Aruba Central Online Help

Creating an Aruba Central Account

To start using Aruba Central, you need to register and create an Aruba Central account. Both evaluating and paid subscribers require an account to start using Aruba Central.

This section includes the following topics:

Zones and Sign Up URLs

Aruba Central instances are available on multiple regional clusters. These regional clusters are referred to as zones. When you register for an Aruba Central account, Aruba creates an account for you in the zone that is mapped to the country you selected during registration.

If you access the Sign Up URLUniform Resource Locator. URL is a global address used for locating web resources on the Internet. from the www.arubanetworks.com website, you are automatically redirected to the sign up URL. To create an Aruba Central account in the zone that is mapped to your country, use the following zone-specific sign up URLs.

Table 1: Sign Up URLs & Apps

Regional Cluster

Sign Up URL

Available Apps

US-1

https://portal-uswest4.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

  • Network Operations
  • ClearPass Device Insight

US-2

https://portal-uswest4.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

  • Network Operations
  • ClearPass Device Insight

US-WEST-4

https://portal-uswest4.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

  • Network Operations
  • ClearPass Device Insight

Canada-1

https://portal-ca.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

Network Operations

China-1

https://portal.central.arubanetworks.com.cn/signup

Network Operations

EU-1

https://portal-eu.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

  • Network Operations
  • ClearPass Device Insight

EU-2

https://portal-eucentral2.central.arubanetworks.com/signup/

Network Operations

EU-3

https://portal-eucentral2.central.arubanetworks.com/signup/

  • Network Operations
  • ClearPass Device Insight

APAC-1

https://portal-apac.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

Network Operations

APAC-EAST1

https://portal-apaceast.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

Network Operations

APAC-SOUTH1

https://portal-apacsouth.central.arubanetworks.com/signup

Network Operations

Signing up for an Aruba Central Account

You can choose one of the following ways to start your Aruba Central account trail:

  1. Go to http://www.arubanetworks.com/products/sme/eval/.
    • Click Start Demo and fill the form to start a product demo.
    • Click Got an Aruba AP? Start your trial here. The Registration page opens.
  2. Enter your email address. Based on the email address you entered, the Registration page guides you to the subsequent steps: 

    Table 2: Registration Workflow

    If...

    Then...

    If you are a new user:

    The Registration page prompts you to create a password.

    To continue with the registration, enter a password in the Password and Confirm Password fields.

     

    If you are an existing Aruba customer, but you do not have an Aruba Central account:

    The Registration page displays the following message:

    Email already exists. Please enter the password below.

    To continue with registration, validate your account:

    1. Enter the password.
    2. Click Validate Account.

    NOTE: If you do not remember the password, click Forgot Password to reset the password.

    If your email account is already registered with Aruba, but you do not have an Aruba Central account:

    If you are invited to join as a user in an existing Aruba Central customer account:

    The Registration page displays the following message:

    An invitation email has already been sent to your email ID. Resend.

    To continue with the registration:

    1. Go to your email box and check if you have received the email invitation.
    2. If you have not received the email invitation, go to the Registration page and click Resend. A registration invitation will be sent your account.
    3. Click the registration link. The user account is validated.
    4. Complete the registration on the Sign Up page to sign in to Aruba Central.

    If you are a registered user of Aruba Central and have not verified your email yet:

    The Registration page displays the following message:

    You are an existing Aruba Central user. Please verify your account. Resend Verification email.

    To continue:

    1. Go to your email box and check if you have received the email invitation.
    2. If you have not received the email invitation, go to the Registration page and click Resend Verification email. A registration invitation will be sent your account.
    3. Click the account activation link.
    4. After the email verification is completed successfully, click Log in to access Aruba Central.

     

    If you are already a registered user of Aruba Central and have verified your email:

    The Registration page displays the following message:

    User has been registered and verified. Sign in to Central.

    Click Sign in to Central to skip the registration process and access the Aruba Central portal.

     

     

    If your email address is in the arubanetworks.com or hpe.com domain:

    The Single Sign-On option is enabled. You can use your respective Aruba or HP Enterprise credentials to log in to your Aruba Central account after the registration.

     

  3. To continue with registration, enter your first name, last name, company name, address, country, state, ZIP code, and phone details.
  4. Specify if you are an Aruba partner.
  5. Ensure that you select an appropriate zone. The Registration page displays a list of zones in which the Aruba Central servers are available for account creation. Based on the country you select, the Aruba Central server is automatically selected. If you want your account and Aruba Central data to reside on a server from another zone, you can select an Aruba Central server from the list of available servers.

  6. From the Interested Apps section, select the app(s) that you want to pre-provision. You must select at least one app to continue:
    • Network Operations
    • ClearPass Device Insight

    See Table 1 for the app(s) available in the zone in which you are signing up.

    If you are interested in evaluating the Aruba Central MSP solution, select only the Network Operations app.

  7. Select the I agree to the Terms and Conditions check box.
  8. Set a preferred mode of communication for receiving notifications about Aruba products and services.
  9. Optionally, to read about the privacy statement, click the HPE Privacy Statement link. To opt out of marketing communication, you can either click the unsubscribe link available at the bottom of the email or click the link as shown in the following figure:

  10. Click Sign Up. Your new account is created in the zone you selected and an email invitation is sent to your email address for account activation.
  11. Access your email account and click the Activate Your Account link. After you verify your email, you can log in to Aruba Central.