user identification

Gunter Burchardt gbur at informatik.uni-rostock.de
Mon Sep 6 12:56:35 EDT 2004


> Hi there!
> I'm trying to find out how HostAP treats the user identification. I'd like
> to solve the problem on how I can provide and guarantee a certain QoS to
> a user who moves in a network made up by laptops running HostAP. A sort
> of hand off plus the QoS stuffs. And I need to know how HostAP recognize
> a user.

What did you mean with user identification? There is 802.1x to
recognize/authenticate a user. After it there is only the MAC address
with its keys (if WEP/WPA) to identify packets from/to the user. 

regards
gunter



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