I see that there is a userid agent method and a clientless userid method. What are people using the most? I know that the clientless method will cause more load on my firewall but i am not sure how to gage how much it will add. Also we do mostly LDAP on a unbuntu box all I saw was what looked like one compatible with active directory and window
I have read over this a couple times and this is no small udertaking, we have a mix of authentication methods active directory, ad-ldap, open ldap and radius. I may try puttin the agent on the AD domain controller and see how much info I get from that. Unfortunately alot of the users are not a part of our domain since they are college student and connect using their own devices
Yes we do separate them into their own vlans as well as a separate zone on the PA. A majority of our students use wireless for everything and we authenticate against radius to let them on the wireless(we have more than one wireless). Is it possible to get userid information from Radius?
Ok i have got to jump in here as getting very interesting....
im puzzled by the syslog stuff. Assumimg rad auth is accepted and a tick in the box to syslog... how does this then relate to user ip mapping... or is this for group membership ?
just to add... we also use radius for non staff logins on GP. We have no user agent to assist with this. The palo seems to do this itsel when user id is enabled on interface/zone.
a user logs into radius as fred, we have a policy that allows fred through...
am i missing something .......
The userid agent I would install on an AD domain controller could also pull information from another server that the radius information forwarded to a syslog server or the firwall can be set up to access the syslog servers information for radius - interesting.
Does the userid agent have to be on all your domain controllers or just one?
Correct, its not using the agent but it still maps an ip to a user and works just as well as the agent when it passes a policy.
however... the downside to this is that this user will only be mapped local, so using the agent will propogate the info to all devices.
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