MAC based auth

tnt at tnt at
Tue Nov 25 19:44:44 CET 2008

>This is my problem, what can you suggest to me :
>I want use 802.1x port auth, although the machines are servers, and
>users logging in rarely.
>the machines will automaticly do the authentication(this is the goal),

What is the Authenticator (NAS)? You should find in it's documentation
how to set mac authentication before 802.1x.

>but how can i set the pass, cos  i set the name of the pc and  it will
>be sent,  but the  pass...
>This u/p seem better security than use just mac address.

For that you need AD. It can be set manually using netdom resetpwd but
only for machines in the domain.

Ivan Kalik
Kalik Informatika ISP

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