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Is it possible to use ClearPass for authentication in a custom Web API?

I apologize for my ignorance, but I am completely new to ClearPass and I don't have a full understanding of it, yet. Our IT team recently invested in ClearPass would like us to utilize it as much as possible. For an in-house project I am building a custom Web API to utilize in some of our other applications.

 

Is there a way to integrate ClearPass for authentication into our custom built applications?

Is there a way to integrate ClearPass for authentication for the Web API that I am currently building?

 

If someone an point me in the right direction, that would be greatly appreciated!

Re: Is it possible to use ClearPass for authentication in a custom Web API?

Hi,

 

I would imagine that web based authentication could be utilised for such authentication requests.

 

CPPM web based authentication

 

 

Cheers
James

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Re: Is it possible to use ClearPass for authentication in a custom Web API?

You could likely use ClearPass as an OAuth2 authenticator but there isn't any documentation unfortunately. You may want to ping your Aruba ClearPass partner.

Tim Cappalli | Aruba Security TME
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Re: Is it possible to use ClearPass for authentication in a custom Web API?

Thank you both!

 

James, I am not sure that I would want to redirect the users to a login page.

 

Tim, your solution seems more of what I'm looking for. However, I'm dissapointed that there isn't any documention for it, but I guess we'll just have to contact our Aruba partner.

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