Aruba Networks Cloud Integration

This guide will Assist you in preparing your Aruba Networks Access Points (managed through the Aruba Central Portal) for Social Guest Access capabilities. It will also assist you through the process of associating your Aruba Networks access points with the MyWiFi system, for the purposes of managing the Social Captive Portal experience.

Retrieve the Mac Address of your Device

  1. Login to your Aruba Central Portal
  2. Navigate to Access Points in the Monitoring section of the Portal
  3. Locate your chosen Device in the Access Point List, click on it, then navigate to the Info section and identify the Mac Address of that Device in the table

MyWiFi Setup

  1. Login Into the MyWiFi Control Panel with your credentials
  2. Pre-Setup:
  3. In the MyWiFi Control Panel, create/select an appropriate Social WiFi Campaign with the Social Media Logins and customized look of your choice.
  4. Create/Use an Existing Location for your Installation & Assign your created Campaign as the Default Campaign for this Location.
  5. Once you have completed those actions you can add the Aruba Networks Device in the MyWiFi System.
  6. Click on Devices >> Add New Device to bring up the Add New Device view

Add your new Device

  1. Enter Name of your choice for this Device
  2. Select Aruba Networks from the Supporters Routers dropdown
  3. Select the Location you have created for this installation
  4. Enter the Mac Address of your device that you collected from the Aruba Networks above
  5. Click NEXT > once you have entered the appropriate information correctly

  • You are prompted to confirm the information & selections you entered
  • Click Complete Setup to finalize the Device setup

Edit your Access Point Configuration in Aruba Central Portal

  1. Login again to your Aruba Central Portal
  2. Navigate to Configuration >> Select or Create a Group
  3. Select a Network to configure and click on Edit button

Select Guest as Primary Usage, then navigate to Security tab

Configure your Spash Page as follows:

  • Splash Page Type: External

Create a new Captive Portal Profile

  • Name: MyWiFi
  • Type: Radius Authentication
  • IP or Hostname: securewifilogin.com 
  • URL: /
  • Port: 443
  • Use HTTPS: checked
  • Captive Portal Failure: selection of your choice
  • Automatic URL Whitelisting: checked


Please Note

  • If you have a Custom Social Portal Enabled in the MyWiFi System. You may enter your Custom Social Portal Domain in the UAM Settings >> Login URL instead of “https://securewifilogin.com”

Configure Mac Authentication:

  • Mac Authentication: disabled

Configure a Primary RADIUS Server with the following parameters:

  • IP Address: 54.152.174.151
  • Shared Key: mywifi
  • Retype Key: mywifi
  • RFC 3576: unchecked
  • Accounting Port: 1813
  • Timeout: 10
  • Retry Count: 3
  • Auth Port: 181

Then Click Save

Configure a Secondary RADIUS Server with the following parameters:

  • IP Address: 54.87.147.144
  • Shared Key: mywifi
  • Retype Key: mywifi
  • RFC 3576: unchecked
  • Accounting Port: 1813
  • Timeout: 10
  • Retry Count: 3
  • Auth Port: 181

Then Click Save

Configure RADIUS Accounting:

  • Accounting Mode: Authentication
  • Accounting Interval: 1

Configure Walled Garden Settings:

Please Note

  • If you have a Custom Social Portal Enabled in the MyWiFi System. It is necessary to add your Social Portal Domain to the Allowed Hosts/Domains Whitelist, a placeholder for which is: *.<White Label Portal Domain> located in the list below

Here is the complete list of domains that need to be whitelisted

Add Into Your Allowed Hosts/Domains Prior to Authentication List

*.<White Label Portal Domain>
          *.mywifi.io
          *.securewifilogin.com
          *.cloudfront.net
          fonts.gstatic.com
          fonts.googleapis.com
          *.linkedin.com
          *.amazonaws.com
          *.licdn.com
          *.twitter.com
          *.facebook.com
          *.fbcdn.net
          *.doubleclick.net
          *.fbsbx.com
          *.twimg.com
          *.instagram.com
          *.facebook.net
          *.stripe.com
          *.paypal.com
          *.paypalobjects.com
          *.twilio.com
          *.vk.com

After you have completed the steps above, click on Save Settings

Congratulations! 

Your Aruba Networks Device is now Enabled for Guest Access.


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