Implementing Aruba ClearPass

Course Description

The Implementing Aruba ClearPass instructor-led course takes a deeper look at the ClearPass product portfolio. This 3-day classroom session includes both instructional modules and hands-on labs to lead participants through the implementation and configuration of a ClearPass Network Access Control solution.  This course is designed to advance the learner’s knowledge in ClearPass features and administration. This is the second of two sections in the ClearPass Essentials course and is designed to advance the learners knowledge of a complete ClearPass solution.

This course is focused on ClearPass functionality and administration. Participants will learn how to setup a ClearPass Cluster with High Availability, and configure OnGuard endpoint compliance and Onboard BYOD features. In addition, this course Monitoring and Reporting, as well as deployment best practices.

Course Topics

  • Intro to ClearPass Services

    • Review of ClearPass Fundamentals

    • Review of Authentication Services

  • OnGuard

    • Introduction to Posture and Health Checks.

    • Configuring And Monitoring OnGuard

    • Managing the OnGuard Agent

  • OnGuard Enforcement

    • OnGuard Enforcement Workflow.

    • Incorporating System Health Validation Into Services

  • Onboard Provisioning

    • Introduction to BYOD

    • Configuring Internal Certificate Authorities

    • Building an Onboard Portal

  • Onboard Administration

    • Managing Client Certificates.

    • Managing BYOD Users and Devices

    • Certificate Revocation and OCSP

  • ClearPass Cluster

    • Database Configuration and Sync

    • Configuring Policy Manager Zones

    • Configuring Server High-availability

  • Administrative Access

    • TACACS Authentication

    • Administrative Profiles for ClearPass Policy Manager

    • ClearPass Guest Operator Profiles

  • Administrative Operations

    • Licensing

    • Understanding Certificates in ClearPass

    • Updates and Upgrades.

    • Server Backups

    • Technical Support and Logs

  • Insight Reports

    • The Insight Dashboard.

    • Searching Insight Data

    • Alert Configuration and Watchlist.

    • Configuring Custom Reports.

    • Insight Administration


3 days (three Days)