Authentication when a router in between

crispin jacob crispin at
Tue Aug 24 19:15:35 EDT 2004

Hello ,
I have plan to separate out 802.1x authenticator part from HostAP and use it in a
wired lan switch .I have access and can work with the source code of the switch.

Can HostAP 802.1x authenticator , authenticate the wireless users in the following
configuration?ie, when the data has to passthrough a Hotspot router  which provides
wireless to wired interface?

Wireless PC1)))
Wireless PC2)))-(wireless)HotSpotRouter(wired)--Switch(wiredAuth.)-Radius
Wireless PC3)))


Crispin Jacob
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