Basic Q's re wpa_supplicant

Morgan Read mstuff at pl.net
Sun Aug 29 21:26:50 EDT 2004


Thanks, your assumption's correct.  I'll give the wpa_supplicant a go.
Regards,
Morgan.

Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 10:15:18AM -0400, Morgan Read wrote:
> 
> 
>>To connect to a network running 801.1x peap mschapv1 with my hostap
>>driver do I need to:
> 
> 
> Do you really mean mschap v1 and not v2? I'm assuming, for now, that you
> are trying to use IEEE 802.1X with EAP-PEAP/MSCHAPv2 which is quite
> common selection..
> 
> 
>>run hostapd?
> 
> 
> No, it is only used in an AP.
> 
> 
>>run wpa_supplicant?
>>run open1x xsupplicant
> 
> 
> I have certain preference towards using wpa_supplicant ;-), but either
> one of them should work, assuming you are not using WPA.
> 
> 
>>upgrade the card's firmware to v1.7?
> 
> 
> This would be needed only if you are going to use WPA (in that case, you
> would also be better of using wpa_supplicant). If you are using dynamic
> WEP keys, you do not need to have STA f/w v1.7.x or newer.
> 

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