wired 802.1x supplicent open source where i can get it?

Patrice Oliver patrice.oliver at ch-beaune.fr
Tue Dec 4 09:48:31 CET 2007


Guy Davies a écrit :
> Hi Alan,
> The supplicant is the software on the device trying to connect, rather
> than the server.  Unless FreeRADIUS has moved in a totally different
> direction from when I was using it frequently, it is purely a RADIUS
> server (the authentication server in the 802.1x process).
> FreeRADIUS will certainly help the original poster because it
> implements many of the EAP methods required.
> He will also need an Ethernet switch that acts as an 802.1x authenticator.
> I don't know if wpa_supplicant can also support wired 802.1x
> authentication, but it would certainly be a good place to start when
> looking to develop one.
I did not test it, but I wonder that wpa_supplicant may work since you 
have to setup on which interface it works. For my part, if your wired 
interface supports WPA/WPA2, it should work with the use of a 802.1x 
compliant switch.
> Rgds,
> Guy
> On 03/12/2007, A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk <A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> Hi,
>>> I am satyanarayana,we are working to implement 802.1x wired supplicent ,
>>> But Tried a lot by checking somany sites But i didn't get that open source.
>>> If any body knows the site are any details Please send to me.
>> freeradius is an existing supplicant which can do wired and wireless
>> 802.1X
>> www.freeradius.org
>> do you want to IMPLEMENT 802.1X AAA, or do you want to create your
>> own wired supplicant client and/or server??
>> alan
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