One of the exciting new components of the version 4 CCIE Sec lab is the Identity Services Engine (ISE). It is interesting how many students and even some instructors I speak to that have never even heard of it. In this first post of many that I will feature on this new product for the lab, we will gain a high level understanding of what this product does for us.
First of all, there are lots of variations on how you can implement this service in your network. Let us be clear on our hardware and software focus for the lab. It is the Cisco ISE 3300 Series Identity Services Engine running 1.1x software.
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