MAC ADDRESS FROM EAP METHOD LEVEL

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Mar 2 13:37:29 EST 2009


On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 11:49:28AM +0100, Fernando wrote:

> Becasue I want to store all the MAC ADDRs of the authenticators where 
> the peer has been attached. It is for optimizacion purposes.

MAC address of the authenticator is by no means a good mechanism for
figuring out whether the authentication server is still the same. Which
EAP method are you using? Wouldn't there be any method specific
information that could be used instead?

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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