Help with 802.1x Certificate

Tyller D tyllerd at
Fri Sep 14 16:38:46 CEST 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Alan DeKok <aland at>wrote:

> Tyller D wrote:
> > I have everything configured and working when I disabled "validate
> > server Certificate" on windows.
> > I have a wildcard certificate purchased from
>   I'm not sure that will work.

Is there a reason for that? Godaddy is in the list of servers to validate

> > I had a problem when using it with apache as I had to add the
> > intermediate chain in the config but can't find a place to do that in
> > FreeRaius.
>   You should have the CA cert, and all of the certs leading to the
> server certificate.

Correct, I do. But which one do add as "certificate_file" in eap.conf?

> > When Auth fails because of validation then I get this in Freeradius debug
>   So... did you read eap.conf, and configure the certificates as
> documented there?
Are you referring to this?

  - Windows requires the root certificates to be on the client PC.
    If it doesn't have them, you will see the same issue as above.

I'm just guessing but it seems like that would be the cause.

> > Is there something that I can do to get this to work?
>   Read the documentation?

My question is, all the certificates leading to the  server certifcate -
where do I add them?

>   Alan DeKok.
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