Cisco ISE 2.0 – Guest Authentication

This is a 4 part blog series about configuring Cisco ISE 2.0 for WLAN authentication and WLAN Guest authentication (split into two parts) on a Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC).ISEimage
For more guides about configuring (previous) Cisco ISE, see this page.This is part 3, configuring the Cisco WLC for guest access.
Configure WLAN’s on WLC

  1. Navigate to WLAN’s, Create new

Picture12. Configure General Settings:
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How to: Cisco WLC Tacacs/radius for management

It took some time this morning for configuring a RADIUS or TACACS server for management access to a Cisco WLC. So, let’s write a short how-to:

  1. Login into the WLC and click Security – AAA – TACACS+ (or Radius) – Authentication
  2. Click New and enter:
    • Server IP Address – IP address of the TACACS server
    • Shared secret – The configured shared secret on the TACACS server
  3. If you’re using TACACS, click Authorization and enter the same Server IP address and Shared Secret. Configuring accounting is optional
  4. Click Security – Priority order – Management user and make sure TACACS (or radius) is in top of the list


Cisco ISE Part 7: Configuring wireless network devices

This is a Cisco ISE blog post series with some how-to’s for configuring the ISE deployment, This blog post series exists of 10 parts.
The blogpost Agenda:
Part 1: introduction
Part 2: installation
Part 3: Active Directory
Part 4: High Availability
Part 5: Configuring wired network devices
Part 6: Policy enforcement and MAB
Part 7: Configuring wireless network devices
Part 8: Inline posture and VPN
Part 9: Guest and web authentication
Part 10: Profiling and posture
This week, part 7: Configuring wireless network devices
First, add the WLC as a radius client.
Click: Administration – Network Resources – Network Devices. Click Add and create a network device object.
Click Select Existing condition from library, select condition, navigate to Compound condition and select wireless_802.1x.
Click Select Network Access, Allowed Protocols – Default network access. Make sure PEAP is available in this network access rule.
For the authorization profiles, click Policy – Policy Elements – Results
Make sure you select the correct Airespace ACL name.
Create an authorization policy that assigns the authorization profile. Click Policy – Authorization. Insert a new row.
Create a new rule, select the “wireless_802.1X” compound condition from the library. To check if the user is also a domain member, add another attribute. Click Select Attribute – <domain> – <usergroup>
Browse to the WLC webinterface.
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