problem with 4 way handshake over wired driver
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Dec 7 11:31:01 EST 2005
On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 09:25:56AM +0000, Javi Bustamante wrote:
> I'm trying to perform WPA authentication over a wired ethernet using
> wpa_supplicant, hostapd and freeradius.
> I'm using the EAP-TLS method. The EAP authentication goes ok, the
> wpa_supplicant receives a EAP-SUCCESS message. The authenticator receives
> the MS-MPPE-Send-Key and MS-MPPE-Recv-Key from the radius, but the problem
> is that the 4 way handshake doesn't start. ?Why does not the 4 way
> handshake start?
Because 4-Way Handshake is not used over wired networks.. It is only for
> I have read that it is possible to integrate xsupplicant with
> wpa_supplicant using the -e option with the wpa_supplicant, but I can't
> find the -e option in the latest version (wpa_supplicant-0.4.7)
This was removed quite some time ago since no one seemed to be using
that option anymore. wpa_supplicant includes all the needed
functionality for IEEE 802.1X/EAP authentication so no external program
is needed for that.
> hostapd (ineteresting part):
These wpa options are not used for driver=wired.
> pairwise=CCMP TKIP
> group=CCMP TKIP
These WPA options are not used when using -Dwired.
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