Aruba Central
  • 19 Jan 2023
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Article Summary

Aruba Central is a unified cloud-based network operations, assurance and security platform that simplifies the deployment, management, and optimization of wireless, wired and WAN environments.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices

Parameters

  1. Region (required) - Select the region corresponding to the domain name. The value must match the My Zone value, which can be viewed under the User Settings in Aruba Central. The selected regions map to the following domain URLs:
RegionDomain Name
US-1https://app1-apigw.central.arubanetworks.com
US-2https://apigw-prod2.central.arubanetworks.com
US-WEST-4https://apigw-uswest4.central.arubanetworks.com
EU-1https://eu-apigw.central.arubanetworks.com
EU-3https://apigw-eucentral3.central.arubanetworks.com
Canada-1https://apigw-ca.central.arubanetworks.com
China-1https://apigw.central.arubanetworks.com.cn
APAC-1https://api-ap.central.arubanetworks.com
APAC-EAST1https://apigw-apaceast.central.arubanetworks.com
APAC-SOUTH1https://apigw-apacsouth.central.arubanetworks.com


  1. Custom Region (optional) - If you want to select a region not listed in the Region dropdown list:
    1. From the Region dropdown list, select CUSTOM.
    2. From the Custom Region parameter, specify the domain name.
  2. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account that has the permissions to fetch assets.
  3. Customer ID (required) - The Customer ID value is obtained from the User Settings in Aruba Central.
  4. Client ID and Client Secret (required) - The Client ID and Client Secret is obtained from the application created. For more details, see Aruba Central API.
Note:

If you are working with a version of Aruba Central that is greater than 2.5.5, the credentials used in the adapter must be a local account or outside of the SAML domain, since SAML users cannot generate tokens via the API. Refer to Aruba for further information.

  1. Verify SSL (required, default: False) - Select to verify the SSL certificate offered by the region-specific domain. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  2. HTTPS Proxy (optional, default: empty) - A proxy to use when connecting to the region-specific domain.

    • If supplied, Axonius will utilize the proxy when connecting to the region-specific domain.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will connect directly to the region-specific domain.
  3. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional, default: empty) - The user name to use when connecting to the region-specific domain via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

    • If supplied, Axonius will authenticate with this value when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will not perform authentication when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
  4. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional, default: empty) - The password to use when connecting to the region-specific domain via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

    • If supplied, Axonius will authenticate with this value when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
    • If not supplied, Axonius will not perform authentication when connecting to the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.
  5. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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Advanced Settings

Note:

From version 4.6 Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  • Devices type to fetch (required, default: Access Point, Switch) - Select multiple types of devices to fetch, including wired and wireless clients.

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Note:

To learn more about Adapter Configuration tab advanced settings, see Adapter Advanced Settings.


APIs

Axonius uses the Aruba Central API.


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