Unable to connect clients on PSK SSID Aruba AP

if you have faced issues where clients are not able to connect on Aruba PSK SSID. One of the reasons is that clients may enter an incorrect PSK (password).

Here you can see the central dashboard. We have one client, and it is in a failed state. If we click on the client, we will not be able to see the exact error or issue.

Unable to connect clients on PSK SSID Aruba AP
Unable to connect clients on PSK SSID Aruba AP

To identify this issue, you can take access to the CLI and then run the command “show ap debug auth-trace-buf”

If you see MIC failure, it means the client or user is using or entering incorrect PSK or password.

Unable to connect clients on PSK SSID Aruba AP

Now, after entering the correct password, users or clients successfully connect to AP and perform a 4-way hands-on process.

Unable to connect clients on PSK SSID Aruba AP
Unable to connect clients on PSK SSID Aruba AP

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