Enables Aeroscout multicast packet forwarding. This feature is disabled by default.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i, AP510e, AP560i, AP560h


aeroscout [forward ip <IP> port <0-65535>|mac <MAC>]


aeroscout [forward ip <IP> port <0-65535>|mac <MAC>]
aeroscout Enables Aeroscout packet forwarding and configures the packet forwarding parameters
forward ip <IP> port <0-65535> Configures the following Aeroscout locationing engine details:
  • ip – Configures Aeroscout engine‘s IP address
    • <IP> – Specify the Aeroscout engine‘s IP address. When specified, the AP forwards Aeroscout beacons directly to the Aeroscout locationing engine without proxying through the controller or RF Domain manager.
  • port – Configures the port on which the Aeroscout engine is reachable
    • <0-65535> – Specify the port number from 0 - 65535.
mac <MAC> Configures the multicast MAC address to forward the Aeroscout packets
  • <MAC> – Specify the MAC address in the AA-BB-CC-DD-EE-FF format. The default value is 01-0C-CC-00-00-00.


nx9500-6C8809(config-profile-ProfileTestAP505-if-radio2)#aeroscout forward ip port 22

nx9500-6C8809(config-profile-ProfileTestAP505-if-radio2)#show context
 interface radio2
  aeroscout forward ip port 22

Related Commands

no (radio-interface-config-command) Disables Aeroscout packet forwarding