RADIUS Server initialization failed

Mr. Maloomnahi maloomnahi at indiatimes.com
Mon Oct 15 07:25:42 EDT 2007


Hi All,

I have been trying to set up EAP-TLS network on a machine A with TP Link AR5212 chipset with Linux Fedora Core 6 v2.6.18, MadWiFi v0.9.3.1 and Hostapd v0.5.8. 
I always recieve the same error that init has failed. 
I am trying to make the hostapd itself as the AP & RADIUS server also and the radius server and accounting server IP is given as 192.168.1.151 itself within hostapd.conf.
192.168.1.152 is the IP for the STA that is trying to associate to AP at 151.
Please let me know the solution or the mistake done.

Following is the valus inside the file hostapd.radius_clients
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192.168.1.151     secret
192.168.1.152     secret

Following is the DUMP
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[root at localhost hostapd-0.5.8]# hostapd -Kt -ddddd hostapd_EAP.conf
Configuration file: hostapd_EAP.conf
1192446575.618039: ctrl_interface_group=0
1192446575.618315: eapol_version=1
1192446575.621234: TLS: Trusted root certificate(s) loaded
Configure bridge br0 for EAPOL traffic.
1192446575.662625: madwifi_set_iface_flags: dev_up=0
madwifi_set_privacy: enabled=0
BSS count 1, BSSID mask ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff (0 bits)
1192446575.662964: RADIUS SRV: Invalid line 3 in '/etc/hostapd.radius_clients'
No RADIUS clients configured.
RADIUS server initialization failed.
1192446575.663031: eth1: Unable to setup interface.
1192446575.663044: Flushing old station entries
madwifi_sta_deauth: addr=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff reason_code=3
ioctl[IEEE80211_IOCTL_SETMLME]: Invalid argument
1192446575.663121: madwifi_sta_deauth: Failed to deauth STA (addr ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff reason 3)
Could not connect to kernel driver.
1192446575.663185: Deauthenticate all stations
rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
madwifi_set_ieee8021x: enabled=0
1192446575.663543: madwifi_set_iface_flags: dev_up=0
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Also eagerly waiting for the answer on: http://lists.shmoo.com/pipermail/hostap/2007-October/016151.html 

Thanks
PPN

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