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Aruba ClearPass Essentials Rev. 20.11

Schedule

Start End Duration Location Details
March 21, 2022 March 25, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
June 20, 2022 June 24, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
September 19, 2022 September 20, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
December 19, 2022 December 20, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)

Course Details

Aruba ClearPass Essentials Rev. 20.11

Course Code: 1131083

Duration: 5 Days

Course Description:

This course prepares participants with foundational skills in Network Access Control using the ClearPass product portfolio. This 5-day classroom session includes both instructional modules and labs to teach participants about the major features of the ClearPass portfolio. Participants will learn how to setup ClearPass as an AAA server, and configure the Policy Manager, Guest, OnGuard and Onboard feature sets. In addition, this course covers integration with external Active Directory servers, Monitoring and Reporting, as well as deployment best practices. The student will gain insight into configuring authentication with ClearPass on both wired and wireless networks.

Course Objectives: 

•    Ability to setup ClearPass as a AAA server
•    Demonstrate Configuration Guest, OnGurad, Onboard and Profiling features
•    Integrate with External AD Server
•    Understand Monitoring and Reporting
•    Demonstrate Scaling and deployment of best practices
•    Configure AAA services for both wired and wireless networks
•    Demonstrate the configuration of Aruba Downloadable User Roles.
•    Demonstrate the configuration of Dynamic Segmentation with Aruba switches.

Intended Audience:

Ideal candidates include network professionals who are looking to build their foundational knowledge of the ClearPass product portfolio.

Course Outlines:

•    Intro to ClearPass 
o    BYOD
o    High Level Overview
o    Posture and Profiling
o    Guest and Onboard

•    ClearPass for AAA 
o    Policy Service Rules
o    Authentication Authorization and Roles
o    Enforcement Policy and Profiles
    •    Authentication and Security Concepts 
o    Authentication Types
o    Servers
o    Radius COA
o    Active Directory
o    Certificates

•    Intro to NAD 
o    NAD Devices
o    Adding NAD to ClearPass
o    Network Device Groups
o    Network Device Attributes
o    Aruba Controller as NAD
o    Aruba Switch
o    Aruba Instant

•    Monitoring and Troubleshooting 
o    Monitoring
o    Troubleshooting
o    Logging
o    Policy Simulation

•    ClearPass Insight 
o    Insight Dashboard
o    Insight Reports
o    Insight Alerts
o    Insight Search
o    Insight Administration
o    Insight Replication

•    Active Directory 
o    Adding AD as Auth Source
o    Joining AD domain
o    Using AD services

•    External Authentication 
o    Multiple AD domains
o    LDAP
o    Static Host Lists
o    SQL Database
o    External Radius Server

•    Guest 
o    Guest Account creation
o    Web Login pages
o    Guest Service configuration
o    Self-registration pages
o    Configuring NADS for Guest
o    Guest Manager Deep Dive
o    Web Login Deep Dive
o    Sponsor Approval
o    MAC Caching

•    Onboard 
o    Intro to Onboard
o    Basic Onboard Setup
o    Onboard Deepdive
o    Single SSID Onboarding
o    Dual SSID Onboarding

•    Profiling 
o    Intro to Profiling
o    Endpoint Analysis Deep Dive
    •    Posture 
o    Intro to Posture
o    Posture Deployment Options
o    OnGuard Agent Health Collection
o    OnGuard workflow
o    802.1x with Posture using Persistent/dissolvable agent
o    OnGuard web Login
o    Monitoring and Updates

•    Operation and Admin Users 
o    Operations
o    Admin Users

•    Clustering and Redundancy 
o    Clustering
o    Redundancy
o    LAB

•    Licensing 
o    ClearPass Licensing
o    Base License
o    Applications

•    ClearPass Exchange 
o    Intro
o    Examples
o    General HTTP Palo Alto Firewall
o    Configuration

•    Case Study 
o    Objectives
o    Discussion
o    Advanced Labs Overview

•    Wired Port Authentication 
o    802.1X for access layer switch ports
o    Profiling on Wired Network
o    Configuration of Dynamic Segmentation

•    Aruba Downloadable User Roles 
o    Downloadable User Role Enforcement in ClearPass
o    Aruba Controller/Gateway configuration
o    Aruba Switch configuration
o    Troubleshooting