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Cisco SISAS 1.0: EAP and Logging into Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

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To protect against unauthorized access to controlled or confidential information, enterprise networks require an effective network access control embedded within the network infrastructure. The Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) is a next-generation identity and access control policy platform that enables enterprises to enforce compliance, enhance infrastructure security, and streamline their service operations. In this course, you will learn about commonly used EAP variants used with 802.1X authentication. You will learn how to configure a Cisco switch for AAA, RADIUS and 802.1X. In addition you will explore the main components of the Cisco ISE architecture, and its role in the network access control solution.

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This course is for anyone wishing to obtain the Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS) v1.0 300-208 certification; one of four designed for the CCNP Security track from Cisco. Knowledge of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is required and knowledge of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification and Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating System are helpful.


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Cisco SISAS 1.0: EAP and Logging into Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

  • start the course
  • describe Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) modes
  • describe the traditional user and machine authentication
  • describe EAP Chaining operation
  • describe EAP Chaining flow operations
  • match the AnyConnect supplicant modules to their function
  • recognize why a supplicant may not be able to authenticate with an authenticator
  • enable IEEE 802.1X authentication on a supplicant
  • describe how to log into the ISE
  • sequence the steps in configuring a switch for 802.1X
  • describe how to configure a switch for RADIUS peering
  • identify the commands used to configure a switch for 802.1X Monitor Mode
  • describe how to verify authentication on the Cisco Identity Services Engine and switch
  • to implement EAP and log into the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
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