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What situation could potentially cause MAC Authentication to drop users after an enforce of policy

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TitleWhat situation could potentially cause MAC Authentication to drop users after an enforce of policy
Symptoms
Enforcing policy caused several stations from MAC Authentication
Environment
  • SecureStack C5
  • Policy
  • MACAuthentication
Cause
The SecureStack C5 contained a number of clients learned on a unmanaged hubs and although several clients had logged out and powered  down their PC's, the switch did not experience  a drop if a link. so the switch still contained the MAC information if the station, and was waiting on the MAC Authentication session but it never took place.
Resolution
There  are a number of options available 
The default settings are 0 which is disabled
#multiauth
set multiauth idle-timeout cep 0
set multiauth idle-timeout dot1x 0
set multiauth idle-timeout pwa 0
set multiauth idle-timeout mac 0
The command that addressed the issue 
set multiauth idle-timeout mac 300
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