Regarding HS2.0 client credential block

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Jun 22 05:21:37 EDT 2013


On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 09:08:28AM +0530, Shyam wrote:
> I know from the supplicant implementation that
> - Domain Name from the credential block of a client is compared with the
> Domain Name List of an AP to figure out Roaming/Home Network.
> - Realm from the credential block of a client is compared against the Realm
> List from an AP.
> 
> Wanted to know as a use case scenario when the Realm and Domain Name are
> different?

That's used when the same credential (e.g., an account with one
operator) can be used in networks operated by someone else (i.e.,
roaming).

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