Which term describes the role of a Cisco switch in the 802.1X port-based access control?
- authentication server
Answers Explanation & Hints:
802.1X port-based authentication defines specific roles for the devices in the network: Client (Supplicant) – The device that requests access to LAN and switch services
Switch (Authenticator) – Controls physical access to the network based on the authentication status of the client
Authentication server – Performs the actual authentication of the client