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Setting Up Your Wireless Network

The Aruba Instant On Solution requires you to connect Aruba Instant On APs to your wired network that provides internet connectivity.

Table 1: Instant On Wireless Network Provisioning

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Steps

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1.  

Private Network Mode—Power on the Aruba Instant On AP using the power adapter or using a Power over Ethernet (PoE) port on a PoE capable switch. Ensure that the AP is connected to your network using an Ethernet cable (included in the box).

Router Mode—Connect the E0/PT or ENET port of the Instant On device acting as a primary Wi-Fi router to the ISP provided modem using an Ethernet cable.

2.  

Verify the LED indicators to check if the AP is successfully connected to your provisioning network and is ready for you to configure. The LED indicator starts blinking alternatively between green and amber.

3.  

Configure the Instant On AP using the web application. For more information, see Accessing Aruba Instant On Application.

As an alternative, you may choose to download the mobile app on your Android or iOS device. For more information, see Downloading the Mobile App.

4.  

Launch the Instant On web or mobile application and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

Setting Up Your Wired Network

The following procedure is a step-by-step process of the initial setup to onboard Aruba Instant On switches to a site:

Table 2: Instant On Wired Network Provisioning

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Steps

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1.  

Ensure that the Instant On switch is connected to the internet to be discovered.

2.  

Connect the port you want to use as your switch uplink to your local network using an Ethernet cable, then power it on.

NOTE: If you have more than one Instant On switch, you will be able to add them later on.

3.  

Power on the switch. The switch will be ready to be discovered when the cloud LED light alternates between green and amber. For more information, see Cloud LED and AP LED Light Status

4.  

Download the mobile app on your Android or iOS device. For more information, see Downloading the Mobile App.

As an alternative, you may choose to configure the Instant On switch using the web application. For more information, see Accessing Aruba Instant On Application.

5.  

Launch the Instant On web or mobile application and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

The following table displays the various LED status you might see when onboarding Instant On APs or switches to a site:

Table 3: Cloud LED and AP LED Light Status

Switch Cloud LED or AP LED

Status

No Lights

Indicates that the device has no power. Review the different power options and verify that the cables are properly connected.

Blinking Green

Indicates that the device is booting or upgrading. It can take up to 8 minutes for the device to be ready.

Solid Amber

Indicates that the device has detected a problem. Click or Tap the Troubleshoot link to learn more.

Alternate Green and Amber

Indicates that the device is ready to onboard.

Solid Green

Indicates that the device is connected and configured.

Blinking Amber

Indicates that the identification of the device has been turned ON.

NOTE: This applies only to Instant On access points and not the switches.

Solid Red

Indicates that the device has an issue. Unplug and replug the device to restore connectivity. Contact support if the issue persists.

NOTE: This applies only to Instant On access points and not the switches.

 

 

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