Connect 2 Aruba Controllers to PA-220

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Connect 2 Aruba Controllers to PA-220

L1 Bithead

We have two Aruba wireless controllers in a master / secondary configuration.  Each one has a trunk port which contains about a dozen VLANs with our guest wireless traffic.  The VLANs are arbitrarily assigned to the trunk ports by the controllers and can change depending on network conditions (from what I understand).  The PA-220 is the gateway for the private IP ranges assigned to each of those VLANs.


My question is can I directly connect those two trunk ports to the PA, or will I need an intermediate smart switch to aggregate the two trunks into a single cable that connects to the PA?


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

if you don't have a switch you can put 2 of the pa-220 ports in layer2 mode and configure  sub interfaces for each vlan


if you need a 'default gateway' in ech vlan you can create vlan interfaces to provide routing



hope that helps!

Tom Piens
PANgurus - Strata specialist; config reviews, policy optimization
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