The controller has all its ports on VLAN 1 by default and the controller ip

The controller has all its ports on vlan 1 by default

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The controller has all its ports on VLAN 1 by default and the controller-ip (mgmt IP) on VLAN 1 is 172.16.0.254, which is used to access the web UI for the initial configuration via http. The basic information needed for the Controller wizard is Hostname Country code Passwords Time/date Licenses VLANs and VLAN Interfaces Ports
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 9 The first Controller Wizard step includes the controller hostname, admin password, and the date and time on the controller.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 10 The next Wizard step allows licenses to be added to the controller and displays any currently installed licenses. The serial number for the controller is displayed to aid in determining the controller licenses.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 11 In the next Wizard step, multiple VLANs, IP addresses and DHCP server settings can be configured. Additionally the controller IP can be changed from VLAN 1 to any of the other VLANs previously defined. The controller IP is the primary address used to manage the controller and is the default source address of all outbound traffic from the controller. A cellular uplink can also be enabled in the wizard if necessary.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 12 In the next Wizard step, the controller Ethernet ports are configured. Ports can be enabled/disabled, and trusted/untrusted. You can also configure port trunking mode, set the allowed VLANs and Native VLAN, and enable or disable spanning tree.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 13 Once the Controller Setup Wizard is finished, the configuration is pushed to the controller. The Controller will reboot with the assigned IP addressing, VLANs and port configuration. You can view and print the commands pushed to the controller from this screen.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 14 Once the controller has rebooted after the initial config wizard, we can check our settings from the Configuration->controller menu. The controller IP and role can be changed from this page as well.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 15 Additional VLANs can be added and existing VLANs can be modified from Configuration->Network->VLANs and Configuration->Network->IP tabs. You can use the show IP interface brief and show VLAN CLI commands from the CLI to verify connectivity configuration.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 16
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 17 Licenses are platform independent and can be installed on any Aruba controller. Each license refers to specific functionality (or module) that supports unique features on the controller. Installation of the feature license unlocks that feature’s functionality for the maximum cap acity of the controller. Two types of controller licenses exist. Evaluation licenses enable the feature on a time-limited basis to test out new features. Permanent licenses enable the software features with no time limit.
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MBC 6.4 e-learning Module 2: Initial Setup Page | 18 *Controller licensing works like this. The base operating, or “Base OS” is free. Additional licensing
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