How do I configure wired 802.1x with MAC authentication on Aruba instant?

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Aruba Employee

Product and Software: This article applies to Aruba Instant 3.2


To configure a MAC authentication and 802.1x authentication for wired client follow the below steps:

Step 1: 
We can configure the 
MAC authentication and 802.1x authentication from two places as show below:




Step 2: If you have profile created and want to make changes we can do it from "Configuration" or "Wired" however if need to create "New" or "Delete" old profile that can only be done under "Wired" option.


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Step 3: Select "Employee" option for Primary usage


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Step 4: Under VLAN Management we can configure the port either Trunk (Native and Allowed VLAN List) or Access Port (One Access VLAN).


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Step 5: Enable MAC Authentication and Enable the MAC authentication fail-thru.


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Step 6: Map the Policies.


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Step 7: Under Wired Networks we can see the new created profile and can be mapped to the Instant Access Point Ethernet ports.


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