EAP library

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Fri Jul 10 18:21:50 EDT 2015


On Fri, 2015-07-10 at 21:31 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> (A complete context switch...)
> 
> I'm looking at implementing Junos Pulse VPN support, in the OpenConnect
> VPN client. (I have Network Connect support already, but it's a *vile*
> protocol and it only supports Legacy IP.)
> 
> Junos Pulse uses EAP (including EAP-TLS) over TNC IF-T (over TLS). I'd
> *really* like to avoid having to reinvent the wheel, and I'm looking
> longingly at the EAP implementation in wpa_supplicant.
> 
> Is there any prospect of making it into a library that can be used by
> external projects? Or should I just plan on copying code from it?

We used to have a patch in Fedora that created "libeap" from
wpa_supplicant, which grew out of the Intel WiMAX daemon effort.
Unfortunately, it was also *vile* and unsupported upstream :)  So we
killed it with fire F21+.  But you could use it as a starting point
perhaps.

Dan



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