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Setting up 802.1x for wireless clients

  • 21 February 2019
  • 4 replies

We are following this great guide


Unfortunately we are stuck at what looks like the very last leg of our journey. Our clients hit the NPS server but always kick back an error "Explicit Eap failure received" we are exclusively win10

Has anyone run into this?


4 replies

Userlevel 7
That may be a cert issue, are you doing TLS or PEAP?
It looks like the client is connecting via EAP. I can't seem to find anywhere in the controller to force it to PEAP. Playing with the NPS server I was able to add "Microsoft: Smart Card or other certificate" as an authentication option which now allows the clients to connect, but somehow I feel that's not the proper setup.
Userlevel 7
Take a look at...


It may help.
Thank you very much.