Controller Based WLANs

Which protocol does the Aruba controller use to send RADIUS requests when it does EAP termination?

Product and Software: This article applies to all Aruba controllers and ArubaOS 3.0 and later.


When an Aruba controller has EAP termination enabled, it uses the PAP protocol to forward the RADIUS requests sent from the clients.


The username is in clear text, but the controller encrypts the user password using the RADIUS shared secret.


To make the login work, the PAP protocol must be enabled on the RADIUS server.

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