Huawei switchs and MAC address authentication

Matthew Newton mcn at
Tue Apr 9 09:39:19 CEST 2019

On 9 April 2019 08:28:16 BST, Pascal Legrand <pascal.legrand at> wrote:
>authorize file :
>5820B1784219 Cleartext-Password := "5820B1784219", Nom-Machine := 
>but each time i try with huawei switch i've got this error message
>Auth: (0) Login incorrect (No Auth-Type found: rejecting the user via 
>Post-Auth-Type = Reject): [5820b1784219/5820b1784219] (from client 
>Switch-CM3 port 4098 cli 5820B1784219)  - Machine Inconnue

The Huawei is sending in lowercase, you have uppercase in the users file.


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