802.1X Wirelless user Authentication Process

Hi, I would like to ask about on what is the best way/practice to use 'Wireless 802.1x' authentication. I maybe asking the wrong question but please feel free to correct me.
Two things:
1) I have configured vWLC with Tacacs AuthC, Authz, and Accounting. Im ok with this so far.
2) If ever I am going to authenticate user using 802.1x in a  WLC, what would be the process path looks like? Should it be like:

User -  AP - ISE - AD/NPS  (do we need NPS?)
or
User - AP - AD/NPS (SHould the user directly authenticated via NPS and bypassing ISE?)Topo
A BallesterosAsked:
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Jakob DigranesSenior ConsultantCommented:
hi

do you have ISE deployed? if so - use ISE as Radius. ISE will probably verify user accounts from AD.
Which kind of authentication do you use? username and passwords (EAP-MsChapV2) or certificates (EAP-TLS) ?
You also need a certificate for verification of Radius server and possibly establishing the PEAP session
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A BallesterosAuthor Commented:
Thanks Jakob. That's just what I wanted to verify if I can use ISE to AuthC wireless Users. I have ISE setup, AD, (EAP-MsChapV2) ... I just also found out about this "Wireless express setup" ( i believe available in ISE 2.3 / 2.4) I am now onto it.. .
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