I am expected to install the Cisco ACS solution in a HA environment. These will be RedHat boxes that do not log onto any kind of Microsoft AD domain. They are very much isolated. I want to use the ACS to do 801.x for the switch points and system boot up. I also want to use them for logging into the routers and switches.
First, can this be done without AD?
Second, what kind of hardware is in the actual ACS Appliance Boxes? Customer is very concerned about using redundant Windows servers.
Third, do I need any kind of agent running on the RedHat boxes to authenticate workstations? I am guessing there is simply a service that I need to enable.
Any help is appreciated.