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RBK53; Access Control MAC-Filtering and wired clients

I try to set up my new RBK53. I have one question or one problem with Access Control.

I have activated Access Control with MAC-Filtering, i also checked "Block all new devices from connecting". So i can or have to enter the MAC-Addresses to allow clients to connect to my network. This works so far. All Clients connected via WIFI must be allowed by MAC address. BUT this also is the case for all clients that are connected via wire.

In my old router MAC-Filtering only was active or used with WIFI connections and not with wire/cable connection. MAC-Filtering for wired clients seem not to make sense as the clients must have pyhiscal access to my router and LAN ports.

 

so my question: can i use MAC filtering on my ORBI network only for WIFI clients or does MAC filtering apply to all clients, regardless connection (WIFI, wired)?

 

Thank you

 

Markus

 

Model: RBK53| Orbi Router + 2 Satellites Orbi WiFi System
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I am in router mode!

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"MAC filtering apply to all clients, regardless connection (WIFI, wired)"

 


My Setup (Cable 900Mbps/50Mbps)>CAX80>RBK853 v3.1.16.6(Router Mode)
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, RBK50, R7800, R7960P,
EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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it would be great if this only applies to wireless clients. when i plug in an ethernat cable the client as phyiscal access to my room and my network. so i don't need any additional security layer. i want to have mac filtering enabled for wireless clients.

 

Markus

 

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I would post this here:

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Idea-Exchange-For-Home/idb-p/idea-exchange-for-home

 


My Setup (Cable 900Mbps/50Mbps)>CAX80>RBK853 v3.1.16.6(Router Mode)
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, RBK50, R7800, R7960P,
EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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I know this sounds goofy, and it’s admittedly a complex family issue on my side, but I’m actually wishing for the opposite - the ability to allow new wireless clients that have the password, but block new wired connections that haven’t been explicitly allowed.

 

I have a situation where there can be access to a satellite, and an unauthorized user could plug in. 

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