Advanced Network Management with HPE Aruba Networking Central (AMACC)


Course Overview

This 2-day course teaches students how Aruba Central services can improve network visibility, security, and automation. Students will learn how Client Insights gives the network administrator deep knowledge about the devices connected to the network and how they behave. Through the integration of Cloud Auth and cloud identity stores, such as Azure AD and Google Workspace, Aruba Central can provide user and client access policy on any managed network with no extra hardware or on-prem authentication server. Students will also learn more about the Aruba Central API options and capabilities.

Who should attend

Ideal candidates are networking IT professionals or technical marketing professionals looking to expand their knowledge and skill set on the Aruba Central platform.


The suggested prerequisites for this course are to attend the Managing Aruba Cloud-Based Networks with Aruba Central (AOS 10) (MACC) Rev. 22.13 course or pass the Aruba Product Specialist - Central assessment exam.

Course Objectives

After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

  • Identify and profile client devices using Client Insight
  • Utilize Cloud Auth for User and Client Access Policies
  • Explain the types and difference of API’s and how to leverage with Aruba Central
  • Upload and deploy certificates for APs, Gateways, and Switches

Course Content

Client Insight
  • Purpose of Client Insight
  • Analyse and Identify type of data from various devices
  • Profile client device
  • Lab
    • Identify and determine types of devices and appropriate role to be assigned
    • Troubleshooting in Client Insight
Cloud Auth
  • Purpose of Cloud Auth
  • Labs
    • Control network access of profiled devices
    • Integrate with Azure
    • Integrate with Google Workspace
    • Create network access policies
    • Authenticate source using Azure and Workspace
  • Troubleshooting
    • Auth failure
    • Integration failure
    • Wrong policy assigned
Advanced API
  • Use Cases- understanding the benefits of API (generic)
  • Leveraging APIs for Central Configuration & Auth records
    • Explain and how it interfaces with Aruba Central
    • Token Management
    • REST API Use Cases
    • Lab- Interface REST API with Central
    • Troubleshooting REST API
  • Streaming API
    • Explain Streaming API and how it interfaces with Aruba Central
    • Describe advantages to Streaming API
    • Explain how Steaming API differentiates from other APIs
    • Streaming API Use Cases
    • Troubleshooting Streaming API
  • Webhooks
    • Explain purpose of Webhooks
    • Review the UI in Central and how it integrates with Webhooks
    • Web Hooks Use Cases
    • Labs
      • Create and update Webhooks through UI
      • Refresh Webhooks token
      • Get or update Webhooks settings
      • Configure Webhooks alerts and notifications
      • Use Tool to test webhooks eg:, and generate an alert to see JSON message
    • Troubleshooting Webhooks
Certificates management with Aruba Central
  • Explain certificates and certificate processes and PKI as they relate to Central
  • Comparison chart on the types of Certificates and use
    • Server Certificate
  • Labs
    • Upload new certificates
    • Deploy certificates for APs, Gateways and Switches
    • Troubleshooting certificate management
AOS-S Switch Configuration
  • AOS-S group configuration
  • UI group
  • Template group
  • Monitoring
AOS-CX Switch Configuration
  • AOS-CX group configuration
  • AOS-CX group configuration
Central Support/Resources
  • Central On-Line Help
  • Communities
  • Resources
  • Recommended Network Automation Course

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

2 days

  • US$ 2,000.—
Classroom Training

2 days

  • Austria: US$ 2,000.—
  • Germany: US$ 2,000.—
  • Switzerland: US$ 2,000.—


Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.


Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)   ±1 hour

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6 hours difference

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7 hours difference

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