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How to configure IPFIX on Aruba switches

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IPFIX is supported in ArubaOS 8.0.1.0 or higher. 

These instructions assume:

  • The device is configured for local management within the node. (If it’s not, the IPFIX tab won’t show up on the web console.)
  • The date, time and time zone are correctly set on the switch.
  • You have administration access to the Aruba switch dashboard.
  • The IP address of your Auvik collector is known.

Access the Aruba web interface

  1. Open a web browser and type in the IP address of the Aruba switch.
  2. Log into the switch.

Configure IPFIX

  1. Navigate to Configuration > Services and select the External Services tab.
  2. Click on IPFIXaccordion. Select Enabled from the Enable IPFIX drop-down list.
  3. In the Collector IP, enter the IP address of your Auvik collector.
  4. Select a UDP transfer protocol.
  5. In the Port field, enter a port number: 2055, 2056, 4432, 4739, 6343, 9995 or 9996.
  6. In the Flow cache size field, enter 1,000 as the maximum number of entries.
  7. In the Upload interval (all) field, enter 60 as the time interval for an active session.
  8. In the Upload interval (inactive) field, enter 15 for the time interval for an inactive session.
  9. In the Upload interval template field, enter 300 as the time interval to export templates.
  10. Click Save.
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