MAC ADDRESS FROM EAP METHOD LEVEL

Fernando fbernal at um.es
Fri Feb 27 08:00:54 EST 2009



Fernando wrote:
> Jouni Malinen wrote:
>   
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 11:28:56AM +0100, Fernando wrote:
>>
>>   
>>     
>>> How can I obtain the MAC ADDR, where the supplicant is attached, from a 
>>> EAP METHOD?
>>>     
>>>       
>> There is no generic mechanism for this. In addition, please note that
>> EAP can be used on top of transports that do not even use MAC addresses.
>> I would assume you are talking about a case where IEEE 802.1X/EAPOL is
>> used and the "MAC ADDR" would be referring to the MAC address of the
>> Authenticator. Is that correct?
>>     
>     Yes.
>   
>>  Could you please describe what this
>> address would be used for inside the EAP method?
>>   
>>     
> Becasue I want to store all the MAC ADDRs of the authenticators where 
> the peer has been attached. It is for optimizacion purposes.
>
>   
Another question... where is the pmksa caching implemented? I want to 
dissable it.

Thanks,
Fernando.
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