Port Security with 871 Router

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May 12th, 2008

I am configuring an 871 router and have 802.1x enabled. The clients can authenticate properly thru the VPN tunnel. We also will have a printer and IP Phone behind the remote 871 router. They cannot run 802.1x so I have a virtual template with "device authorize mac-address" configured for these devices. The problem is this is not like port security or mac auth bypass. I cannot configure the mac addresses under the interface. How can I lock down these ports so they cannot be used by another device? I have searched and cannot find how to configure this. The phones will work but what prevents someone from unplugging the phone and plugging in a non-authorized PC?

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jafrazie Mon, 05/12/2008 - 11:10

This level of access-control is not offered by the 871 platform.

mark.blanchfield Tue, 05/13/2008 - 07:02

jafrazie,

Thanks for the response. So if we want to have that type of access control, it will require the use of an 1800 or something similar?

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