• Author : Arvind Mohan


Setting up AD, NPS, and RADIUS authentication using Windows NPS

Overview This article will guide through setting up Network Policy Server (NPS) on a Windows Server along with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). In addition, this document will address the required parameters to successfully authenticate users to login into Arista switches and CVP using RADIUS. Definition Network Policy Server (NPS) – This feature allows administrators to define policies for Network access authentication, authorization and accounting for wireless, authenticating switch, and remote access dial-up, and virtual private network (VPN) connections. Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) – This feature stores information of Users, computers, and other devices in the network such...
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Onboarding a switch in CVP

Description This article will talk about how to onboard a switch in CVP 2019.1.x/2020.1.x and will deep-dive into the process involved during the registration process. In addition, we will also include the troubleshooting steps that can be taken in case the registration process fails.  Platform compatibility This feature is supported on all platforms. Configuration On the Switch: To enable the onboarding process, we will need to first enable command-api on the switch so that the switch is able to communicate with CVP via eAPI. This can be done in the following way: Arista#configure Arista(config)#management api http-commands Arista(config-mgmt-api-http-cmds)#no shut Arista(config-mgmt-api-http-cmds)#show active...
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