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Has been a while: What wireless printers have you found that successfully work on 802.1x based wireless networks- particularly using MS-CHAPv2/PEAP, WPA2, and AD back-end (as if the printer was just another host on the secure network).

 

Lee H. Badman

Network Architect/Wireless TME

Information Technology and Services (ITS)

Syracuse University

315 443-3003

 

 

 

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On 12 Dec 2012, at 15:43, Lee H Badman wrote: > Has been a while: What wireless printers have you found that successfully work on 802.1x based wireless networks- particularly using MS-CHAPv2/PEAP, WPA2, and AD back-end (as if the printer was just another host on the secure network). If the reason why you're asking is because you've had issues with the above setup, and you happen to be using HP printers. The supplicant on HP printers before firmware releases in 2011 would not work correctly if using PEAP with the inner tunnel terminating on FreeRADIUS, because HP had misimplemented the draft specification, and included full EAP headers in the inner tunnel, when they were meant to send cut down EAP headers. Newer firmware for HP printers should contain the fix. If you're not using HP printers then apologies for the noise. -Arran ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.
Good stuff-thanks, Arran. I have experienced issues on HP printers, as described. Actually spend a fair amount of time with their engineering, to no avail, but it was a couple of years ago. Do you have any model numbers that are actually in service and working in your environment? -Lee Lee H. Badman Network Architect/Wireless TME Information Technology and Services (ITS) Syracuse University 315 443-3003    
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On 13 Dec 2012, at 13:12, Lee H Badman wrote: > Good stuff-thanks, Arran. I have experienced issues on HP printers, as described. Actually spend a fair amount of time with their engineering, to no avail, but it was a couple of years ago. Do you have any model numbers that are actually in service and working in your environment? Myself and one of my counterparts at University of Loughborough also reported it a couple of years ago, but failed to get any traction. I had a temporary contract at HP ProCurve in 2010 and worked with the Global escalations manager there to get it escalated. They contacted me in early 2011 saying they had a new firmware release that fixed the problem, but the contract had ended and I didn't have access to a printer to test. The model we were working with was a P2055dn, hopefully later firmware should include the fix, but I can't say for sure. -Arran ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.
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On 13 Dec 2012, at 16:50, Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb@freeradius.org> wrote:

On 13 Dec 2012, at 13:12, Lee H Badman <lhbadman@SYR.EDU> wrote:

Good stuff-thanks, Arran. I have experienced issues on HP printers, as described. Actually spend a fair amount of time with their engineering, to no avail, but it was a couple of years ago. Do you have any model numbers that are actually in service and working in your environment?

Myself and one of my counterparts at University of Loughborough also reported it a couple of years ago, but failed to get any traction.

I had a temporary contract at HP ProCurve in 2010 and worked with the Global escalations manager there to get it escalated.

They contacted me in early 2011 saying they had a new firmware release that fixed the problem, but the contract had ended and I didn't have access to a printer to test.

The model we were working with was a P2055dn, hopefully later firmware should include the fix, but I can't say for sure.

Actually... trawling through the last few years emails I found:

Hi All,

With Rachel's help (thanks!) I was able to test the supplicant behaviour in the new firmware build, and confirm it works perfectly with Freeradius (at least with PEAP).
Thanks everyone for your hard work on this. 
Cheers,
Arran

So I guess I did test it, though I honestly can't remember how, someone must have given me access to a test setup in Roseville labs.

So yes on the basis of that email it looks like the P2055dn (at least), does now work correctly with FreeRADIUS.

-Arran
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