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Mon Jun 3 00:10:54 EDT 2013


802.1x or is anything more needed?

*Driver:*

Is the default ethernet driver that comes with ubuntu 14.04 for intel
family of chips is compatible ?

Thankyou for your time.

Thanks,
Sarah

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<div dir=3D"ltr">Hi,<div><br></div><div>=C2=A0 Would like to have a 802.1x =
authentication on a wired set up , using wpa_supplicant, hostapd code</div>=
<div><br></div><div><b>Wired setup</b> - Supplicant connected via ethernet =
to Authenticator and Authenticator to radius server is anyways connected vi=
a ethernet</div><div><br></div><div><b>Current Setup I have</b>: 3 Ubuntu l=
aptops , one running wpa_supplicant, another running =C2=A0hostapd as Authe=
nticator and 3rd one as radius server. 802.1x authentication goes through f=
ine.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Hardware requirements:</b></div><div><br><=
/div><div>Since Authenticator(laptop), has only one ethernet port, how do w=
e achieve connecting it to supplicant and server? Should we use a hub/Switc=
h or something? As long as the Authenticator code can run on the laptop, fo=
r handling the port, i can get the devices.</div><div><br></div><div><b>Sof=
tware changes:</b></div><div><br></div><div><b>wpa_supplicant:</b></div><di=
v><br></div><div>Is invoking the wpa_supplicant with=C2=A0<span style=3D"co=
lor:rgb(0,0,0);white-space:pre-wrap">-Dwired option and using the below in =
conf file  sufficient to make it wired supplicant?</span></div><div><pre st=
yle=3D"color:rgb(0,0,0);word-wrap:break-word;white-space:pre-wrap">ctrl_int=
erface=3D/var/run/wpa_supplicant
ctrl_interface_group=3Dwheel
ap_scan=3D0
network=3D{
	key_mgmt=3DIEEE8021X
	eap=3DMD5
	identity=3D&quot;user&quot;
	password=3D&quot;password&quot;
	eapol_flags=3D0
}
</pre></div><div><b>Hostapd:</b></div><div><br></div><div>In the defconfig =
., enable WIRED_DRIVER and then in conf file, interface will be made to eth=
0.</div><div><br></div><div>From the software perspective,are the above goo=
d enough to test the wired 802.1x or is anything more needed?</div><div><br=
></div><div><b><u>Driver:</u></b></div><div><b><u><br></u></b></div><div>Is=
 the default ethernet driver that comes with ubuntu 14.04 for intel family =
of chips is compatible ?</div><div><br></div><div>Thankyou for your time.</=
div><div><br></div><div>Thanks,</div><div>Sarah</div><div><span style=3D"co=
lor:rgb(0,0,0);white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></div><div><br></div><div><=
br></div></div>

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