802.1x troubles...

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Fri Aug 13 05:34:40 EDT 2004


On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 08:28:13AM -0700, Larry LeBlanc wrote:

> Jouni: I don't think removing minimal_eap is necessarily the right 
> answer - once I understood its limitations it was quite useful, allowing 
> me to verify basic 802.1x functionality before adding too many new 
> software components to the mix (eg freeRADIUS). What would be useful for 
> people like me is an additional comment in hostapd.conf indicating that 
> dynamic WEP doesn't work with minimal_eap. The current comment just says 
> it should only be used for testing which is exactly what I was trying to 
> use it for.

I added such a comment in hostapd.conf and in addition, I ended up
changing hostapd to reject minimal_eap=1 configuration if dynamic WEP
keys are configured.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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