802.1X on External Radius Server

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I am trying to setup 802.1X on an SSID I have created.
When I create the SSID and click the "WPA/WPA2 802.1X (Eneterprise) radio button, it does not present me with an option for "Radius_Settings".

I have been following the guide Aerohive has on using an external Radius Server.


I am running 6.1r6a

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Joe Rodeheaver

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Posted 4 years ago

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Andrew MacTaggart, Champ

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Radius Settings are configured under network policy after select wpa2 enterprise.
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Nick Lowe, Official Rep

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It really is as simple as Andrew says as you only need to specify RADIUS server addresses, what the shared secret is and link it in to the WPA2/Enterprise SSID.

All the access point is doing then is acting as the 802.1X authenticator, passing the EAP over for the RADIUS server to handle.
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Bryan Tetlow

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Is it possible to use this method to authenticate only specific users?   Comparing to how AD works with OU's.....     Or.... If I want that kind of configuration, do I need to setup on AP instead of using external?