HELP configuring AP with MScheap auth.

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Thu Jul 14 13:22:39 EDT 2011


On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 02:09:07PM -0500, Richard Miles wrote:
> I need to configure a AP exactly as my actual cisco AP, it uses the
> LEAP / EAP - MScheap authentication, yes, the one where the username
> is in clear-text and also there is a challenge and a password hash.
> Well, buy Cisco APs for that is expensive, so I would like to do it
> with free software. I have a Linux box with kernel 2.6 and 2 USB
> network cards for this. I have one Alfa awus036h and a Edimax EW-
> 7318USg. What is the best for my case?

LEAP is not secure and should not really be used for anything. In
addition to that, it is a horrible hack that does not comply with normal
EAP method behavior and as such, it is not supported by hostapd and
there are no plans on supporting it in the future either.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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