EDU-CPE: ClearPass Essentials

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Course Description

This training course provides you with a foundation in Network Access Control using ClearPass 6.0 system. This course covers in depth configuration of ClearPass policy manager with a focus on Enforcement and Device Profiling. The course also includes setup and configuration details of primary application of ClearPass Guest like guest web login pages, guest self-registration, device provisioning using OnBoard and client posture analysis using OnGuard. This course replaces the ClearPass Bootcamp.

Intended Audience

Network Administrators and IT Staff who’s network must support “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) provisioning and onboarding.

Network Administrators and IT Staff who configure and manage guest and visitor WLAN access.

Network and System Administrators responsible for reporting and compliance of WLANs.

Course Prerequisites

Familiarity with network standards and terminology, VLANs and IP protocols including routing and switching.

Basic WLAN terminology and concepts.

Knowledge of wired and wireless networking design and operations.

Knowledge of RADIUS server configuration, 802.1X authentication, AAA, LDAP and Active Directory experience.

Course Content

Introduction to ClearPass: ClearPass Licensing
Introduction to Security: an overview of RADIUS TACACS+, an overview of Certificates
Setup and Installation
Introduction to Network Access Devices (NAD): configuration of Aruba devices
ClearPass Policy Manager roles: role sssignments
Integration with Active Directory (AD)
Overview of Policy Model: configuration of a Policy Service
Need for Enforcement Policies: Enforcement Profiles, Enforcement Policies
Need for Posture Checks: Posture Configurations, OnGuard
EndPoint Profiler: Profile Configuration
Advanced Enforcement
Building a Policy Service
Introduction to ClearPass Guest Application
ClearPass Guest Manager
Need for Weblogin Pages: customising the Weblogin Page, Network Configuration
Introduction to Self-Registration: Configuration of Self-Registration, Backend Processing
ClearPass Operations
Admin Users
Introduction to Onboard Application
Onboard as Root Certificate Authority (CA) vs Intermediate CA: Certificate Configuration
ClearPass Guest Configuration for Onboarding: Network Configuration for Onboarding, Onboard Client Experience
ClearPass Insight
ClearPass Clustering
QuickConnect Application
Integration of non-Aruba Devices with ClearPass
Introduction to AirGroup


5 (five) days.

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