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Why is it a bad idea to use port 389 for LDAP communication between Clearpass and your Active Directory?

What is LDAP: LDAP stands for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. As the name suggests, it is a lightweight client-server protocol for accessing directory services, specifically X.500-based directory services. LDAP runs over TCP/IP or other connection-oriented transfer services. LDAP is defined in RFC2251 "The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (v3).   Connection between LDAP and Clearpass: On [...]

By | February 20th, 2020|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass, ClearPass, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to install a certificate on Active Directory for Secure LDAP over TCP port 636

What is LDAPS (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Over Secure Socket Links): LDAPS is a distributed IP directory protocol like LDAP, but which incorporates SSL for greater security. The default port for an LDAPS service provider URL is 636. Among the two ports used for LDAP, TCP/UDP 389 and TCP 636, the latter is always recommended [...]

By | February 18th, 2020|Aruba, ClearPass, ClearPass|0 Comments

ClearPass Integration with Fortinet Firewall for User Level Visibility

ClearPass Integration with Fortinet Firewall for User Level Visibility     ClearPass Integration with Fortinet through Radius Accounting (RSSO) would provide the User Data Flow Analysis from user Perspective instead of IP address or MAC Address   Workflow User connects to the Network, authenticating against ClearPass ClearPass sends the Radius accounting information to the Fortinet [...]

By | January 31st, 2020|Aruba, ClearPass|0 Comments

How to Integrate ClearPass with Airwave

Aruba AirWave is an easy-to-use network operations system that manages wired and wireless infrastructure from Aruba and a wide range of third-party manufacturers.   It also includes visibility and controls that let you optimize how devices and applications perform on your network.   The ClearPass-AirWave integration provides a centralized and intuitive user interface, which [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass|0 Comments

ClearPass 6.7 Integration with Slack

Slack Slack is a cloud-based set of team collaboration tools and services. The name is an acronym for "Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge". ClearPass started integration of Cloud Indentity Services from the latest version 6.7 Below is the Explanation about integration of Slack with ClearPass Step 1: Create a app in Slack Developers [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass|0 Comments

Onboarding the devices using the Google Credentials

Nowadays a lot of Companies have their Domains hosted in Google. Since Google does provides only API’s we would not be able to use these credentials on L2 Authentications like Dot1x   Here is a Workflow that shows how we can onboard a Client using Google Credentials and allow users  to connect to Secure SSID [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass|0 Comments

ClearPass Onguard Solution Against WannaCry

What’s Ransomware   Ransomware is a kind of malicious software that, as its name implies, takes a computer hostage and holds it for ransom. In this case, the attackers are asking for at least $300 in bitcoins for each computer affected by the attack. With ransomware attacks, the malware locks down a target machine, encrypting [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass|1 Comment

Bypass Proxy for MDM Server in ClearPass

In most of the networks, we have noticed that proxy server is inspecting all the web traffic of network. In order to get the updates from the ClearPass online server, we configure the proxy server on ClearPass. However, after doing this the servers which are internal and comes before proxy server can't be reached. In [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass|1 Comment

Troubleshooting High latency over Wi-Fi: A case study

We came across this situation at one of our customer sites. And we feel that sharing the experience might benefit several other who may be facing similar issues. Hence this blog. Problem Statement : User facing high latency issue while accessing the Internet through Wi-Fi. Observations: Latency of the ping was about 40+ ms in the [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Aruba, BLOG|2 Comments

Aruba ClearPass Guest Module : Guest User Captive Portal + Mac Caching

Requirement : Only two MAC address to be bound to a Guest account and the MAC addresses Specified during Guest Account Creation   Step 1: Duplicate the mac fields as shown below       Step 2 : Add both the fields in the page used to create the user     The create user [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Aruba, BLOG, ClearPass|2 Comments