Reply-message and supplicant

Arran Cudbard-Bell A.Cudbard-Bell at
Fri Jun 5 17:17:40 CEST 2009

On 5/6/09 15:21, A.L.M.Buxey at wrote:
> Hi,
>> Hi Sergio,
>>> Is possible that Reply-message can be seen from laptops running the supplicant?
>> Not with EAP no. You can use EAP-Notification packets, but very few supplicants display the contents to the user, and the server doesn't support their generation.
> which is why rather useful messages can be sent from RADIUS server to RADIUS
> server so that admins can see what is going on but the users dont get to
> see such information

No they can't. Reply-Messages are prohibited in packets containing EAP-Message attributes.

Which is why I specified an alternate VSA :P


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