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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.

  • Supported models: GL-AR300M Series, GL-USB150, GL-AR750, GL-AR750S, GL-B1300, GL-S1300, GL-AP1300, GL-E750, GL-X750, GL-MiFi, GL-XE300, GL-AX1800, GL-B2200, GL-X300B, GL-X1200, GL-AXT1800, GL-A1300

  • Not supported models: GL-MT300N-V2, microuter-N300, GL-MT1300, GL-MV1000W, GL-MV1000, GL-SF1200, GL-SFT1200, GL-MT2500/GL-MT2500A, GL-MT3000, GL-X3000, GL-S200

Connect via web Admin Panel

1. Visit the web Admin Panel

repeater scan

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

repeater scanning

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


repeater ssid choose other

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

repeater Wi-Fi security

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

4. Type

repeater type

Choose 2.4G or 5G.

5. User Name and Password

repeater username 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

Please login to LuCI.

2. Connect to EAP Wi-Fi

Go to Network -> Wireless.

luci menu network wireless

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

luci wireless overview

Join the network you want.

luci join network