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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

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WiFi AP Authentication Aruba Configuration

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To authenticate users connected to Aruba access points, you must stream the syslog containing the authentication data to the Barracuda NG Firewall.

Reference Devices/Versions: 

  • Aruba Controller 651 Version
  • Aruba AP 105   

Enable Syslog Streaming on the Aruba AP

  1. Log into the Aruba Mobility Controller.
  2. Click on the Configuration tab.
  3. In the MANAGEMENT section of the left menu, click on Logging
  4.  In the Logging Servers section, click New:
    • IP Address – Enter the management IP address of the Barracuda NG Firewall .
    • Category – Select user.
    • Logging Facility – Select the logging facility to be able to differentiate between multiple Aruba APs.
    • Severity – Select notifications.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Click Apply
  7. Click on the Levels tab.
  8. Set the Logging Levels in the User logs section to notifications.
  9. Click Apply.

Verify that the Barracuda NG Firewall is Receiving the Syslog Data

On the Barracuda NG Firewall, go to LOGS and open Box > Control > AuthService_wifiap.log . After a successful authentication, you will see a logged in user with IP line in the log. The Wi-Fi access point name is also listed.

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