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gh4snow
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802.1x Security

Postby gh4snow » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:59 am

mint 18.1 Cinnamon x64, Network, Wired, Security, 802.1x Security On, CA-certficate (None), MSCHAPv2, add Username & Password, then Apply.
Restart Network & the network doesn't work. Turn Off the Security & restart the network, then it works.
So why does 802.1x Security Not Work ?
Please advise.... Thanks.

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Re: 802.1x Security

Postby Cosmo. » Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:27 am

Does the distant computer support and need 802.1?

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Re: 802.1x Security

Postby gh4snow » Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:07 am

Added Expressvpn & it works /w Mint/Network/802.1x Security turned off.
When 802.1x Security is ON, then the network does NOT work & thus Expressvpn cannot work either.

When the network is up, the Expressvpn web site says my connection is secure.
But if 802.1x Security is OFF, I question whether the packets to/from my PC are encrypted.
Expressvpn claims that files are encrypted on any users PC to/from their servers.

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Re: 802.1x Security

Postby Cosmo. » Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:26 pm

I don't use Expressvpn, but it sounds, that 802.1 does not get used by it. So by activating it your computer waits for something, what never comes back (at least it sounds so).

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Re: 802.1x Security

Postby gh4snow » Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:32 am

If you start 802.1x Security, as defined in first post, the network stops working.
To me, this is a problem /w Linux. I have tried the same test /w Fedora 25 Cinnamon x64.
It too, causes the Network to stop working, before Expressvpn is activated.

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Re: 802.1x Security

Postby gh4snow » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:57 pm

Created New Issue on GitHub.


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