how to use wpa_supplicant on wpa network with peap andcredentialing
mistamaila at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 02:30:59 EDT 2006
so i DO need a certificate? once i get it working in xp, should the
file be local in XP and i can get it from there?
On 7/18/06, Maureen Lai <maureenlai at allion.com> wrote:
> How about try this configure in wpa_supplicant.conf in wpa_supplicant
> tar ball.
> # EAP-PEAP/MSCHAPv2 configuration for RADIUS servers that use the new
> I think you might need to get a certificate file (ca.pem) from your
> radius server first.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces+maureenlai=allion.com at shmoo.com
> [mailto:hostap-bounces+maureenlai=allion.com at shmoo.com] On Behalf Of
> John H.
> Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 10:28 AM
> To: Andrew Barr
> Cc: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: Re: how to use wpa_supplicant on wpa network with peap
> hmm, i did as i thought i was told to do, but it caused an error in my
> config file and not until i commented out the entry could i use
> wpa_supplicant for other networks. here is what i had
> # ssid="schoolssid"
> # proto=WPA
> # key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
> # pairwise=TKIP
> # group=TKIP
> # scan_ssid=1
> # eap=PEAP
> # identity="username"
> # password="password"
> On 7/17/06, Andrew Barr <andrew.james.barr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Monday 17 July 2006 17:00, John H. wrote:
> > > sorry, certificates, that's the word they used. would i need to do
> > > anything for that?
> > Well, for PEAP the usual setup is to validate the server certificate
> > prevent rogue APs and password stealing and the like. You don't HAVE
> to do
> > it, and in the case of my university they don't provide a public key
> > certificate so I can't (although I understand it might be possible to
> > it out of the authentication stream). You can ignore the certificate
> (if it
> > is just a server cert validation like I described above), or you can
> > a certificate public key file (see the documentation for acceptable
> > to wpa_supplicant. There is an example configuration file distributed
> > wpa_supplicant that should have the exact parameter name in it.
> > --
> > Andrew Barr | http://www.oakcourt.dyndns.org/~andrew/ | GPG:
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