Preauthentication configuration

Leena Soman leenax at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 03:32:48 EST 2007


Thanks Jouni,
It did work after I bridged the 2 interfaces and specified the bridge
interface as the preauth interface in the hostapd configuration.
Thanks for your reply.
Leena.

On Dec 27, 2007 12:06 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 12:35:22PM +0530, Leena Soman wrote:
>
> > I want to configure my network so that my supplicant is able to
> > preauthenticate with an AP. For this,  I have 2 APs - AP1 - hostapd on
> Linux
> > and a Linksys  WRT54G -  AP2 , both with preauthentication enabled.  I
> have
> > configured both with the same SSID, the security policy being
> WPA2-EAP(TLS).
> > My supplicant gets associated successfully with AP1 and then I also see
> it
> > sending out an EAPOL-Start on the wireless interface, with the
> destination
> > mac address of AP2. But I don't see anything being received at AP2. Do I
> > need to configure the hostpad interfaces as a birdge?
>
> You will need to make sure that the AP sends RSN pre-authentication
> packets properly. In most cases, this means that the WLAN interface and
> wired interface will need to be bridged together.
>
>
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