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Getting Started with Aruba IDPS

To start using the SD-WANSoftware-Defined Wide Area Network. SD-WAN is an application for applying SDN technology to WAN connections that connect enterprise networks across disparate geographical locations. solution, ensure that you have a valid Aruba Central subscription and licenses for the SD branch devices.

  • If you are an existing Aruba Central customer with a valid subscription key and device licenses, access the Aruba Central UI and complete the provisioning tasks.
  • If you are an existing Aruba customer with valid device licenses, but are not an Aruba Central customer, sign up for Aruba Central. After a successful registration, Aruba sends a verification email with a link to the Aruba Central portal. For more information, see Aruba Central Help Center.

Use one of the following workflows to get started.

Gateway Provisioning Tasks for New Customers

Complete the following provisioning tasks to bring up your devices in the Aruba Central management interface:

  1. Step 1: Get started with Aruba Central
  2. Step 2: Get started with the Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways
  3. Step 3: Organize the SD-WANWide Area Network. WAN is a telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance. setup for the Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways
  4. Step 4: Connect and configure the Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways in Aruba Central
  5. Step 5: Set up Aruba IDPS

Gateway Provisioning Tasks for Existing Customers without Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways

Complete the following provisioning tasks to bring up your devices in the Aruba Central management interface:

  1. Step 1: Before you begin
  2. Step 2: Get started with Aruba Central
  3. Step 3: Get started with the Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways
  4. Step 4: Organize the SD-WAN setup for the Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways
  5. Step 5: Connect and configure the Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways in Aruba Central
  6. Step 6: Set up Aruba IDPS

Gateway Provisioning Tasks for Existing Customers with Aruba IDPS Supported Gateways

Complete the following provisioning tasks to bring up your devices in the Aruba Central management interface:

  1. Step 1: Before you begin
  2. Step 2: Get started with the Aruba 9004 Gateways
  3. Step 3: Set up Aruba IDPS