Wired 802.1x logon-scripts don't run

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Apr 30th, 2008
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I tested wired 802.1x authentication with a XP-client and a Cat 2960 switch. The authentication are configured with PEAP and MS-ChAP V2. The 802.1x authentication works well.

The problem is that the 802.1x authentication starts after the windows logon. Due this problem, the logon script don't run.

How can I force the 8021.x authentication befor the windows login starts?



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jafrazie Wed, 04/30/2008 - 10:31
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With the XP-Client, this cannot be forced. You need to enable machine authentication. This way, network access is granted with machine credentials by the time the user logs on, and 802.1X authentication occurs during the user logon event.

Hope this helps,


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