Connecting Windows XP wirelessly with EAP TKIP

McSparin, Joe jmcsparin at
Mon Jan 9 22:33:05 CET 2012

That particular how-to describes using eap-tls can windows XP use
eap-peap so that I don't have to have a certificate installed on the
client side? 

Joseph R. McSparin
Network Administrator
Hill Country Memorial Hospital
830 990 6638 phone
830 990 6623 fax
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Sent: Monday, January 09, 2012 12:02 PM
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Subject: Re: Connecting Windows XP wirelessly with EAP TKIP

McSparin, Joe wrote:
> Is there anything special that needs to be done on windows XP to
> wirelessly to an access point using FreeRadius.  I was connecting fine
> with Windows 7 but now tryng to connect windows XP there is nothing
> triggering the Radius server I am running in radiusd -X and when I
> connect the xp box nothing even happens.  Anyone ever seen this

  Lots.  There are tons of reasons why this doesn't work.  Most are on
the side of Windows XP is misconfigured.

  See the EAP-TLS howto pointed from my web page or the wiki.  It has a
step-by-step guide for XP that should work.

  Alan DeKok.
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