Can I use 801.1x but also allow plain connections

Gunter Burchardt gbur at informatik.uni-rostock.de
Mon Sep 20 23:59:16 EDT 2004


> If I use hostapd with all the 802.1x security (Radius, EAP,dynamic keys),
> what happens to stations that don't even try to authenticate? 
> 
> For example users that haven't set up, or even don't have supplicant
> software. Is it possible to allow them access too. Ofcourse in that case
> I'd like to limit them (with iptables) only to an info page, allowing
> them to download and setup the supplicant software.
> 
> Is this possible with hostapd?

No. hostap has no net device for unauthorized stations.

regards
gunter



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