Device Config Commands


Use the (config) instance to configure device specific parameters

To navigate to this instance, use the following commands:

Device Mode commands:
  adopter-auto-provisioning-policy-lookup  Use centralized auto-provisioning
                                           policy when adopted by another
  adoption                                 Adoption configuration
  adoption-mode                            Configure the adoption mode for the
                                           access-points in this RF-Domain
  adoption-site                            Set system's adoption site
  alias                                    Alias
  application-policy                       Application Policy configuration
  area                                     Set name of area where the system
                                           is located?
  arp                                      Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  auto-learn                               Auto learning
  autogen-uniqueid                         Autogenerate a unique id
  autoinstall                              Autoinstall settings
  bridge                                   Ethernet bridge
  captive-portal                           Captive portal
  cdp                                      Cisco Discovery Protocol
  channel-list                             Configure channel list to be
                                           advertised to wireless clients
  cluster                                  Cluster configuration
  configuration-persistence                Enable persistence of configuration
                                           across reloads (startup config
  contact                                  Configure the contact
  controller                               WLAN controller configuration
  country-code                             Configure the country of operation
  critical-resource                        Critical Resource
  crypto                                   Encryption related commands
  database                                 Database command
  device-upgrade                           Device firmware upgrade
  device-onboard                           Device-onboarding configuration
  dot1x                                    802.1X
  dpi                                      Enable Deep-Packet-Inspection
                                           (Application Assurance)
  dscp-mapping                             Configure IP DSCP to 802.1p
                                           priority mapping for untagged
  eguest-server                            Enable EGuest Server functionality
  email-notification                       Email notification configuration
  enforce-version                          Check the firmware versions of
                                           devices before interoperating
  environmental-sensor                     Environmental Sensors Configuration
  events                                   System event messages
  export                                   Export a file
  file-sync                                File sync between controller and
  floor                                    Set the floor within a area where
                                           the system is located
  geo-coordinates                          Configure geo coordinates for this
  gre                                      GRE protocol
  hostname                                 Set system's network name
  http-analyze                             Specify HTTP-Analysis configuration
  interface                                Select an interface to configure
  ip                                       Internet Protocol (IP)
  ipv6                                     Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
  l2tpv3                                   L2tpv3 protocol
  l3e-lite-table                           L3e lite Table
  lacp                                     LACP commands
  layout-coordinates                       Configure layout coordinates for
                                           this device
  led                                      Turn LEDs on/off on the device
  led-timeout                              Configure the time for the led to
                                           turn off after the last radio state
  legacy-auto-downgrade                    Enable device firmware to auto
                                           downgrade when other legacy devices
                                           are detected
  legacy-auto-update                       Auto upgrade of legacy devices
  license                                  License management command
  lldp                                     Link Layer Discovery Protocol
  load-balancing                           Configure load balancing parameter
  location                                 Configure the location
  logging                                  Modify message logging facilities
  mac-address-table                        MAC Address Table
  mac-auth                                 802.1X
  mac-name                                 Configure MAC address to name
  management-server                        Configure management server address
  memory-profile                           Memory profile to be used on the
  meshpoint-device                         Configure meshpoint device
  meshpoint-monitor-interval               Configure meshpoint monitoring
  min-misconfiguration-recovery-time       Check controller connectivity after
                                           configuration is received
  mint                                     MiNT protocol
  mirror                                   Mirroring
  misconfiguration-recovery-time           Check controller connectivity after
                                           configuration is received
  mpact-server                             MPACT server configuration
  neighbor-inactivity-timeout              Configure neighbor inactivity
  neighbor-info-interval                   Configure neighbor information
                                           exchange interval
  no                                       Negate a command or set its
  noc                                      Configure the noc related setting
  nsight                                   NSight
  nsight-sensor                            Enable sensor for Nsight
  ntp                                      Ntp server A.B.C.D
  offline-duration                         Set duration for which a device
                                           remains unadopted before it
                                           generates offline event
  otls                                     Omnitrail Location Server
  override-wlan                            Configure RF Domain level overrides
                                           for wlan
  power-config                             Configure power mode
  preferred-controller-group               Controller group this system will
                                           prefer for adoption
  preferred-tunnel-controller              Tunnel Controller Name this system
                                           will prefer for tunneling extended
                                           vlan traffic
  radius                                   Configure device-level radius
                                           authentication parameters
  raid                                     RAID
  remove-override                          Remove configuration item override
                                           from the device (so profile value
                                           takes effect)
  rf-domain-manager                        RF Domain Manager
  router                                   Dynamic routing
  rsa-key                                  Assign a RSA key to a service
  sensor-server                            AirDefense sensor server
  slot                                     PCI expansion Slot
  spanning-tree                            Spanning tree
  timezone                                 Configure the timezone
  traffic-class-mapping                    Configure IPv6 traffic class to
                                           802.1p priority mapping for
                                           untagged frames
  traffic-shape                            Traffic shaping
  trustpoint                               Assign a trustpoint to a service
  tunnel-controller                        Tunnel Controller group this
                                           controller belongs to
  use                                      Set setting to use
  vrrp                                     VRRP configuration
  vrrp-state-check                         Publish interface via OSPF/BGP only
                                           if the interface VRRP state is not
  wep-shared-key-auth                      Enable support for 802.11 WEP
                                           shared key authentication
  zone                                     Configure Zone name

  clrscr                                   Clears the display screen
  commit                                   Commit all changes made in this
  do                                       Run commands from Exec mode
  end                                      End current mode and change to EXEC
  exit                                     End current mode and down to
                                           previous mode
  help                                     Description of the interactive help
  revert                                   Revert changes
  service                                  Service Commands
  show                                     Show running system information
  write                                    Write running configuration to
                                           memory or terminal


The following table summarizes device configuration mode commands:

Command Description
adopter-auto-provisioning-policy-lookup Enables the use of a centralized auto provisioning policy on this device
adoption Configures a minimum and maximum delay time in the initiation of the device adoption process
adoption-site Sets the device‘s adoption site name
alias Configures network, VLAN, and service aliases on a device
application-policy Associates a RADIUS server provided application policy with this device. When associated, the application policy allows wireless clients (MUs) to always find the RADIUS-supplied application policy in the dataplane.
area Sets the name of area where the system is deployed
arp Configures ARP parameters
auto-learn Enables controllers or service platforms to maintain a local configuration record of devices requesting adoption and provisioning. The command also enables learning of a device‘s host name via DHCP options.
autogen-uniqueid When executed in the device configuration mode, this command generates a unique ID for the logged device
autoinstall Autoinstalls firmware image and configuration setup parameters
bridge Configures Ethernet Bridging parameters
captive-portal Configures captive portal advanced Web page upload on this profile
cdp Operates CDP on the device
channel-list Configures channel list advertised to wireless clients
cluster Sets cluster configuration
configuration-persistence Enables configuration persistence across reloads
contact Sets contact information
controller Configures a WLAN‘s wireless controller or service platform
country-code Configures wireless controller or service platform‘s country code
critical-resource Monitors user configured IP addresses and logs their status
crypto Configures data encryption protocols and settings
database Backs up captive-portal and/or NSight database to a specified location and file and configures a low-disk-space threshold value
device-upgrade Configures device firmware upgrade settings on this device
diag Enables looped packet logging
dot1x Configures 802.1x standard authentication controls
dpi Enables Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) on this device
dscp-mapping Configures IP Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) to 802.1p priority mapping for untagged frames
eguest-server (VX9000 only) Enables the EGuest daemon when executed without the ‘host‘ option
eguest-server (NOC Only) Points to the EGuest server, when executed along with the ‘host‘ option
email-notification Configures e-mail notification settings
enforce-version Checks the device firmware version before attempting connection
environmental-sensor Configures the environmental sensor device settings. If the device is an environmental sensor, use this command to configure its settings.
events Enables system event message generation and forwarding
export Enables export of startup.log file after every boot
file-sync Configures parameters enabling syncing of trustpoint/wireless-bridge certificate between the staging-controller and its adopted access points
floor Sets the floor name where the system is located
geo-coordinates Configures the geographic coordinates for this device
gre Enables GRE tunneling on this device
hostname Sets a system's network name
http-analyze Enables HTTP analysis on this device
interface Selects an interface to configure
ip Configures IPv4 components
ipv6 Configures IPv6 components
l2tpv3 Defines the Layer 2 Tunnel Protocol (L2TP) protocol for tunneling Layer 2 payloads using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
l3e-lite-table Configures L3e Lite Table with this profile
lacp Configures an LACP-enabled peer‘s system-priority value. LACP uses this system-priority value along with the peer‘s MAC address to form the peer‘s system ID.
layout-coordinates Configures layout coordinates
led Turns LEDs on or off
led-timeout Configures the LED-timeout timer in the device or profile configuration mode
legacy-auto-downgrade Enables legacy device firmware to auto downgrade
legacy-auto-update Auto updates AP7161 legacy device firmware
license Adds device feature licenses
lldp Configures Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) settings for this device
load-balancing Configures load balancing parameters.
location Configures the system‘s location (place of deployment)
location-server Configures the ExtremeLocation server‘s hostname in the AP's device context.
location-tenantid Configures the ExtremeLocation Tenant‘s account number in the selected AP's device context.
logging Enables message logging
mac-address-table Configures the MAC address table
mac-auth Enables 802.1x authentication of hosts on this device
mac-name Configures MAC address to device name mappings
management-server Configures a management server with this profile
meshpoint-device Configures meshpoint device parameters
meshpoint-monitor-interval Configures meshpoint monitoring interval
min-misconfiguration-recovery-time Configures the minimum device connectivity verification time
mint Configures MiNT protocol settings
misconfiguration-recovery-time Verifies device connectivity after a configuration is received
neighbor-inactivity-timeout Configures neighbor inactivity timeout value
neighbor-info-interval Configures the neighbor information exchange interval
no Negates a command or resets values to their default settings
noc Configures NOC settings
nsight Configures NSight database statistics related parameters. Use this command to set the interval at which data is updated by the RF Domain managers to the NSight server. This command is applicable only on the NX95XX series and NX9600 service platforms and is configured on the NSight server.
ntp Configures NTP server settings
offline-duration Sets the duration, in minutes, for which a device remains unadopted before it generates offline event
override-wlan Configures WLAN RF Domain level overrides on the logged device
power-config Configures power mode features
preferred-controller-group Specifies the wireless controller or service platform group the system prefers for adoption
preferred-tunnel-controller Configures the tunnel wireless controller or service platform preferred by the system for tunneling extended VLAN traffic
radius Configures device-level RADIUS authentication parameters
remove-override Removes device overrides
rf-domain-manager Enables the RF Domain manager
router Configures dynamic router protocol settings.
rsa-key Assigns a RSA key to SSH
sensor-server Configures an AirDefense sensor server
spanning-tree Enables spanning tree commands on the logged device
traffic-class-mapping Maps the IPv6 traffic class value of incoming IPv6 untagged packets to 802.1p priority
traffic-shape Enables traffic shaping and configures traffic shaping parameters on this device
trustpoint (device-config-mode) Assigns trustpoints to validate various services, such as HTTPS, RADIUS CA, RADIUS server, external LDAP server, etc.
timezone Configures wireless controller or service platform‘s time zone settings
tunnel-controller Configures the tunneled WLAN (extended VLAN) wireless controller or service platform‘s name
use (profile/device-config-mode-commands) Associates different policies and settings with this device
vrrp Configures VRRP group settings
vrrp-state-check Publishes interface via OSPF or BGP based on Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) status
wep-shared-key-auth Enables support for 802.11 WEP shared key authentication
raid Enables alarm on the array. This command is supported only on the NX9500 series service platform.