LEAP support in Hostapd 0.9.5

Queenie de Melo queenie245 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 22:44:24 EST 2008


Thanks Jouni for your response.

Could you advise why I could be getting Leap Option at my Client end when I
use the authenticator as hostapd and I dont get the option with the same
client when I use a different authenticator(product DIR-655 - i dont know
internally which application acts like the authenticator)

Is there a way to check this and make sure the Clients connected to my AP in
which hostapd is the authenticator does not get LEAP option at the client
end ( else that will confuse them as Actually as u mentioned LEAP option
wont be present)

Looking forward for your reply.

Thanks in advance!
Queenie

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 12:25:48PM +0530, Queenie de Melo wrote:
>
> > I wanted to confirm if version 0.5.9 of hostapd supports LEAP or not.
>
> No, hostapd does not support LEAP. LEAP is not a standard compliant EAP
> method and as such, it would require special processing in the IEEE
> 802.1X Authenticator. Taken into account that LEAP has security issues,
> I have no plans on supporting this in the future either.
>
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