Device Authentication

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Device Authentication

Hi - We are looking to re-design our wireless networks. Currently, we have a WPA 2 word and would like to change that to authentication by device not user. So only district-owned devices can get onto a certain wireless SSID. What is the best way to do this? I am looking at MAC-based authentication. That would be about 6000 devices to register their mac addresses. 


Any thoughts is appreciated. 

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Kind of a big deal

What kind of devices?  I think you want to use some type of device management (like Meraki Systems Manager).  Take a look at this for an overview:



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Thanks for your response. We have a mix of Macbooks and Chromebooks with a couple Windows spattered in there. I will take a look at SSM. 

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