Contributor I

Disable "Admin" account



It is possible to disable admin account ? and only authentification by AD work ? (for ClearPass Management)

Guru Elite

Re: Disable "Admin" account

On the commandline, you can use "mgmt-user localauth-disable" to disable management users if there is a response from the radius or TACACS server:


Unchecking "Allow Local Authentication"on the GUI under Configuration> Management> Administration is the same parameter and will disable local management users whenever there is a response from a radius or TACACS server when logging into the management interface.

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Colin Joseph
Aruba Customer Engineering

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Contributor I

Re: Disable "Admin" account

Sorry, i have forget to say but i want to remove the admin account on CPPM...


I already known for Aruba Controller !

Guru Elite

Re: Disable

No, this is not possible.

Tim Cappalli | Aruba Security
@timcappalli | | ACMX #367 / ACCX #480
Contributor I

Re: Disable

Thanks for confirmation !

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