Hostap 5 + madwifi ? + External MAC Address Auth using Dynamic Vlan (Windows Radius Server)
valdez at coldinside.org
Thu Nov 20 12:29:03 EST 2008
> > We are working on some Wireless AP firmwares? we are using HostAP 3 and
> > HostaAP 5 in each one of them.
What exactly are you referring to with "HostAP 3" and "HostAP 5"?
I mean the hostapd version 0.3 and version 0.5 ...
(I'm not very well into the whole history of releases and versions )
> > while for HostAp 5, It finishes in:
> > .set_sta_vlan = madwifi_set_sta_vlan
Where did you get this "HostAp 5"?
Well, I'm not really sure where is it coming from, I think it's a thirdparty that's got licensing...
I think it is devicescape...?
> > I?d also like to know about the PMKSA caching?what is it for? How does
> > it work?
It can be used to skip full IEEE 802.1X/EAPOL/EAP authentication when
returning to the same WPA2-Enterprise AP (or with RSN
pre-authentication even when associating with it for the first time if
pre-authentication was used with that AP).
Oh I see... I am seeing that when using external MAC ADDRESS auth with Radius,
instead of "assigning" the dynamic vlan ID to a "sta" structure, it is done
in a "cache" struct... why is that...?
Do we need to have ieee8021x enabled in order to be able to use this kind of
MAC ADDR authentication process?
Thank your for your time Jouni.
-- Jouni Malinen PGP id EFC895FA
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