Mobility Hero Contest

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August Mobility Hero Contest

#MHC.pngLet’s see your tutorial skills. For August we want to see what you have got. This month submit your best tutorial that is Aruba ACCP related. Get your lab fired up and get your submission in.














Topics of the month:


ClearPass Overview and Basic Enforcement

  • Licensing
  • Authentication types & servers
  • Certificates & PKI
  • Installation and initial Setup of ClearPass
  • Provisioning NADs for communication with ClearPass
  • Role Mapping & Use of ClearPass Roles
  • Policy Model & Configuration
  • Enforcement Profiles & Policy configuration

Advanced Enforcement, External authentication, Posture and Profiling

  • External Authentication Servers
  • Configuration of LDAP and AD as authentication servers
  • Posture and Onguard configuration
  • Understand the health check process and posture tokens
  • Understand Device profiling
  • Using Posture tokens, AD Attributes and profiling information in role mapping and enforcement policies

ClearPass Maintenance & Operations

  • Monitoring using the Access Tracker
  • Monitoring Accounting
  • Monitoring the Audit Viewer
  • Monitoring the Event Viewer
  • Using the Access Tracker use for troubleshooting
  • Understanding Logging configuration
  • Understand the Policy Simulation feature configuration and uses
  • Understanding RADIUS/TACACS+ Dictionaries
  • Maintenance operations – Backup/Restore, updates
  • Guest operations – Plugin updates, logs
  • Guest Operator Profiles for Administration
  • Admin access using TACACS+ for NAD devices &
  • Policy Manager

ClearPass Guest

  • ClearPass Guest Manager
  • Creating and managing Guest Accounts
  • Web Login Page configuration
  • Self-registration
  • Self-registration with Sponsor Approval
  • Self-registration with MAC Caching
  • Configuration of Aruba NADs for Guest Integration
  • ClearPass Guest Roles and attributes

ClearPass Onboard

  • Onboard CA configuration
  • Onboarding Certificates Management
  • Onboard Provisioning
  • Onboard Client Experience
  • Clearpass Onboard Service Configuration
  • Single-SSID Onboarding
  • Dual-SSID Onboarding
  • Setting up Role mapping and enforcement policies for Onboard

ClearPass Insight & Cluster

  • Insight Report Generation
  • Insight Alerts & Administration
  • Cluster Licensing
  • Cluster Deployment Scenarios
  • Cluster Setup & Configuration
  • Publisher redundancy
  • Virtual IP


Easy as 1,2,3

1. Create a new message in one of the technology discussion groups, under Discuss.

2. Type your submission, with or without pictures / screenshots. You can also embed a video.

3. Include “August-MHC” in your post title


Contest Award

Winner will receive 1x 7005 controller, 1x IAP225, and 1x IAP205. The top three tutorials and their creators will be featured in the next Airheads Newsletter. If you are unable to receive the gift due to company restrictions you could always give it to someone you choose.



Contest Rules

Mobility Hero Contest for this month starts at 5am PST on August 1st, and ends at 9pm PST on August 31th. For terms & conditions, please see attached. Selection of winners will be a two-step process: a combination of the Kudos on the Airheads Community and thorough final selection by the judging panel who will look at the accuracy and quality of the article.   We kindly ask that you do not give kudos to a single entry under the guise of multiple accounts. Any abuse will result in immediate disqualification.


The amount of kudos counted will be the amount of kudos given. If the tutorial has 40 kudos... then the post will receive 40 kudos towards the contest. If you impress someone with a kudo weight of 3... you receive 3 kudos.



  1. Clearpass Guest - Self registration & self sponsorship (email address validation) - August-MHC - Michael_Clarke
  2. ClearPass licensing explained - August-MHC - jsolb





Contest Entries: 


Sean Rynearson

Re: August Mobility Hero Contest

And here is my entry. It is a how-to on validating a guest's registration email is actually real. Hopefully you can follow it.

If my post is helpful please give kudos, or mark as solved if it answers your post.

ACCP, ACCX #817, ACMP, ACMX #294
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