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Aruba ClearPass Integration

  • Activate Aruba ClearPass to gather building-level data from your Wi-Fi.


  • You will need Aruba ClearPass admin privileges to complete this setup.

Integration Activities

Step 1. Set up the Employees

All employees must be configured with badging information and imported via Employee Import. Therefore, set up an Employee Import that includes the column:

  • Badge - Employee's Badge ID, Badge Code, or Username.

For more details, see Understanding the Employee Import Data.

Step 2. Set up the Badge Readers in SpaceIQ

Badge Readers must be configured on the Floor Map in SpaceIQ, and each Badge Reader must be configured with a unique code. This will identify the location where a person entered the building and left the building. The same code will be reported by the Badge Reader at the customer’s buildings.

Add a Device icon and set it up as a Badge Reader

  1. Navigate to the Floor Map floor_maps.png icon.
  2. Select the building and floor you are working on.
  3. Click the Map Editor map_editor_icon.png icon. The Map Editor displays.
  4. Click the ADD SPACE icon. The space drawer displays.
  5. Click the Device device_icon.png icon and drop it at the precise location on the map where the physical Badge Reader is located. Note: Click Esc to leave the Add Space mode.
  6. On the Floor Map, click the Device icon. The data drawer displays.
  7. If you just added a device, the default Device Type will be a meeting room. From the Device Type drop-down, select Badge Reader.
  8. In the Badge Reader ID field, enter the unique code to identify this Badge Reader.
  9. Repeat steps 6 to 8 for the other Badge Readers on the floor map.

Any changes you make in the Data Drawer are saved automatically.

Step 3. Set up the Badging File

Set up a data file in a CSV format and include the following:

  • Badge - Employee's Badge ID, Badge Code, or Username.
  • Device Info - Device ID set up on the floor map in SpaceIQ.
  • Admitted at - Date and time the employee used the badge reader.
  • Status - Status of the employee's reading (Accepted or Denied).

For example:


Step 4. Activate Aruba ClearPlass Integration in SpaceIQ

From the SpaceIQ application, complete the following steps:

  1. In the top-right corner, click on your Profile Name, and then click on Settings.
  2. From the left menu, click Integrations.
    SiQ Settings_Integrations_Redbox_1kWide.jpg
  3. From the Third Party Integrations area, click the READ MORE link.

    The Integrations screen displays.

Navigate to the integration:

  1. From the left menu, click Sensor Systems.
  2. For Aruba ClearPass, click the Activate button.
    The Sensors and IoT dialog displays.
    arbua clearpass1.png
  3. In the Callback URL field, enter the Aruba ClearPass' callback url.
  4. Click the Activate button.

Step 5. Set up the Aruba ClearPass' Policy Manager

You will need to set up the Policy Manager to map the access point id to the device id and the employee id to the employee name.

  1. Set up the Policy Manager with the SiQ ETL (extract transform load) URL.
  2. Set up the Policy Manager with Payload

For example, the JSON Payload code on the left will be mapped to the code on the right.



The building-level data will populate the following Badging Insights reports: