Aruba Instant On User Interface

The Aruba Instant On user interface allows you to create, modify, and monitor network components from a central location. The user interface is designed to offer ease-of-use through an intuitive layout and simple navigation model.

Figure 1  Web Application User Interface Overview

The Instant On user interface comprises of the following components:

Table 1: Aruba Instant On User Interface Components


Header Content



Aruba Instant On logo

Displays the Aruba Instant On logo and functions as a button to return to the Instant On home page.


Alerts ()

Displays the alerts that are triggered by the system when an unusual activity is observed on the network. See Alerts for more information.






Site options ()

Displays the site name and provides the following options to manage sites under your administration:

  • Site management—Allows you to modify various account settings, including time zone and notifications for the selected site. For more information, see Site Management.
  • Add new devices—Opens the Extend Network page and allows you to add a new device. For more information, see Extending your Network.
  • Connect to another site—Allows you to connect to another Instant On site. After clicking Connect to another site, you are logged out of your current site and redirected to the Aruba Instant On login page. Enter the registered email ID and password to access the respective Aruba Instant On. If you have multiple sites configured under the same administrator account, you will be redirected to the My Sites page from where you can select one of the listed sites.
  • Setup a new site—Allows you to setup a new Aruba Instant On site. For more information, see Setting Up Your Network.



Account options ()

Displays the registered email ID and provides options to administer account information and setup notifications. The first letter of your e-mail id will be displayed in the circle. Account options allows you to perform the following actions:

  • Account management—Allows you to modify your account information for all associated sites. For more information, see Managing Your Account.
  • Sign out—Allows you to log out of your Aruba Instant On account.


Help ()

Provides the following options to reach Aruba Instant On support and additional details of the product:

  • Help—Opens the Aruba Instant On documentation portal. For more information, see
  • Support—Listed below are the options available: 
    • Contact support - Opens the Aruba Instant On Support Portal, which provides information on warranty and support policy for the product you selected and also the on-call technical support. For more information, see
    • Support resources—Allows you to generate a support ID by clicking on the Generate Support ID button. The ID is then shared with Aruba Support personnel to run a diagnosis on your device.
  • Community - Provide a place for members or participants to search for information, read and post about topics of interest, and learn from each other. For more information, see
  • Technology partners & promotions - Provides details on the product, how it works, link to the support, and community page. For more information see
  • About - Provides information about the software currently installed on the web application, and also the following information: 


Site health monitor

Provides the health status of devices connected to the network. Clicking on the site health monitor will take you to the Site Health page. See Monitoring Site Health for more information on the Site Health module.



Modules allow you to configure and monitor network components such as application usage and system alerts. Clicking on a module tile allows you to configure settings relevant to the module. The Instant On user interface consists of the following modules:

  • Networks: Provides a summary of the networks that are available for primary and guest users. See Configuring Networks for more information on the Networks module.
  • Clients: Provides connection information for the clients in your network. See Managing Clients for more information on the Clients module.
  • Applications: Provides daily usage data for the different types of applications and websites accessed by clients in the network. See Analyzing Application Usage for more information on the Applications module.
  • Inventory: Specifies the number of devices on the site that are UP. This page also allows you to add a new device or remove an existing device. See Viewing and Updating Inventory for more information on the devices on the site.

Using the Instant On User Interface

Network operations of the Instant On network is manged through the site health monitor and modules present in the homepage.

Opening a Module

To open a module click on the module tile in the home page. The settings relevant to the particular module will be displayed. When a particular module is open, the module tiles are arranged at the bottom of the home page. You can switch between modules by clicking on the tiles below.

Closing a Module

To close a module and return to the Instant On home page in the web application, do one of the following:

  • Click X at the top-right corner of the module.
  • Click the Aruba Instant On logo at the top-left corner of the page.