Chapter 12

Web Authentication

This chapter covers the following topics:

As discussed in Chapter 4, “Non-802.1X Authentications,” just because there is no configured supplicant on an endpoint does not mean the user of that endpoint does not need to authenticate. Consider the use cases of guests or visitors, or maybe just a misconfiguration or an expired credential for an end user. The user may still require access to the network.

Enter Web Authentication, commonly referred to as just WebAuth. With WebAuth, an authenticator can send a user to a locally hosted web page—that is, a web page hosted on ...

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