HP Printers trying to do 802.1x but failing with timeouts

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at freeradius.org
Sun Mar 8 23:39:53 CET 2015

> On 8 Mar 2015, at 18:11, jan hugo prins <jhp at jhprins.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a working 802.1x setup on the wired network of our office and
> everything is fine for Linux stations, Apple notebooks and the few
> windows notebooks we have. The Linux stations and the apple notebooks
> are doing EAP-TLS. And my idea was to have the printers we use do the
> same. But with the printers I get a lot of timeouts during
> authentication and to me it looks like the printer is really having a
> big issue handling all the certificate things etc.
> Does anyone here have experience in setting this up? Would it be an idea
> to get a newer printserver into the printers? I'm looking at the
> JetDirect 635 (J7961G).

Just to check, you're using the latest firmware?

The HP supplicant used to implement PEAP incorrectly, they may have gotten
something wrong in EAP-TLS too.

Could you paste the debug output, and we'll be able to see if it's
something obvious.

Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at freeradius.org>
FreeRADIUS development team

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