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Configure ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) Server Authentication on MAS

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Requirement:

To download roles from the CPPM server, the Mobility Access Switch requires to provide the CPPM server admin credentials starting from CPPM 6.4.3. 



Solution:

To achieve this, a new CLI command is introduced in ArubaOS 7.4.0.2.



Configuration:

Using this command, you can configure the CPPM admin username/password, under authentication-server definition on the Mobility Access Switch.

Configure CPPM Server Credentials:

Use the following command to configure CPPM Username/password:
(host) (config) #aaa authentication-server radius <server-name>
(host) (RADIUS Server "<server-name>") #cppm username <username> password <password>

 

Sample Configuration
(host) (config) #aaa authentication-server radius cppm1
(host) (RADIUS Server "cppm1") #host 1.1.1.1
(host) (RADIUS Server "cppm1") #key key123
(host) (RADIUS Server "cppm1") #cppm username admin password password123
(host) (RADIUS Server "cppm1") #exit



Verification

Verifying Configuration:


The following show command displays the CPPM server credentials configured on the Mobility Access Switch:

(host) (config) #show aaa authentication-server radius cppm1
RADIUS Server "cppm1" (N/A)
---------------------------
Parameter Value
--------- -----
Host 1.1.1.1
Key ********
CPPM credentials admin/********
Auth Port 1812
Acct Port 1813
Retransmits 3
Timeout 5 sec
NAS ID N/A
NAS IP N/A
Source intf N/A
Use MD5 Disabled
Use IP address for calling station ID Disabled
Mode Enabled

 

Verified and tested in 7.4.0.2 image version.

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Last update:
‎05-28-2015 05:41 AM
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