Course Details

Name: Cisco Secure Access Control Server 

Number: 090521 

Prerequisites: CCNA or equivalent is recommended. An understanding of TCP/IP protocols is required.  

Audience: Engineers, technicians and designers who require an understanding of AAA and security protocols required to secure networks using Cisco's ACS solution. 

Objectives: Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • Understand RADIUS and TACACS+
  • Understand hardware requirements
  • Install ACS 5.2
  • Understand licensing
  • Understand Attributes, Value Types and Predefined Values
  • Identify different AAA clients
  • Work with Local Identity Store
  • Understand LDAP
  • Setup LDAP SSL
  • Performing AAA with TACACS+
  • Troubleshooting AAA with TACACS+
  • 802.1x and Windows
  • Host authentication

Content: Topics include:
  • ACS installation
  • ACS licensing
  • External Identity Store with AD
  • AAA configuration with TACACS and RADIUS
  • 802.1x and EAP
  • 802.1x Host Authentication
  • 802.1x Troubleshooting

Activities: Lectures, hands-on labs, group assignments.  

Class Size: Up to 8 attendees 

Duration: 3 days 

Note: This course will include labs showing Cisco device authentication  



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