Cisco 3850 fails to send dot1x authentications after Denali upgrade

This isn’t a Cisco ISE bug but it could affect ISE deployments. A customer had recently deployed several Cisco 3850s with Multigigabit at their headquarters. Initially, the switches were deployed with IOS XE 3.7.5. We tested the Cisco ISE configuration on those switches (Monitor Mode) and everything worked properly. The customer was able to authenticate…

VMware and Cisco ISE

At least 90% of my customers utilize their existing VMware environment to run Cisco ISE instead of buying hardware (SNS-3xx5) servers. There are issues you need to be aware of when utilizing a VM environment. Here are the two most common issues I’ve seen in the field. The first issue is enabling VMware snapshots to…

Cisco ISE Licensing Part 3: Apex and Device Administration licenses

Be sure to check out Part 1 for Base licenses and Part 2 for Plus licenses. What functionality is included in Apex licenses 3rd party mobile device management (MDM) integration Posture assessment/compliance Threat Centric Network Access Control (TC-NAC) What functionality is included in the Device Administration license The Device Administration license has one function: Enable the TACACS+…