What is Aruba Central?
Aruba Central provides a cloud-based, single point of visibility and control for wired and wireless LANs, WANs, and VPNs across branch, remote, campus, data center, and IoT networks and also provides AI-powered insights, workflow automation, and edge-to-cloud security.
Why Should You Use the Connector?
The Aruba Central connector provides visibility into the network assets in your environment. You can use this visibility to:
ensure network assets are managed per your security policies
derive relationships between network assets, locations, users, applications, and data
How Does This Connector Work?
Lucidum executes read-only requests to the Aruba Central REST API and ingests only meta-data about Aruba Central devices. Lucidum does not retrieve any data stored on your assets.
Configuring the Connector in Lucidum
The URL for the Aruba Central API.
User name for a Aruba Central account with read access.
The password for the Aruba Central account.
The unique identity number of for your Aruba Central account. To find your customer ID, click the the person (profile) icon in the top right corner Aruba Central web portal.
A unique ID for each application defined in Aruba Central.
For details on defining an application and copying the client ID, see https://developer.arubanetworks.com/aruba-central/docs/api-gateway-creating-application-token
A unique password for each application defined in Aruba Central.
For details on defining an application and copying the client secret, see
For future use.
Contact your Lucidum Sales Representative for help with creating credentials.
For details on creating user accounts, see:
For older systems, you can view Configuring System Users in https://www.arubanetworks.com/techdocs/central/2.5.3/content/pdfs/user-guide.pdf
For details on defining an application and copying the client ID and client secret, see
For older systems, you can view the section on Creating Application and Token in https://www.arubanetworks.com/techdocs/central/2.5.4/content/pdfs/central/api-reference-guide.pdf
The user account used for the Aruba Central connector must meet the following requirements:
access to the Network Operations application
You can also use the predefined Aruba Central view edit Role.
Contact your Lucidum Sales Representative for help with permissions.