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authentication-source (Services User Identification ClearPass)



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Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.3X48-D30.


Configure ClearPass as the authentication source for the integrated ClearPass authentication and enforcement feature.

The ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM), as the authentication source and client of the SRX Series device HTTP server, initiates a connection to the SRX Series device using the Web API that the SRX Series device exposes to it. The CPPM sends user authentication and identity information to the SRX Series device across this connection using HTTP or HTTPS POST request messages.

set authentication-source aruba-clearpass command can be used to configure the Juniper Identity Management Service as the authentication-source.


nameAruba ClearPass authentication source name.
authentication-entry-timeoutAruba ClearPass authentication entry timeout number.

Range: 10 through 1440 minutes

invalid-authentication-entry-timeoutInvalid authentication entry timeout number.

Range: 10 through 1440 minutes

no-user-queryDisable user query from ClearPass.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

  • services—To view this statement in the configuration.

  • services-control—To add this statement to the configuration.