Spotlighting Wireless Devices

Spotlighting Wireless Devices in the Topology view helps you determine relationships between WLC Devices and Access Points on your network. Use the OneClick Spotlight feature to see all Access Points related to a WLC (Wireless Controller) in the Topology view.
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Spotlighting Wireless Devices in the Topology view helps you determine relationships between WLC Devices and Access Points on your network. Use the OneClick Spotlight feature to see all Access Points related to a WLC (Wireless Controller) in the Topology view.
 When spotlighting in the Topology views, you can select only single WLC device.
 
To spotlight Wireless Devices:
 
  1. Open 
    OneClick.
     
  2. Expand the desired landscape on the 
    Explorer
     tab and select 
    Universe
    .
    Details about the selected 
    Universe
     appear in the 
    Contents
     panel.
  3. Click the 
    Topology
     tab.
    The topology of the Universe is displayed.
  4. Click Spotlight View Icon 
    (Spotlight View)
     and select 
    WLC Device List 
    from the list of options.
    The 
    WLC Device List
     dialog opens.
  5. Select a 
    WLC Device 
    from the list of options..
    Spotlight_WLC_Device101.png
 
DX NetOps Spectrum
 spotlights the WLC device selected from the list and its corresponding APs (Access Points) by dimming all other models/devices in the topology. 
Spotlighting Aruba Wireless Devices
Since an Aruba network uses a master/local architecture, if you select a Master controller from the WLC Device List, it's local controller(s) and the APs associated with the Master controller(s) are also highlighted.
As you can see in the following setup, the master controller is selected for spotlighting from the WLC Device List. The master controller and and it's associated AP along with it's local controller are also highlighted.
 
Spotlight Aruba Master Local.png
 
You can use the 
Hide Icons
 option in the 
WLC Device List
 dialog to view only the selected WLC device and its APs.
 To view information about the selected WLC Device from the list, click the View the 
Component Detail
 icon on the 
WLC Device List
 dialog.