Authentication with MACADDRESS and PASSWORD

Brian Julin BJulin at
Tue Mar 20 15:20:59 CET 2018

Paolo D'Angeli <p.dangeli at>:

> Using MACADDRESS for "password" it works fine, but I dont know how to
> set password on client (Mac/Linux/windows)

It sounds like you are using mac authentication bypass (MAB), in which case, the
answer is no.  Your switch may support wired dot1x (802.1x) instead or in addition to
MAB.  If you can configure that on the switch and on the client side, you can use
a password.

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