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Wed, Oct 3, 2018 6:03 AM

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MAC address authentication on Ruckus Smartzone-E 3.6

I am looking a solution as MAC address authentication on Ruckus Smartzone-E  3.6 with Radius server. Is it possible Version 3.6?

Regards,
Deepak Kumar

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2 years ago

Yes, it is possible. It's confirmed.

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2 years ago

Yes, we do this with PacketFence with a vSZ running 3.6.1.

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Hi Thomas,

Which version of PF are you using? I also have a few sites with Packet Fence and had to tweak it quite a bit

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We're running 5.4 and just transitioned to Ruckus this year. I believe I did have to make a small change to the Ruckus "switch" code in PF that I believe is resolved in the latest version of PF. We actually would have migrated to a newer PF but wanted to make one big change (migration to Ruckus) at a time.

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Thanks! Im on 8.1 and 7.5 on different schools. Using ZoneDirector (on 7.5) and 8.1 with SmartZone 3.6.0. It would be good to talk off-line. Im at dgarcia(at)mediatel.com.ar

Cheers!

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Hello! I need help. I am using virtual smartphone 3.6.1 with packetfence 8.1.0. after authentication I get the error:

Dec  5 16:07:50 packetfence pfqueue: pfqueue(4096) ERROR: [mac:9c:4e:36:9d:15:10] Failed to contact Ruckus for deauthentication: 500 Can't connect to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:9443 (certificate verify failed) (pf::Switch::Ruckus::SmartZone::deauthenticateMacWebservices)


even after running the no-encrypt command on the smartzone controller




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Are you trying to do radius de-auth or using web-services? the error you're seeing seems to be tied to not having a proper cert on smartzone. You can use port 9080 instead of 9443 for non-TLS channel.

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2 years ago

We authenticate users for MAC authentication using AD servers and CloudPath (vSZ 5.0). Works like a charm.

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HI,
Is it possible to share NPS and AD server's configuration guide? I implemented AD username and password authentication many times but MAC authentication is the first time. If it is possible.   Any URL.

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This is basically our setup:
  1. Hotspot (WISPr) wireless LAN in vSZ (auth method MAC, no encryption), linked to hotspot portal
  2. Hotspot portal setup in vSZ to point to CloudPath
  3. AD server auth setup in CloudPath
  4. Workflow in CloudPath for register MAC address using AD auth servers
A lot of it is self-explanatory. And we don't use RADIUS for MAC auth, as it's not needed. We just use RADIUS for PEAP/TLS with certificates.

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Hi EightOhTwoEleven 
can you please share the WF step of setting up CloudPath for register MAC address using AD auth servers

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a year ago

We are running PacketFence/SZ with AD, SMS, local username/password works perfect, but we have email issue, PF/SZ couldn't "deauth" when time is up, PF unregistered the client but SZ still authenticated the client, here is error message from PF "According to rules in fetchRoleForNode this node must be kicked out. Returning USERLOCK (pf::Switch::handleRadiusDeny)".

Thanks,

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do you know if you're using RADIUS based de-auth or web-services? If using radius, you have to use smartzone as RADIUS proxy and not do RADIUS directly from the APs. I am using RADIUS directly from the APs and de-auth via web-services from PF to SZ. I had to do some small changes to PF but nothing huge.

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Hello, dear Diego,
As I understand, you have working combination of vSZ and PF.

I am stuck with combination of vSZ v.5.1.2 and PF 9.0.1. Users get to captive portal and get through registration steps, even get PF confirmation, but authentication on vSZ doesn't happen, and connection to Internet is not established.
Seems that PF isn't enabling user through WEB-service. We use guest access without password.
MAC and IP encryption in requests is disabled on vSZ.
Status of user in vSZ is unauthorised. Any ideas will be appreciated. You can reach me on eizens (at) e-meter.lv It would be great to have off-line conversation about this.

Thanks in advance,
Eizens

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just sent you an email. let me know

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Received first e-mail, sent info, but haven't got any farther communication - may be mails are not going and I need to switch to gmail?
Thanks in advance,
Eizens

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I am having the same issue using PF 10.1.
Can you please share how you guys are able to resolve this ?

Using a ssid with hotspot, based on what I understand it should use the Northbound Portal Interface to communicate with the pf server about the auth user status, but I didn't see any place where there is a exchange message been sended.
any help is appreciate. Thanks in advance.