Learn about Network Access Control using the Clearpass product portfolio. This course was previously known as ClearPass Essentials (CPE) 6.7 (1124970).
N.B This course page is for the virtual instructor-led delivery of Aruba ClearPass Essentials. For the classroom course, please see Aruba ClearPass Essentials.
This 5-day course prepares participants with foundational skills in Network Access Control using the ClearPass product portfolio. This course includes both modules and labs to teach participants about the major features of the ClearPass portfolio. Participants will learn how to setup ClearPass as a 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.
Aruba Certified ClearPass Associate (ACCA)
Aruba Certified ClearPass Professional (ACCP)
Aruba Certified ClearPass Expert (ACCX)
A minimum of one to two years experience in deploying network solutions for the enterprise.
We recommend that students have at least an understanding of basic access layer networking, the function of ACL’s and firewall rules.
Network professionals who are looking to build their foundational knowledge of the ClearPass product portfolio.
This course would be beneficial for customers who are seeking greater knowledge of the ClearPass product that they have purchased, as well as engineers and technicians wanting to implement a ClearPass solution.
Intro to Clearpass
High Level Overview
Posture and Profiling
Guest and Onboard
ClearPass for AAA
Policy Service Rules
Authentication Authorization and Roles
Enforcement Policy and Profiles
Authentication and Security Concepts
Intro to NAD
Adding NAD to ClearPass
Network Device Groups
Network Device Attributes
Aruba Controller as NAD
Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Adding AD as Auth Source
Joining AD domain
Using AD services
Multiple AD domains
Static Host Lists
External Radius Server
Guest Account creation
Web Login pages
Guest Service configuration
Configuring NADS for Guest
Guest Manager Deep Dive
Web Login Deep Dive
Intro to Onboard
Basic Onboard Setup
Single SSID Onboarding
Dual SSID Onboarding
Intro to Profiling
Endpoint Analysis Deep Dive
Intro to Posture
Posture Deployment Options
OnGuard Agent Health Collection
802.1x with Posture using Persistent/dissolvable agent
OnGuard web Login
Monitoring and Updates
Operations & Admin Users
Clustering & Redundancy
General HTTP Palo Alto Firewall
Advanced Labs Overview
Wired Port Authentication
802.1X for access layer switch ports
Profiling on Wired Network
Configuration of Dynamic Segmentation
Aruba Downloadable User Roles
Downloadable User Role Enforcement in ClearPass
Aruba Controller/Gateway configuration
Aruba Switch configuration
The price for this course excludes any costs for taking an exam. If an exam voucher is taken after the training, an additional invoice will be sent.