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Quick start steps
In this topic, you will learn the first steps that you need to take to use Portnox™ Cloud.
About Portnox Cloud
In this topic, you will learn about the basic concepts behind Portnox™ Cloud and its architecture.
Name change: CLEAR → Cloud
In this topic, you will learn about the consequences of the name change from Portnox™ CLEAR to Portnox Cloud.
Sign up for Portnox Cloud
In this topic, you will learn how to sign up for a 30-day trial of Portnox™ Cloud by creating a Portnox ID. During this trial, you have access to all functions of Portnox Cloud.
Log in to Portnox Cloud
In this topic, you will learn how to log in to Portnox™ Cloud using Portnox ID or a web login provider.
Manage your administrator account
In this topic, you will learn how to manage your Portnox™ Cloud administrator account.
Manage the organization data
In this topic, you will learn how to manage your organization data in Portnox™ Cloud.
Manage other administrator accounts
In this topic, you will learn how to manage Portnox™ Cloud administrator accounts other than yours.
How do RADIUS servers work in Portnox Cloud?
In this topic, you will learn the difference between cloud RADIUS and local RADIUS servers in Portnox™ Cloud.
Create cloud RADIUS servers
In this topic, you will learn how to create cloud RADIUS servers in Portnox™ Cloud for your organization.
Set up a local RADIUS server using a virtual machine
In this topic, you will learn how to install and run local RADIUS servers that work together with Portnox™ Cloud using virtual machines.
Run the local RADIUS server in a container
In this topic, you will learn how to deploy the Portnox™ Cloud local RADIUS server using Docker containers.
Enable the RADIUS Change of Authorization feature
In this topic, you will learn how to set up your environment to let Portnox™ Cloud send RADIUS Change of Authorization (CoA) packets to your NAS devices when you change access policies.
Integrate with Microsoft Entra ID
In this topic, you will learn how to integrate Portnox™ Cloud with Microsoft Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) services.
Integrate with Google Workspace
In this topic, you will learn how to integrate Portnox™ Cloud with Google Workspace.
Integrate with Okta Wokforce Identity
In this topic, you will learn how to integrate Portnox™ Cloud with Okta Workforce Identity Cloud.
Integrate with Active Directory
In this topic, you will learn how to integrate Portnox™ Cloud with a local Active Directory (AD) instance.
Integrate with OpenLDAP
In this topic, you will learn how to integrate Portnox™ Cloud with a local OpenLDAP instance.
What are accounts, groups, policies, and sites?
In this topic, you will learn what we mean by accounts, groups, policies, and sites in Portnox™ Cloud.
Configuring groups
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to configure groups in Portnox™ Cloud.
Configuring accounts
In this topic, you will learn how to configure accounts in Portnox™ Cloud.
Configuring policies
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to configure policies in Portnox™ Cloud.
Configuring sites
In this topic, you will learn how to configure a site in Portnox™ Cloud.
Configuring guest access
In this topic, you will learn how to configure a guest Wi-Fi network in Portnox™ Cloud.
Configure Ethernet devices to work with Portnox Cloud
In this collection of documents, you will find specific instructions for configuring Ethernet-based NAS devices to access the Portnox™ Cloud RADIUS servers and provide AAA services.
Configure wireless devices to work with Portnox Cloud
In this collection of documents, you will find specific instructions for configuring wireless NAS devices to access the Portnox™ Cloud RADIUS servers and provide AAA services.
Configure wireless captive portals to work with Portnox Cloud
In this collection of documents, you will find specific instructions for configuring captive portals on wireless NAS devices to work with the Portnox™ Cloud guest network.
Configure VPNs to work with Portnox Cloud
In this collection of documents, you will find specific instructions for configuring virtual private networks (VPNs) to access the Portnox™ Cloud RADIUS servers and provide AAA services.
What is onboarding in Portnox Cloud?
In this topic, you will learn about the meaning of the term onboarding and the activities that are considered part of onboarding in Portnox™ Cloud.
Set up the self-onboarding portal
In this topic, you will learn how to set up the Portnox™ Cloud self-onboarding portal for your users.
Onboarding with credentials
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to onboard devices to Portnox™ Cloud using credentials.
Onboarding with certificates
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to onboard devices to Portnox™ Cloud using certificates.
Onboarding with AgentP
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to onboard devices to Portnox™ Cloud using Portnox™ AgentP.
Onboarding with MAC addresses
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to onboard devices to Portnox™ Cloud using MAC addresses.
Onboarding using endpoint management
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to onboard devices to Portnox™ Cloud using endpoint management solutions.
Integrating with SIEM platforms
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to integrate Portnox™ Cloud with different security information and event management (SIEM) platforms.
Integrate with Microsoft Intune
In this topic, you will learn how to set up the integration between Portnox™ Cloud and Microsoft Intune.
How does the Portnox Cloud TACACS+ service work?
In this topic, you will learn how the Portnox™ Cloud TACACS+ service works.
Quick start steps with TACACS+
In this topic, you will learn the steps you need to take to configure and run the Portnox™ Cloud TACACS+ service.
Set up a local TACACS+ server using a virtual machine
In this topic, you will learn how to install and run local TACACS+ servers that work together with Portnox™ Cloud using virtual machines.
Run the local TACACS+ server in a container
In this topic, you will learn how to deploy the Portnox™ Cloud local TACACS+ server using Docker containers.
Configure NAS devices to access the TACACS+ server
In this topic, you will find tips on how to configure your NAS devices to access the Portnox™ Cloud local TACACS+ server.
What is Portnox Conditional Access for Applications and how does it work?
In this topic, you will learn what is the Portnox™ Conditional Access for Applications service and how it works.
Quick start steps with Conditional Access for Applications
In this topic, you will learn the steps you need to take to configure the Portnox™ Conditional Access for Applications service.
Identity provider integration
In this topic, you will find general instructions on how to add an identity provider that will be used by Portnox™ Conditional Access for Applications.
Application integration
In this topic, you will find general instructions on how to integrate a web application with Portnox™ Conditional Access for Applications.
Portnox Cloud alerts
In this topic, you will learn what are alerts in Portnox™ Cloud, where to find them, and how to use them effectively.
AAA Logs
In this topic, you will learn what are AAA logs in Portnox™ Cloud, where to find them, and how to use them effectively.
Reporting service
In this topic, you will learn what is the Portnox™ Cloud reporting service and how to download and/or schedule different types of reports.
Monitoring mode
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to use the monitoring mode to safely onboard devices without risking the loss of network access.
Portnox Cloud onboarding
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to troubleshoot problems with onboarding devices to a network managed by Portnox™ Cloud.
Portnox Active Directory Broker
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to troubleshoot problems with the installation and operation of the Portnox™ Active Directory Broker.
Portnox AgentP
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to troubleshoot problems with the installation and operation of the Portnox™ AgentP.
Local RADIUS/TACACS+ instances
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to troubleshoot problems with the operation of the local RADIUS/TACACS+ instances.
Integrations
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to troubleshoot problems with Portnox Cloud integrations such as those with authentication repositories, endpoint management solutions, and more.
Conditional Access for Applications
In this collection of topics, you will learn how to troubleshoot problems with Portnox Conditional Access to Applications.
Security architecture and principles
In this topic, you will learn about the Portnox™ Cloud security principles and how they apply to every layer of the Portnox Cloud architecture.
Availability and reliability of Cloud services
In this topic, you will learn about the availability and reliability of the Portnox Cloud™ services.
Device retention periods
In this topic, you will learn the retention periods for devices in Portnox™ Cloud.
Types of certificates
In this topic, you will learn about the different types of certificates that are used by Portnox™ Cloud to secure communications.
EAP methods and their security
In this topic, you will learn more about the EAP methods used by Portnox™ Cloud, authentication repositories, and operating systems.
Alert format/content
In this topic, you will learn what alert information is sent to integrated SIEM solutions and in what format.
Portnox Cloud REST API
In this topic, you will find introductory information about the Portnox Cloud REST API, the available API functions, and their most common uses.
Additional software
Other integrations
In this topic, you will find links to documents describing other integrations between Portnox™ Cloud and third-party products.
Frequently asked questions
Support portal
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Contact support
Open a ticket by emailing our support staff.
Portnox Cloud status updates
Monitor the status of the Portnox™ Cloud service and access information about past incidents.