DHCP Vendor Class Identifier – DHCP Option 60

In several meetings I get the question, how can I sent different DHCP options to different devices. The answer is to use the DHCP Vendor Class Identifier, DHCP option 60. Every device sends this option to the DHCP Server, and each DHCP Server can answer with specific options, depending on the option 60. I will … Read moreDHCP Vendor Class Identifier – DHCP Option 60

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+

HowTo: Tacacs Device Authentication

This post will show, how to configure Tacacs device authentication in iMC TAM, on a Comware device and on a provision based device. If you would like to use Tacacs device authentication together with Active Directory, you can manage this by connecting iMC TAM to Active Directory, using this how to: How To: iMC Tacacs+ … Read moreHowTo: Tacacs Device Authentication

MSM Version 6.5, Unified P32 and HP 525 AP

In the last days we get a new software version for the MSM controller and the HP Unified Solution and a new AP, the HP 525 dual-radio 802.11ac AP. MSM Version 6.5 The released MSM version 6.5 brings support for the HP 560 802.11ac AP and the autonomous mode for this AP. Now, you can … Read moreMSM Version 6.5, Unified P32 and HP 525 AP

HowTo: MSM with UAM Captive Portal

This time I would like to show, how to use the UAM captive portal with the MSM solution. As the MSM solution did not support the portal protocol, which is used to transfer all the necessary information from the UAM captive portal server to the access device, we have to use at least one Comware … Read moreHowTo: MSM with UAM Captive Portal