Doubts about MAC authentication

Matthew Newton mcn at
Wed Sep 21 12:27:45 UTC 2022

On 21/09/2022 13:09, 网络时代 via Freeradius-Users wrote:
> After reading the tutorial of mac authentication on the official website, for the last application scenario "Mac Auth authorization by SSID SQL", why should we create a separate table "SSIDMACAUTH"? Is it OK to put "Calling Station ID" and "Called Station SSID" in the radgroupcheck table to check?

You can check whatever tables you want. The examples there are just that 
- examples. They will likely need to be be adjusted for your local 
setup. The safest option so that other data is not touched is to use a 
separate table, which is what the wiki shows.


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