Aruba Instant On Help Center

Whats New in this Release

This section lists the new features, enhancements, and hardware platforms introduced in Aruba Instant On 2.0.0.

New Features and Hardware Platforms

Table 1: New Features in Instant On 2.0.0

Feature (Web Application)

Feature (Mobile App)

Description

Access Point Lights

Access Point Lights

The Quiet light mode option which was earlier in the Site Management page is now moved under advanced setting in the Inventory page.

Configuring Switch Ports

Configuring Switch Ports

The Instant On mobile app and web application allows you to perform the following actions:

View the port status

Create link aggregation

Add trunk members

Map existing wired networks to the available ports.

Configuring Wired Networks

Configuring Wired Networks

You can now create a wired network by providing a VLAN ID if your network infrastructure focuses on deploying switches.

Deployment Concepts

Deployment Concepts

The Aruba Instant On solution now includes support for configuring wired networks and also a combination of wired and wireless networks.

Editing Client Name

Editing Client Name

The client name field can now be edited and updated with a custom name of your choice.

Enhancements to Software Updates

Enhancements to Software Updates

New updates have been made to the software update page to equip you with more information on the upgrade.

Enhancements to External Captive Portal

Enhancements to External Captive Portal

Instant On now supports third-party captive portals such as Aislelabs, Purple WiFi, Skyfii.io, and Wavespot.

Local Management for Switches

Local Management for Switches

In addition to managing switches using the cloud mode mobile app and web application, Instant On also provides you the option to manage the switches using the local WebUI.

Locating Device

Locating Device

You can now easily locate your devices using locator light when there are more number of devices in the site.

Loop Protection

Loop Protection

When one or more switches are part of the Inventory, the loop protection setting is available to protect the switches against loops or storms.

Network Access Control

Network Access Control

A new option is added to configure network access to clients based on IP address.

Network to Port Mapping

Network to Port Mapping

The networks you create can be mapped to a VLAN port which, either allows traffic from all networks or only for a specific network.

Shared Services

Shared Services

A new option is added to discover and access shared services such as printing, sharing, streaming, and remote management.

Supported Switch Models

Supported Switch Models

Support for new Instant On switches has been introduced.

Switch Details

Switch Details

The switch details page provides details of the selected switch, which includes the Device name, Local Network IP address, MAC address, serial number, ports, and model type of the switch.

Switch Provisioning

Switch Provisioning

The Instant On switches can be provisioned either by using the Instant On cloud mobile app and web application or by using the local WebUI of the switch.

Wired Clients

Wired Clients

Support to allow wired clients to connect to the Instant On wired networks has been added.

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