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Offline Ryu945

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Port Forwarding and 802.1X
« on: January 12, 2018, 10:55:23 pm »
I read that when you setup a pass through in Pfense, it follows the standards to the letter and drops 802.1X packets.   Does port forwarding drop 802.1X packets?

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Re: Port Forwarding and 802.1X
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2018, 03:17:29 am »
A port forward needs the frames to be TCP or UDP (ethertype 0x0800 for IPv4, 0x86DD for IPv6).
No other protocol has ports.

EAPOL frames are a L2 protocol with ethertype 0x888E which is NOT based on IP.
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