Azure Site to Site VPN with an Aruba Gateway

Aruba Gateway Site to Site VPN - Tunnel Status

Reading Time: 4 minutes As described in earlier posts I run EVE-NG in Azure. For several reasons, I need a direct connection to EVE-NG and the nodes within EVE-NG. I could use an Aruba Gateway in Azure but this would consume too much of my tight budget, so I decided to use an Azure Site to Site VPN with … Read more

Unmanaged SD-Branch Virtual Gateway in EVE-NG

Virtual Gateway - Download Device Identity

Reading Time: 3 minutes For some testing, I need some Aruba SD-Branch gateways. Instead of using hardware gateways, which I do not have, I use a virtual gateway. You could run them in ESXi as well, but why not use EVE-NG for this. For instructions on how to install EVE-NG use the following link: EVE-NG in Azure For other … Read more

Wired Guest Access with Aruba Wireless Gear

Create new Network - Security

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is maybe an uncommon scenario but I was asked to write something about this topic. Let’s assume you have Aruba Wireless Gear but your switching stuff is not from Aruba. In this post, I will show how to configure Aruba Controllers or Aruba IAPs to provide Guest Access to wired users as well. I … Read more

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

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