Aruba ClearPass Essentials Workshop-VILT

Duration: 5 Days


Training material for this course is offered as e-book. 

Your advantage:

Via Fast Lane virtual training you are directly connected with the training room - questions, answers and feedback are being shared interactively in real-time.

Maximum flexibility, no travel expenses, learning from at home or from workstation!

    Who should attend:

    • network professionals who are looking to build their foundational knowledge of the ClearPass product portfolio

    Who should attend:

    • network professionals who are looking to build their foundational knowledge of the ClearPass product portfolio
    International dates
    Date Country Location Language Register
    21-11-2022 - 25-11-2022 ZA Johannesburg English Register
    • 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

    This Instructor Led Training (ILT) course prepares participants with foundational skills in Network Access Control using the ClearPass product portfolio. This 5-day classroom session 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.

    Course objectives

    After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:

    • Ability to setup ClearPass as a AAA server
    • Demostrate Configuration Guest, Ongurad, Onboard and Profiling features
    • Integrate with External AD Server
    • Understand Monitoring and Reporting
    • Demostrate Scaling and deployment of best practices
    Course topics

    Intro to ClearPass

    • BYOD
    • 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

    • Authentication Types
    • Servers
    • Radius COA
    • Active Directory
    • Certificates

    Intro to NAD

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

    Monitoring and Troubleshooting

    • Monitoring
    • Troubleshooting
    • Logging
    • Policy Simulation

    ClearPass Insight

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

    Active Directory

    • Adding AD as Auth Source
    • Joining AD domain
    • Using AD services

    External Authentication

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


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


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


    • Intro to Profiling
    • Endpoint Analysis Deep Dive


    • Intro to Posture
    • Posture Deployment Options
    • OnGuard Agent Health Collection
    • OnGuard workflow
    • 802.1x with Posture using Persistent/dissolvable agent
    • OnGuard web LoginMonitoring and Updates

    Operation and Admin Users

    • Operations
    • Admin Users

    Clustering and Redundancy

    • Clustering
    • Redundancy
    • LAB


    • ClearPass Licensing
    • Base License
    • Applications

    Single Sign-On

    • Deployment Options
    • ClearPass Admin Login SSO
    • Access Network SSO
    • ASO-Auto-Sign On
    • Configuration and Demo

    ClearPass Exchange

    • Intro
    • Examples
    • General HTTP Palo Alto Firewall
    • Configuration

    Case Study

    • Objectives
    • Discussion
    • Advanced Labs Overview
    Further information

    If you would like to know more about this course please contact us