Contributor I

Clearpass Guest Device Database

Hi All


I'm looking at using the Clearpass Guest Device Database as an authentication source for our MAC auth devices (barcode scanners and dataloggers etc.) rather than a static host list. Can anyone tell me if doing this will use guest licenses as well as CPPM licenses, we have a limited number of guest licenses so would rather only use them for actual guests. I have read through loads of the posts on Clearpass licensing but couldn't find any reference to the device database.


And thanks to Tim Cappalli for the tip on using the Guest Device Database.





Guru Elite

Re: Clearpass Guest Device Database

No, device registrations do not consume guest licenses, only base
authentication licenses.

| Tim Cappalli | Aruba Security | @timcappalli | |

NOTE: Answers and views expressed by me on this forum are my own and not necessarily the position of Aruba or Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Contributor II

Re: Clearpass Guest Device Database

Is it still true? I have a customer using Guest Device DB only, it seems the guest license is consumed. Anyone from Aruba can you please confirm? Thanks.


Re: Clearpass Guest Device Database

Yes it is true. You Need to make sure they are using the guest device db not the guest user db. If you are still having issues then please open a TAC case

Thank You,

--Give Kudos: found something helpful, important, or cool? Click Kudos Star in a post.

--Problem Solved? Click "Accepted Solution" in a post.
Search Airheads
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: