eap-mschapv2

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Fri Aug 6 04:24:22 EDT 2004


On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 09:47:28PM +1000, Simon Males wrote:

> <quote>
> Following methods are also support, but since they do not generate 
> keying material, they cannot be used with WPA or IEEE 802.1X WEP keying.
> 	# EAP-MSCHAPv2
> </quote>
> 
> Could someone give me a little more detail as to what this means. My 
> understanding is that EAP-MSCHAPv2 and others are not true WPA thus will 
> not be supported by wpa_supplicant ?

wpa_supplicant supports EAP-MSCHAPv2 in authentication, but it does not
support key generation from EAP-MSCHAPv2. In other words, EAP-MSCHAPv2
can be used as an inner authentication method with EAP-PEAP and
EAP-TTLS.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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