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control-direction

vpn interface dot1x control-direction—Configure how the 802.1x interface sends packets to and receive packets from unauthorized clients (on vEdge routers only).

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Ethernet

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id
  interface interface-name
    dot1x
      control-direction (in-and-out | in-only)

Options

Send and Receive Packets
in-and-out
Set the 802.1x interface to send packets to and receive packets from unauthorized clients. Bidirectionality is the default behavior.
Send Packets Only
in-only
Set the 802.1x interface to send packets to unauthorized clients, but not to receive them.

Example

Configure an 802.1x interface to send packets to but not receive packets from unauthorized clients:

vEdge# show running-config vpn 0 interface ge0/7
vpn 0
  interface ge0/7
    dot1x
      control-direction in-only

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.3.​

Additional Information

See the Configuring IEEE 802.1x and 802.11i Authentication article for your software release.

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