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Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)


You can connect to EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) Wi-Fi network which requires username and password authentication on GL.iNet routers.

This guide is how to connect an EAP Wi-Fi network via Admin Panel.

  • All models are supported EAP EXCEPT GL-MT300N-V2, microuter-N300, GL-MT1300

Connect via Admin Panel

1. Visit the Admin Panel

Visit the Admin Panel and click “Scan” in the Internet -> Repeater.

You can find and connect to the EAP SSID to connect directly.


Or choose “Other” in the end of drop-down list of SSID, then select EAP type in Wi-Fi Security drop-down list.

3. Wi-Fi Security

Currently, we only support two types: 802.1X EAP/WPA and 802.1X EAP/WPA2.

4. Type

Choose 2.4G or 5G.

5. User Name and Password

Enter your User Name and Password and then click join.

Connect via LuCI

Our web page only supports few EAP types for now so you may need to connect via LuCI page in most situations.

1. Visit the LuCI page

Go to MORE SETTINGS->Advanced.

Input your web password.

Then you will enter LuCI page.

2. Connect to EAP wifi

Go to Network->Wifi(or Wireless).

Click 'Scan' on 2.4G section or 5G section.

Join the network you want.

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