HowTo Sync AirWave AP’s to iMC

This article describes the steps to sync AirWave AP’s to iMC. This does not consume device licenses in iMC. It makes it a no brainer because you can benefit from the topology views, which include the AP’s. This makes troubleshooting much easier. Why Sync AirWave AP’s to iMC Most of the ArubaOS based switches are … Read moreHowTo Sync AirWave AP’s to iMC

iMC Operator Login with Radius (ClearPass)

Long ago, I configured my iMC server to use AD based operator login. you can read the post here. After having ClearPass up and running I will do the iMC operator login with radius. This post describes how this works. iMC Operator Login: Prepare ClearPass The first step is to prepare ClearPass. Those are the normal steps … Read moreiMC Operator Login with Radius (ClearPass)

Install ClearPass on Proxmox

Since ClearPass version 6.6.2, we have support for KVM (Kernal-based Virtual Machine). In this post, I show how to install ClearPass on Proxmox. Proxmox runs KVM based virtual machines but unfortunately do not use the tools from the installation guide of ClearPass. Nevertheless, follow this post to get it running. Running ClearPass on Proxmox is … Read moreInstall ClearPass on Proxmox

How To use the ClearPass RestAPI

This article is all about the ClearPass RestAPI. My goal is to give you a short overview of the capabilities of the ClearPass RestAPI and show one possible use case. Maybe you can comment on the article and describe your use case. I’m working on a project with the need to onboard a device with ClearPass. … Read moreHow To use the ClearPass RestAPI

MAC Authentication with Username using ClearPass

Ever wondered why you can’t use MAC authentication and get the correct username for monitoring purposes, for example? Actually, with ClearPass you can use MAC authentication with a username. You can return the correct username, not the MAC address so that monitoring applications can use this username instead of the MAC address. Configure the Controller … Read moreMAC Authentication with Username using ClearPass

Operator Login with Radius Authentication and Authorization

This time is all about radius based operator login, as some devices might not support TACACS+. The post describes the operator login with radius authentication and command authorization. This post covers only the ArubaOS devices which do not support TACACS+ command authorization. Operator Login with Radius on ArubaOS Switches For those ArubaOS switches, which do … Read moreOperator Login with Radius Authentication and Authorization

Operator Command Authorization and Accounting with ClearPass TACACS+

This is the second post on the TACACS+ topic. This time the post is all about TACACS+ operator command authorization and accounting. This is very helpful for logging who does what at which time and makes troubleshooting easier. Operator command authorization and accounting means, that all commands issued at the device, are sent to the … Read moreOperator Command Authorization and Accounting with ClearPass TACACS+

Operator Login with ClearPass TACACS+

This post is all about operator login with ClearPass. I show the implementation of authenticating a network operator to Aruba Switches, Comware based switches, Aruba Controller and AirWave. For some devices, I will show the process with TACACS+. For those, which do not support TACACS+, I use radius authentication, which I describe in a later … Read moreOperator Login with ClearPass TACACS+