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What is the best practice to authenticate a 802.1x printer in Cisco ISE?
The printer can store a certificate for authentication and support EAP-TLS.
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EAP-TLS is the way to go. It is way way way more secure than MAB and profiling. However, the question is "How much of a hassle is it going to be to put a certificate on each printer?" Moreover, "What methods do I have (if any) to renew those certificates when they expire?" If have to manually generate a CSR and install a cert on each printer then it can quickly become an administrative overhead nightmare. With that being said, you can use MAB and profiling but just make sure that you lock down the access that those printers get. For instance, do they need access to the internet? Do they need access to anything else but the print server and/or open to all IPs access but only on the printing ports.
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