In this course, you will learn to provide secure access to network resources using the Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS) 5.2. You’ll examine how the ACS has grown by leaps and bounds since 4.x., discover new features, and learn how the 4.x configurations map to 5.x configurations. You will also get a look into future ACS technologies
RADIUS and TACACS+ protocols ACS solutions, including ACS Express, ACS Enterprise, ACS on VMware, and appliances such as the CSACS—1120 Series and CSACS—1121 Series Major components of ACS ACS 5.2 installation best practices Configure the ACS from a default install License requirements How attributes, value types, and predefined values are used Types of Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) clients and how they access network resources and other AAA clients Work with a local identity store and identity store sequence Users and identity stores Configure an external identity store with LDAP Fundamentals of LDAP Set up LDAP SSL Set up an external identity store with Active Directory Perform AAA with TACACS+ Monitor and troubleshoot ACS (AAA with TACACS+) Using a local certificate authority to replace digital certificates self—signed by ACS Introduction to IEEE 802.1X and EAP 802.1X using Windows XP, Windows 7, and AnyConnect 3.x supplicants 802.1X single host authentication 802.1X troubleshooting
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.