EAP MD5 authentication

Zoltan Ori z.ori at morehead-st.edu
Tue Jun 21 14:39:00 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 21 June 2005 07:13, Sudha wrote:
> Hi List..
> I'm trying EAP MD5 authentication using free radius but since MD5 doesn't
> generate any keys, I'm getting an error message "Failed to generate key". 
> Generally MD5 is used in the phase2 of TLS or PEAP and that is working
> fine.  Is it possible to establish EAP MD5 authentication without using,
> TLS or PEAP. The information in the supplicant.conf file is as:

If you have included MD5 in your eap.conf, it will work whether other  EAP 
types, TLS or PEAP, are the default. The following has always worked for me. 
I'm assuming that you are doing this on a wired port and the NAS is 
configured properly. From the description of your problem, I am guessing it 
is not.

eap {
	default_eap_type = peap
	ignore_unknown_eap_types = no
	md5 {


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