EAP-MD5 group auth failure

Security Camera seccam.trilok at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 22:40:53 CEST 2016

On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 12:06 PM, <A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk> wrote:

> hi,
> so you've added a user to the users file (line 4....).... and you want to
> use MD5 - whats doing the MD5 EAP auth - the switch or a wired client
> doing 802.1X native on a switch port?
> the client, whichever it is, isnt configured natively for MD5 - its trying
> some other method, which the server is NAKing - then its doing MD5 - this
> might be a cause of your issues.   when MD5 is being done, the server
> pretty much rejects the auth when it hits eap-md5 for the proper md5 phase.
> which would suggest that something about the client isnt right...or
> something
> about the entry in the users file isnt right - so whilst user-name matches
> on line 4, some of the other check items arent quite right.  incorrect
> shared secret
> might be involved too.....
I think you are right. It was client side issue. The camera needed a
complete reset everytime the user credentials are changed for 802.1x. After
that it seem to work...

Thanks for your help

> alan
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