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EAP Types

EAP – Extensible Authentication Protocol This is a layer 2 authentication protocol used within the 802.1X framework 802.1X Often referred to as 802.1x Applicable to both wired and wireless although the standard was clarified to work with the latter in 2004. 802.1X defines two logical ports used to facilitate secure authentication – Controlled and Uncontrolled. The… Continue reading EAP Types

Enterprise Wireless

Remotely converting Cisco Access Points (Autonomous or Lightweight)

Although I’ve covered converting Access Points via local methods sometimes you won’t have the luxury of being onsite or have someone to hold down a mode button for you. In these instances you may need to remotely convert over the WAN which can be risky business.   Autonomous to Lightweight 1) Change the BVI Interface to DHCP This is… Continue reading Remotely converting Cisco Access Points (Autonomous or Lightweight)