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Whats New in this Release

This section lists the new features, enhancements, and hardware platforms introduced in Aruba Instant On 2.2.0.

New Features and Hardware Platforms

Instant On WLAN Features

Table 1: New Features for WLAN Deployments in Instant On 2.2.0

Feature (Web Application)

Feature (Mobile App)

Description

Cloudflare DNS Integration and DNS settings

Cloudflare DNS Integration and DNS settings

Cloudflare DNS is the default DNS server for Instant On networks. A new DNS settings page is also introduced in the Inventory page to enable configuration of DNS servers.

Configuring Bandwidth Usage Limit on an Entire Network

Configuring Bandwidth Usage Limit on an Entire Network

A new option is added to allow users to configure a bandwidth limit per AP network, rather than limiting the usage for each client.

Email Notifications

Email Notifications

An option to enable email notifications for the alerts received on the site is now available in the Instant On mobile app web application.

Enabling Optimization for Video Streaming

Enabling Optimization for Video Streaming

A new option is added to enhance the quality of video streaming by converting multicast traffic into unicast traffic on a wireless network.

Enhancements to Shared Services

Enhancements to Shared Services

The following enhancements to shared services are introduced in this release:

Two new shared services are added.

The shared services are displayed per devices instead of per service.

A multiple services icon is displayed next to the device, if it provides more than one service.

New services for known devices are automatically added.

Increase in the Number of Administrator Accounts

Increase in the Number of Administrator Accounts

You can configure up to 3 administrator accounts to manage the site using the Instant On mobile app web application.

New Software Available Alert

New Software Available Alert

A new informational alert is added when a new software update is available for installation on the Instant On network.

Wi-Fi Enhanced Open (OWE)

Wi-Fi Enhanced Open (OWE)

A new option is added to enable OWE on Guest networks, configured with Open or Portal Security type.

Instant On Wired Features

Table 2: New Features for Wired Deployments in Instant On 2.2.0

Feature (Web Application)

Feature (Mobile App)

Description

Port Security - Client Allow List

Port Security - Client Allow List

This feature allow lists clients and devices connected to a particular port and blocks other clients and devices.

Configuring Schedule for PoE Supply

Configuring Schedule for PoE Supply

The power schedule feature allows you to configure a time range during which a switch or PoE capable device supply PoE power to devices connected to its ports.

Configuring Voice Network

Configuring Voice Network

Enabling the Voice network checkbox on the wired network VLAN allows the clients with voice capabilities to be automatically redirected to that network.

Energy Efficient Ethernet

Energy Efficient Ethernet

Instant On supports a subset of the EEE function (802.3az) that reduces power consumption on switch ports when data activity is low or idle.

Power Management for Ports

Power Management for Ports

The power management settings for ports allows you to configure PoE supply policies for PoE powered devices connected to the switch.

Routing on Instant On Switches

Routing on Instant On Switches

Instant On switches support IP routing between wired networks.

Topology View of Network Devices

Topology View of Network Devices

A topology chart of the network is added to the Inventory page. It provides information regarding the link states, devices connected, and the number of clients connected to a particular device. The device settings page for a device can be accessed by clicking on a device.

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