Implementing Cisco Secure Access Control System Global Knowledge Egypt
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In the Implementing Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS) 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. You will learn about the role and importance of ACS in Cisco TrustSec, whether TrustSec is deployed as an appliance-based overlay solution or as a network-integrated 802.1x solution. You will learn about user authentication and authorization, posture assessment, device profiling, guest access, data integrity and confidentiality, centralized policy, collaborative monitoring, troubleshooting, and reporting in Cisco TrustSec solutions.


  • Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • RADIUS and TACACS+ protocols
  • ACS solutions, including ACS Express, ACS Enterprise, ACS on ACS solutions, including ACS Express, ACS Enterprise, ACS on 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


  • Identity Management Solution
  • Product Overview and Initial Configuration
  • Advanced ACS Configuration and Device Management
  • IEEE 802.1x with ACS 5.2
  • System Operations

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