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Microsoft surface clients with constant reconnects

I've noticed in Clearpass Insight we've got a few Microsoft Surfaces (according to CPPM) that are constantly reconnecting to our Aruba APs. They're using MAC authentication and we can see them reconnecting nearly once a second. We typically see roughly 70k unique devices per day across 3800 APs, but these 4 Surfaces are generating the most MAC authentications. Not seeing anything out of the ordinary for these devices in Airwave.


We're not seeing this with any other devices. Has anyone else seen this happen?

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Re: Microsoft surface clients with constant reconnects

Yep, just saw at one of my customers a Surface also doing MAC auth every second pretty much.


What is weird is that it seems to idle timeout lol


Start Timestamp: Jan 30, 2019 14:17:19 CET
End Timestamp:  Jan 30, 2019 14:17:20 CET
Status: Inactive
Termination Cause:	Idle-Timeout




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