Aruba Networks, ClearPass, Configuration Example, Security, Switching

Downloadable User-Roles and NTP sync

René Jorissen on February 13, 2019 2 Comments • Tags: #clearpass #switch

The HPE Aruba switches have this cool feature called downloadable user-roles (DUR). DUR enables the switch to use a central ClearPass server to download user-roles to the switch for authenticated users. More and more customers want to implement wired authentication to strengthen the security level of their network. Via DUR the switches perform an HTTPS … Read More



René Jorissen on February 8, 2019 1 Comment

I used MacOS X already in the past on an “old” MacBook and I have an iMac at home, but recently I am using a MacBook Pro for work. This blog is just a wrap up for “things” that I use often, but for some reason I always forget. Add Static route Add a static route via … Read More

ClearPass, Python

ClearPass – REST API

René Jorissen on June 7, 2018 0 Comments • Tags: #clearpass #python #rest-api

Description: I created some Python scripts for ClearPass. The scripts can be found on Github. There are several directories: config: contains the parameters to authenticate against ClearPass and acquire an access token; general_scripts: some general configuration scripts, like a Password Generator script or Date/Time script; guests: scripts for adding or deleting guest accounts. I created a … Read More

Fortinet, Security

FortiGate – OnDemand Token Timeout

René Jorissen on June 4, 2018 0 Comments • Tags: #fortigate #timeout #token

Today’s customer is having a problem with OnDemand tokens on a FortiGate firewall. The FortiGate firewall uses RADIUS authentication for SSL VPN user authentication. FortiAuthenticator is used as RADIUS server. To strengthen the security levels, FortiAuthenticator is configured to demand two-factor authentication (2FA) for successful authentication. FortiAuthenticator has multiple options to demand 2FA from a … Read More