eapol_test name resolution has suddenly broke!

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Sep 10 19:37:42 EDT 2006


On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 10:27:47AM +0100, Josh Howlett wrote:

> I have been using eapol_test regularly to test EAP authentication 
> against remote RADIUS servers.
> 
> Recently it just stopped working for no obvious reason. It seemed to be 
> timing out:

Recently? As in the exact same command line worked before?

> I then tried using the IP address of the remote server (rather than the 
> hostname) and it started working! Name resolution on the system appears 
> to be working normally otherwise...

See usage:

  -a<AS IP> = IP address of the authentication server, default 127.0.0.1

There is no name resolution in eapol_test..

> Anyone got any suggestions how to fix this?

By following the supported command line options? ;-)

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