TL-WA850RE Spoofing clients mac address on AP Mode
I use several TL-WA850RE, configured on AP Mode .
I know TPLink call this "Repeater", but when I choosed to work on Acess Point Mode, everything was supposing to work as expected (layer 2 switching)
Although, I found today (on the worst way), that my wifi client mac addresses are spoofed. This means that TL-WA850RE changes the registry of the real mac address of the wi fi device that connects to the AP, and sets a virtual (random) one.
I can't have this behaviour on my network. I must be able to audit and limit connections by real mac address.
I know this (virtual mac address) is the way that TPLink implement repeater mode. But it's not supposed to do the same on AP Mode.
What's happening? Is this behaviour planned? Is this a firmware bug? Is there any workaround in order to allow the expecected behaviour?
I really apreciate your answer ASAP. I'm in a big problem if I have to discard all the TL-WA850RE units that I bought...