Using Aruba ClearPass for iPod Mobile Point-Of-Sale (POS) with EAP TLS and Aruba Instant (IAP)

I’m happy to report that, with a lot of help, I was able to get a basic framework in place and working yesterday for our new Mobile POS effort to connect to a store’s IAP. We’ll be onboarding these iPod units with ClearPass OnBoard, downloading unique cert per device as well as network settings to enforce the use of EAP TLS. Then with the same SSID the device will auto-connect with a different role on the IAP.
 
Couple things I still need to work on:
1. Why isn’t forced redirect working for the onboarding role specified on the IAP (ClearPass is handing it back to IAP correctly)?
2. Need to set up API account on AirWatch MDM and configure CPPM to point to it, then lock down the authentication to require the device to be enrolled in the MDM.
3. Lock down firewall rules on the IAP for the onboarding and mobile-pos roles. If you have a captive portal enforcement redirecting to an external site, do you have to allow traffic to that site? Or is it inferred automatically that traffic is allowed? 
 
What am I forgetting? Any hints/tips/tricks? Thanks to @sethfiermonti and others for the help!
 
Swack
Twitter: @swackhap

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One thought on “Using Aruba ClearPass for iPod Mobile Point-Of-Sale (POS) with EAP TLS and Aruba Instant (IAP)

  1. Can you please tell me how you integrated Airwatch with CPPM.
    In my CPPM its showing ETIMEOUT ERROR 110

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