Aruba Central Online Help

Client Overview

The Clients page displays the details of clients connected to the devices in Aruba Central and their connectivity status.

To view the clients overview page, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Network Operations app, use the filter bar to select a group, label, site, or a device.
  2. Under Manage, click Clients. The All Clients overview page is displayed.
  3. Click the icon to view the client overview page.

The overview page displays the total number of clients, usage, and the application usage by the clients connected to the wired, wireless, and remote networks.

Figure 1  Clients—Summary Page

The following table describes the information displayed in each section.

Table 1: Client Overview Page

Data Pane Content

Description

Time Range Filter

By default, the graphs on the Clients page are plotted for a time range of 3 hours. To view the graphs for a different time range, click the Time Range Filter link. You can choose to view graphs for a time period of 3 hours, 1 day, 1 week, 1 month and 3 months.

However, the Distribution data (Client OS) under the Distribution tab does not honor the time range you selected in the time range filter.

Total

Displays the total number of clients.

Wireless

Displays the total number of clients connected to wireless network.

Wired

Displays the total number of clients connected to the wired network.

Remote

Displays the total number of remote clients connected through VPNVirtual Private Network. VPN enables secure access to a corporate network when located remotely. It enables a computer to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if it were directly connected to the private network, while benefiting from the functionality, security, and management policies of the private network. This is done by establishing a virtual point-to-point connection through the use of dedicated connections, encryption, or a combination of the two..

Usage

Displays the Bandwidth Usage and Remote Bandwidth Usage of the incoming and outgoing throughput traffic for all the clients and remote clients during a specific time range in kilobits per second (KbpsKilobits per second.). The graph will not show any data for the clients that are connected to the network for less than two hours.

Distribution

Displays the type of client device connected to the wireless network.

Top N

Displays a list of clients connected to the currently available SSIDsService Set Identifier. SSID is a name given to a WLAN and is used by the client to access a WLAN network. that utilize the maximum bandwidth in the network.

The Top Clients by Usage table displays data only for the clients that are connected to the network for a total duration of two or more hours.