Aruba Instant On web application allows clients to discover devices and access shared services available on the same or different networks in your site. To use the Shared services feature, you must first enable the Shared services setting in the Instant On mobile app. For information on deploying shared services, see Deploying Multicast Shared Services.
The Shared services enable () or disable () option appears in the Instant On mobile app or web application, only when the site is configured with two or more networks/VLANs.
1. Tap () tile on the Instant On home page and tap the advanced menu () icon in the header.
2. Select from the menu and slide the toggle switch next to Shared services, to the right () to enable the Shared services feature on the network.
3. Once you have enabled the Shared services setting, navigate back to the page and select an employee, guest, or wired network from the list. The / / Networks Details page is displayed.
4. Under , tap to view the following information:
—Lists all the services available on the current network. The services detected on the same network are always available for the clients to access without restriction.
—Lists all the services available on other employee networks of your site. By default, the services connected to other networks are disabled. Slide the toggle switch to enabled(), to allow clients to access the shared services available on other networks.
Some of the main services supported are:
- AirPlay™—Apple® AirPlay allows wireless streaming of music, video, and slide shows from your iOS device to Apple TV® and other devices that support the AirPlay feature.
- AirDrop™—Apple® Airdrop allows you to share and receive photos, documents and more with other Apple devices that are nearby.
- Google Cast—This protocol is built-in to Chromecast devices or Android TV and allow playing audio or video content on a high-definition television by streaming content through Wi-Fi from the Internet or local network.
- AirPrint™—Apple® AirPrint allows you to print from an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch directly to any AirPrint compatible printers.
- Sharing—Applications such as disk sharing and file sharing, use the service ID that are part of this service on one or more Apple® devices.
- RemoteMgmt—Use this service for remote login, remote management, and FTP utilities on Apple® devices.
- DLNA Media—Applications such as Windows Media Player use this service to browse and play media content on a remote device.
- DLNA Print—This service is used by printers that support DLNA.