reuse EAP-TLS client certificiate

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Wed Sep 9 18:39:43 CEST 2015

> On 9 Sep 2015, at 17:38, Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at> wrote:
>> On 9 Sep 2015, at 16:51, Matthew Newton <mcn4 at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 10:43:34AM -0500, Matt Zagrabelny wrote:
>>> With EAP-TLS, can one reuse the same client cert across multiple devices?
>>> I'm guessing "yes", but would appreciate confirmation.
>> Yes, FR doesn't care about where the certificate from, only that
>> it's valid.
>> But then when you need to remove one client from the network, you
>> revoke its certificate and...
>> no, it's not a good idea for several reasons.
>>> Tangentially, is there a way to "pin" a certificate to a client's MAC address?
>> Yes, with grand illusions of security that don't exist. Until a
>> recent O/S comes along and starts using random MAC addresses, that
>> is.
> Ahhh every time I read about it, I start clapping gleefully and making te-he-he noises.

Actually it's more of a Muttley - shhshshh

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

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