LACP For AP’s With Two Ethernet Ports

LACP for AP's - Set GRE Striping IP

Reading Time: 9 minutes I was asked on how to configure LACP for AP’s connected to a controller and I was not able to answer this question out of my mind so I decided to figure it out for myself. And as always, when I need to test something, I write a post about it. This is my post … Read more

iMC DHCP Agent

Reading Time: 4 minutes iMC is able to display a list of devices and IP addresses in use. To get the hostname of those devices as well, the iMC DHCP agent can grab those from the DHCP server. During my test of this function, I found some obstacles. In this article, I will share my experience and describe the installation … Read more

iMC Operator Login with Radius (ClearPass)

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 more

Migrate ClearPass to a new Server

Reading Time: 3 minutes A question, I hear very often. How to migrate ClearPass to a new server? The reason can be, you have reached the end of the evaluation phase and want to use the evaluation installation for production, but you need to change the specs. Or you need to upgrade the specs of your appliance to meet the … Read more

Install ClearPass on Proxmox

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 more

How To use the ClearPass RestAPI

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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 more

MAC Authentication with Username using ClearPass

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 more

Operator Login with Radius Authentication and Authorization

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 more

Operator Command Authorization and Accounting with ClearPass TACACS+

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 more

Aruba Instant with External Captive Portal

Reading Time: 7 minutes This time, I write about the scenario, using Aruba Instant with external captive portal. With external portal, I did not mean ClearPass. It can be a simple web server, with a simple web page, hosing the captive portal. I show, how to send back the information to Instant AP and get the user online. How … Read more

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