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80 Points

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 8:13 AM

AD authentication on virtual smartzone


I want to create a WLAN (on virtual Smartzone high scale) with AD authntication.
Unfortunately, when I create the Authentication profile, i get an error message

If I select radius, i don'thave this error (but the authentication doesn't work.
It seems that there is no way to select the AD instead of Radius.
Any idea ?



6 Messages


120 Points

3 years ago

It does work but you do have to configure the syntax like an LDAP query in vbscript.  There is one issue if you're trying to do the authentication through the webservice:  The APs attempt to use chap authentication and you have to tell them all to use pap (using a script run from the controller).

Keep in mind that authenticating to AD is a simple pass/fail (you have a domain account or you don't).  It doesn't allow you the granular control you can get in RADIUS (if you are a member of this domain group, then...).