Using Linux with OpenLDAP for User, DHCP and DNS

I’m using Microsoft Active Directory in my Lab for most of the tasks, like user authentication, DNS services, and DHCP. The windows VM is getting bigger and bigger so I decided to switch to Linux. The goal is, to have my user directory, my DNS zones and DHCP subnets managed in OpenLDAP. This post shows the … Read moreUsing Linux with OpenLDAP for User, DHCP and DNS

ArubaOS Controller Whitelist Sync with ClearPass

I was writing some new posts and realized that I missed one basic post for you. If you ever went through the process of provisioning many new AP’s to a controller, you may be looked for a simpler way to do the provisioning work. The solution is the whitelist. Every ArubaOS controller has an internal whitelist … Read moreArubaOS Controller Whitelist Sync with ClearPass

ClearPass Guest Operator Login with AD

ClearPass Guest is one of the most used guest systems and makes it very easy to allow specific people or a group of people to create guest accounts. They can also maintain their own accounts. To allow this you need to configure the ClearPass Guest operator login. The last post about operator login for ClearPass covered the login … Read moreClearPass Guest Operator Login with AD

ClearPass Operator Login with Active Directory

When you setup ClearPass, you always need to authenticate your operator. In this post, I will describe an easy way to use Active Directory for ClearPass operator login. I use AD here because most of my customers use AD. So, we can work with it and do not have to set up something new or … Read moreClearPass Operator Login with Active Directory

HowTo: iMC Tacacs+ and Active Directory Sync

In this post I will show, how to sync user accounts from Active Directory and use them for iMC Tacacs+ to authenticate on switches or other network related devices. The iMC Tacacs+ server is available as a separate module for iMC. For this post I use the latest available versions for iMC and iMC Tacacs+ which … Read moreHowTo: iMC Tacacs+ and Active Directory Sync

HowTo: iMC Operator Login using Active Directory

In this post, I will show, how to use Active Directory for the iMC operator login. iMC is able to check the password of a network operator using Active Directory. You do not have to do the operator management within iMC and use AD instead. This is quite handy because you do not have to … Read moreHowTo: iMC Operator Login using Active Directory