How to secure Apple and Android mobile devices using 802.1X

Understanding all the 802.1X client settings can certainly help during deployment and support of an enterprise network

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When connecting to an enterprise-secured network with Android devices, users are prompted with many settings that could be confusing. When connecting with iOS devices—an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch—users are typically only prompted for their username and password. They can’t edit the advanced 802.1X settings on the device, but there are ways to get around this.

Installing certificates in Android

If you’re using a certificate-based authentication method, such as TLS, you must first install the user digital certificate.

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