hostapd - what "eap_authenticator" option actually is for?

Ajeet Nankani fromkth+hostap at fastmail.fm
Fri Mar 18 05:40:47 EST 2005


> The authenticator you are talking about is IEEE 802.1X authenticator.
> EAP authenticator is the server side endpoint for EAP authentication.
> The name "eap_authenticator" is used because it enables functionality
> called "EAP Authenticator".

Aha, i was mixing EAP Authenticator with 802.1x Authenticator, but now 
after understanding it, i fully agree with you.

But it would be good to move all these options in new section, as you 
also agreed.

-ajeet.



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