The reason why you would want to whitelist or blacklist a device will vary; below we have listed a few reasons and examples where whitelisting or blacklisting a device would come in handy:
Why whitelist a device?
- Grant non-restrictive access to staff or clients.
- Grant access to a dedicated machine that requires permanent internet access.
- Grant access to a device that isn't capable of handling captive portals.
Why blacklist a device?
- Abusive devices
- Abusive users