I don’t get to play around much with the technology these days, but having recently been on an Aruba clear pass course , I enjoyed reading the geek in disguise tips !
So you’ve got Clearpass Guest and you want to allow any guest users to connect and register for an account. To stop anyone from accessing the guest network you enable the “Require sponsor confirmation prior to enabling the account” setting. Then perhaps it would be nice to allow the sponsor to be able to extend guest account expiry time when they enable the account…
This is what I was thinking any way.
So I enabled it on my guest registration page:
Excellent! Or so I thought.
It transpires that when you enable sponsor confirmation and enter something into the “Extend Expiration” section any new guest accounts will be automatically enabled!
I had a quick word with Aruba TAC who informed me that this was not a bug and was in fact by design. Hmm. Strange design.
I really wanted this to work the way I assumed it should, so spent…
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