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MAC filter in windows server 2003

i have windows server 2003 and hp procurve 3500yl as the edge switch, with the procurve switches it has many unmanaged hubs connected, the clients are connected to the unmanaged hubs

i dont have a budget to buy anymore hardwares.
what are the posibilities to do MAC filtering?

i want to have a database of MAC address in the server, and those MAC address can only be connected to the network
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ammadeyy
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ammadeyy
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KCTSCommented:
There is no MAC filtering in Windows 2003. You could I suppose set all DHCP to use reservations based on MACs but I don't really see the point as it would not stop an non-dhcp machine.

Some routers allow MAC filtering (especially on wireless connections) but that is dependant on your routers/switches etc.)
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mikecrCommented:
If you have you're servers are on the switch, you could create user accounts in AD for the mac addresses, or local, on the 2003 Server, set up Internet Authentication Service, and use 802.1x authentication on your switch. Keep in mind that I'm not exactly sure this would work since you have more then one MAC address coming through the switch port to authenticate.
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LebnitzCommented:
I think you should check this manual, from HP

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/networking/software/3500_5400_6200_AccSecGde-July2006-59913828.pdf

Chapter 4, Web and MAC authentication.

You need to config 2003 server as a Radius server, using Internet Authe Service (IAS)
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