RTC required for wpa_supplicant?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Tue Jun 28 22:57:31 EDT 2005


On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 05:40:21PM -0700, Lutful Khan wrote:

> Will it be possible to implement 802.1X/EAP-TLS client on a SBC without
> a RTC?

EAP-TLS requires that the client has a more or less correct concept of
the current time in order to be able to validate certificates properly.
It would be possible to disable this validation, but that would happen
at the cost of reduced security.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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