Configure AirWave details in DHCP (preferred method)

To configure a DHCP server for AirWave, from a Windows Server 2008, do the following steps:

  1. From the Start menu, select Server Manager.
  2. Select Roles -> DHCP -> Server -> w2k8 -> IPv4.
  3. IPv4 and select Set Predefined Options...
  4. The Predefined Options and Values screen is displayed. Click Add....
  5. Enter the desired Name (any), Data type (select String), Code (enter 60), and Description (any).
  6. Click OK.
  7. From the Predefined Options and Values screen, under Value, enter the String ArubaInstantAP. The string is case-sensitive and must be ArubaInstantAP.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Under IPv4, expand Scope. Right-click Scope Options and select Configure Options...
  10. Under the General tab, select 043 Vendor Specific Info. The Data entry data appears. Under ASCII, enter hpeSwitch:hp2920,, admin. The ASCII value has the following format: <Group>:<Topfolder>,<AMP IP>,<shared secret>
  11. To add sub-folders, use the following format:<Group>:<Topfolder>:<folder1>,<AMP IP>,<shared secret>
  12. Under the General tab, select 060 AirWave. Click OK.

    No changes are required to the 060 option.

  13. You can verify the AirWave details as follows:
    switch# show amp-server
    switch# show run