Aruba 8.4.0 Mobility Master install with redundancy

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TOPOLOGY

Boot and configure basic settings: ports, up link VLAN, username and password

Configure VRRP on the primary and secondary mobility master. Information on Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) can be found here

Once VRRP has been configured master redundancy between the two mobility masters must be configured. This solution creates redundancy between two Mobility Masters to form an primary-standby Mobility Master pair. Configuration from the master is synchronized from primary to secondary. Database synchronization: Ensures that the databases (e.g. license, WMS, AP, User, etc.) are synchronized between the two MMs.

Master redundancy –

Once the configuration has been completed the primary mobility master can be accessed via https/ssh using the configured VRRP IP address of 10.0.17.13.

Configurations on the secondary mobility master must be configured on the device itself NOT from the primary mobility master.

Secondary mobility master

The next blog post –here– will focus on configuring communication between the mobility master and the Aruba controllers where are known as the managed devices (MD) in Aruba OS 8.X

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