NAC 802.1x authentication with Assessment bandwidth usage per end system

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hi,

what is the approximate bandwidth usage once nac authenticate and assess the end system? we have agent based assessment with 6-8 test case. thanks

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Marlon 
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Marlon

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Posted 9 months ago

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Hi Marlon,

i think you do not need to take care about bandwith usage based on Authentication and Assessment on a client port.

802.1x exchange a few EAPoL Pakets for PEAP or EAP-TLS. Assessment exchange some SSL based TCP Traffic from Assessment Agent to NAC Gateway and vice versa.

This is not nothing compare to the login traffic of the client.


Regards,
Matthias
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Hi Marlon,  agreed with Matthias. 
The agent based solution is a host based software agent which resides on the connecting End-System. The agent will report back to the server(NAC) the current level of compliance of the end-system. 

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Thanks a lot!