How to use eapol_test for running EAP-Peer and Radius Client on separate machines

Jouni Malinen j at
Sat Aug 4 04:47:01 EDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 06:14:36PM +0200, Aamer Sattar wrote:
> For the Radius packets, they are sent/received over UDP. But what about the
> EAP-Requests/Responses. Are they sent/received between EAP-Peer and Radius
> Client over TCP/Unix socket/UDP in eapol_test??

eapol_test handles that internally with direct function calls.

> I want to  transport EAP  messages over TCP connection between EAP-Peer and
> Radius Client for EAP-SIM testing.

Why with TCP?

> About the preauth_test, Can I use it for EAP-SIm testing between EAP-Peer
> and Eap-Server?

Yes, but it won't use TCP (it uses a special ethertype reserved for this

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