Radius, Radsec, Diameter [was: Silly question - secure Radius?]

Alan DeKok aland at ox.org
Sat Jul 9 07:04:23 CEST 2005

Stefan Winter <freeradius-users-ml at stefan-winter.de> wrote:
> Speaking of a radar - is an implementation of the Diameter protocol
> something you have on that radar as well?

  Why the heck would we do that?

> To my knowledge, no real usable implementation exists. The only
> serious thing on Open Source side I have seen is opendiameter
> (www.opendiameter.org), but they are only providing libraries for
> Diameter internals so far. If you want to do a real, practical task,
> like "I would like to authnuse Active Directory as a backend
> authentication and TTLS-PAP for the credential transport" you are
> pretty much on your own right now.

  See "wire diameter", from Taiwan.  I recall it's a student project,
but it does give a minimal diameter server.

  But again, can you think of *one* client implementation of diameter?
I can't.

  Alan DeKok.

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