We have just finally successfully installed our Cisco NAC guest server. We have version 2 of the server and basically the topology consists of a wism at the core of the network and a 4402 controller at the dmz, then out the firewall, no issues with that. We do however have a few problems, how can we provide access through a proxy without using pak files obviously, and is there a way to specify different proxies for different guest traffic, based on IP or a radius attribute etc.
The second problem is more serious; refer to the documentation below from the configuration guide for guest nac server v2. It states that hotspots can be used and the Authentication option would allow radius authentication for guests, I’ve been told otherwise by Cisco and they say it can’t be done, has anyone got radius authentication working for guests.
Step 7 From the Operation mode dropdown menu, you can select one of the following methods of operation:
•Payment Provider—This option allows your page to integrate with a payment providing billing system. You need to select a predefined Payment Provider from the dropdown. (Refer to Configuring Payment Providers for details.) Select the relevant payment provider and proceed to Step 8.
•Self Service—This option allows guest self service. After selection proceed to Step 8.
•Authentication—This option allows RADIUS authentication for guests. Proceed to Step 9.
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Your help is much appreciated on this, I’ve been looking forward to this project for a long time and it’s a bit of an anti climax that I can’t authenticate guests with radius (We use ACS and I was hoping to hook radius into an ODBC database we have setup called open galaxy)