When self-registering guests generate a request to their Sponsor, how can one create a REST-based link that can approve new Guests with a single click from the email message?

Has anyone successfully done this?

Default options require a login to the Sponsor portal and navigating to the pending users to approve.

  • I would be very happy if someone came up with an answer for you, but I suspect this is not easy to do just yet, as I am facing similar challenges with my own ISE platform. I see a combination of two issues here : - ISE needs to determine whether the user who receives the email and clicks on the link belongs to a sponsor group with appropriate permissions for this type of guest. For this it needs to be able to link the email to a sponsor account, and I have not found any way to do this so far. - ISE needs to authenticate that sponsor somehow (unless the emailed link is considered sufficient pro – Jeremy Gibbons May 3 '16 at 6:01
  • Cisco TAC confirmed this feature does not exist and is not planned. Write in to your local Cisco Account Rep to request(demand) it be put on the roadmap! – raidORlostark Jul 20 '16 at 21:05
  • There may be some progress though. ISE 2.1 finally supports SAMLv2 and has gained the ability through that to link a sponsor account with the email address provided in the guest request. So some of the pieces are ready. – Jeremy Gibbons Jul 20 '16 at 21:13

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