HostAP + WEP rekeying + hostapd.conf

Oleg Izhvanov OIzhvanov at
Tue Mar 18 13:49:55 EST 2003

Israel Cardenas Romero wrote:
> i'm using HostAP and 802.1x executing this command:
> hostapd -x -o192.168.49.222 -a192.168.49.222 -ssecret_pass -SSecureAP -b5 -i
> 5 wlan0 &
> It's running OK using FreeRADIUS in the same machine, with EAP-TLS
> authentication
> I've two questions:
> 1. I've read about a 'hostapd.conf' file, but I don't know this file'
> structure. Where can I find it ? I want to configure rekeying time and I
> don't know how to do it in the command line...

The contents of this file is self-descriptory.

> 2. Is there any method to use EAP-TLS without client certification, using
> something like 'login/password' ?

No. EAP-TLS is the protocol based on certificates. If you want to use
'login/password' authentintication consider using EAP-LEAP. It is
is supported in the current CVS version of FreeRADIUS server.

BR, Oleg Izhvanov <oleg.izhvanov at>

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