Chapter 5. 802.1X and Cisco Identity-Based Networking Services (IBNS)

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Identity-Based Networking Services (IBNS) and IEEE 802.1x overview: Describes Cisco IBNS and IEEE 802.1x and discusses how IBNS extends on 802.1x.

802.1x internetworking: Covers the detailed interworking of the 802.1x specification.

EAP type selection: Covers the most commonly used EAP types that are deployed.

Cisco Identity-Based Networking Services (IBNS) is a technology framework for delivering logical and physical network access authentication. IBNS combines several Cisco products that offer authentication, user policies, and access control to provide a comprehensive solution for increasing network access security. An identity-based ...

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