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cdj
Contributor I
Posts: 72
Registered: ‎07-17-2013

Blocking XP users

Is there a way to block Windows XP users from accessing the wireless network?

Also, is there a way to block specific operating systems from accessing the wireless network?

 

Thanks.

Frequent Contributor II
Posts: 149
Registered: ‎01-31-2013

Re: Blocking XP users

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A way to do this is to use Aruba DHCP Fingerprint: you can create a User Derivation Rule writing the DHCP-Option for specific device or OS and assign it the deny-all role. The DHCP-Fingerprint and the DHCP-Option is explained in this useful guide:

http://www.arubanetworks.com/wp-content/uploads/AOS-DHCP-FingerPrint-AppNote.pdf

 

The image showes you how to create a User Rule. After you have to assign this User Rule to the User derivation Rule parameter of the AAA Profile of your SSID.

 

 

 

 

 

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cdj
Contributor I
Posts: 72
Registered: ‎07-17-2013

Re: Blocking XP users

Thanks, but we currently run AOS 3.4.5.1, is there another option or feature we could use with our current OS?

 

Thanks.

MVP
Posts: 1,110
Registered: ‎10-11-2011

Re: Blocking XP users

Are you using ClearPass?  It too is capable of device fingerprinting and you could block access by the OS of the device that's connecting.

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