Aruba ClearPass Essentials (CPE)


Seminar 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.

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

Important information

This course prepares students for the Aruba Certified ClearPass Professional (ACCP) certification (exam HPE6-A82).

Target audience

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

Prior knowledge

no previous knowledge is required for this seminar

Detailed content

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 Login
  • Monitoring 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


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  • 20.02.-24.02.2023 20.02.2023 5 days 5T Modena
    Course language - Italian.
    • Classroom Training 3.350,-
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      • Seminar documents, teamwork, labs
      • Food & drinks on site
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