FreeRadius PAP authentication for Non-EAPOL clients on Avaya 5500 switch.
Adam.Bishop at jisc.ac.uk
Sun Mar 1 22:37:53 CET 2015
On 1 Mar 2015, at 20:53, jan hugo prins <jhp at jhprins.org> wrote:
> Could you tell me a solution that works where I can integrate devices
> that don't do 802.1x in an environment where all ports need 802.1x?
There isn't one. The issue with using the MAC as a credential is that the credentials for getting on to your network is *literally* stuck to the side of the device for everyone to read (and can be sniffed in seconds using a tap).
It's worse than having open ports, as you end up believing that because you have dot1x on all edge ports you have better security, and also costs you time and money to administer.
Put anything that can't do dot1x in an isolated part of the network and use something like PVLAN.
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