Extreme Access Control

Associated Certifications

ECS – Extreme Control

Course Duration

4 Days

Delivery Method

Available as Classroom Instructor-led
training, Virtual Instructor-led training
and self-paced eLearning

Who should attend

Network/Security Managers, and System Administrators/Operators

Course prerequisites

Due to the nature of this course, Extreme Networks recommends that students should have previous hands-on experience with Extreme Networks wired and wireless as well as having attended Switching and Routing courses prior to attending.

Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the working knowledge to:

  • Successfully configure and manage their Access Control implementation
  • Take the ECS – Extreme Control certification exam

Overview

Students will learn methods to properly configure and manage their Extreme Networks Access Control (EAC) solution using a combination of the network management software applications including: Extreme Management Center, Policy and Extreme Access Control. This knowledge will be reinforced through actual hands-on experience with networking equipment in a lab environment, where students will perform real world tasks configuring authentication mechanisms as well as creating different assessment methods and policies.

Course agenda

Introduction to Extreme Access Control

  • Extreme EAC Components
  • Extreme EAC Component functions
  • EAC Licensing Comparisons

Extreme Management Device Management

  • Extreme Management Center
  • Extreme Management Center Tools

Policy Overview

  • Policy Components and Structure
  • Policy Configuration for EAC Integration

Universal Port

  • Universal Port Features for EAC Integration

Initial EAC Configuration

  • EAC Manager Components
  • Adding Devices to the EAC Gateway

EAC Profiles

  • Interactions between Policy and EAC
  • Manage EAC Profiles

Authentication

  • Authentication Only Model
  • Authentication with Authorization Deployment Model
  • Components of Authentication and Authorization
  • Demonstrated RADIUS and LDAP Authentication Configuration

EAC Rules

  • Overview of EAC Rules
  • Configuration of EAC Rules

EAC Dashboard

  • Navigated to the EAC Dashboard Navigation
  • End System Table
  • Minor troubleshooting tasks for an End System

Network Redirection

  • How EAC Redirection works
  • Options to redirect Wired and Wireless Traffic to the EAC Engine for Network Registration

Portal Configuration

  • Creation of EAC Portal Pages for Network Registration, Assessment, Remediation and Administration

Guest Registration

  • Network Registration
  • Components of Guest Network Registration
  • Configuration of a EAC Deployment Providing Guest Registration Functionality

Network Registration Administration

  • Registration Administration and Sponsor pages
  • Maintenance of a User’s Registration Account

Authenticated Registration

  • Components of Authenticated Network Registration
  • Configuration of a EAC Deployment to provide Registration Functionality

Assessment

  • Different Assessment Types
  • Assessment Configuration Components
  • Assessment Configurations

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