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Is anyone running Cisco NAC agent with Windows 8.0 that can share how they got the two 2 to work together cleanly?


Thank you


Mark Reboli

Network/Telecom/IT security Manager

Misericordia University



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We've been running it here all semester and this is what the infrastructure folks report:

     The older 4.9 Clean Access clients BEFORE work fine with Windows 8.  However the early clients don’t perform any Windows checks – they let you login but that’s it.  If you want full Windows 8 support (with posture checking) you need to either apply patch file “Patch-CSCua09429-491.tar.gz” for 4.9.1 or upgrade to 4.9.2.  You also need client version or later.


I believe they worked with Cisco to rectify the issue.  I know our CCA server was pushing out a newer version of the client that didn't work because we hadn't applied the patch yet, however we worked around that by manually installing an old version of the client (pre-  Then we quickly applied the patch so the pushed out client would work since more users were showing up with Win8.

I'm happy to put you in contact with our lead.



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