top-right corner of the Clients list to open the parameter drop-down list.

3. Select the parameters that you want to display or hide from the Clients page.

Parameters with a green check mark are displayed on the Clients page.

Parameters without a green check mark are not displayed on the Clients page.

To restore the default settings, follow these steps:

1. Click Clients on the Instant On home page. The Clients page opens.

2. Click the tool () button at the top-right corner of the Clients list to open the parameter drop-down list.

3. Select Restore Defaults to restore the Instant On to the default settings.

Sorting Client Information in the Web Application

Client data can be sorted in the Instant On web application to help you locate the information you need efficiently. For example, client data can be sorted in alphabetical order based on the client name. Click one of the following parameters at the top of the Clients list to sort the information based on your needs.

Name: Client data is sorted alphabetically, based on the name of the client.

Duration: Client data is sorted by the amount of time the client has been connected to the network.

IP Address: Client data is sorted by the client's IP address.

MAC Address: Client data is sorted by the client's MAC address.

OS: Client data is sorted by the client device's operating system.

Top Application: Client data is sorted by the top application used by each client.

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