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Whats New in this Release

This section lists the new features, enhancements, and hardware platforms introduced in Aruba Instant On 2.1.0.

New Features and Hardware Platforms

Instant On WLAN Features

Table 1: New Features for WLAN Deployments in Instant On 2.1.0

Feature (Web Application)

Feature (Mobile App)

Description

Enhancements to Client Details Page

Enhancements to Clients Details Page

The security standard, Wi-Fi standard, and radio band information of the client is now displayed in the client details page.

Enhancements to Network Scheduling

Enhancements to Network Scheduling

Networks can now be scheduled to end at a particular time on the next day. Prior to this release, end time configuration was limited to midnight of the same day.

Radio Power Information

Radio Power Information

The Instant On UI now displays the radio power information used by the device.

Redirect URL for Internal Captive Portal

Redirect URL for Internal Captive Portal

Guest clients can now be redirected to a custom URL after accepting the terms and conditions when internal captive portal is used.

Support for New AP Platform

Support for New AP Platform

A new Indoor AP platform AP22 is supported by Instant On.

Software Update Enhancements

Software Update Enhancements

The software update page now displays the highlights of what is included in the software update and the countdown for the update.

Static IP Address Configuration for Access Points in the Provision Page

Static IP Configuration for Access Points in the Provisioning Page

IP assignment settings in the provisioning page of the local webUI provides an option to configure a static IP address for the access point.

Wi-Fi 6 Enabled Networks

Wi-Fi 6 Enabled Networks

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) capabilities can be enabled on Instant On networks. This feature is only available when the device inventory has at least one Instant On AP22 access point.

Zoox Captive Portal

Zoox Captive Portal

Zoox captive portal is added as an external captive portal provider.

Instant On Wired Features

Table 2: New Features for Wired Deployments in Instant On 2.1.0

Feature (Web Application)

Feature (Mobile App)

Description

Connected Clients and Devices on Switch Ports

Connected Clients and Devices on Switch Ports

The Instant On UI now displays the list of clients and devices that are connected to a specific port.

Configuring Network Security on Wired Networks

Configuring Network Security on Wired Networks

Network security can be enabled on the Instant On wired network to prevent DHCP and ARP attacks on the switch ports.

Configuring Wired Access Rules

Configuring Wired Access Rules

The Network Access option in the Instant On UI allows you to configure network access restrictions for wired clients based on IP destination addresses.

Enabling or Disabling a Wired Network

Enabling or Disabling a Wired Network

The wired networks configured on the site can now be enabled or disabled as required.

Notification Alert When Switch Exceeds Power budget

Notification Alert When Switch Exceeds Power budget

Instant On now sends a notification when the Switch reaches the maximum power allocated and cannot power new devices through PoE. This alert can be enabled or disabled as required.

Switch Port Auto Detection and Auto Configuration

Switch Port Auto Detection and Auto Configuration

Instant On now supports auto-detection and auto-configuration if two or more Instant On devices are connected to each other through a common switch port.

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