EAP-TLS problem

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Feb 18 09:45:43 CET 2013

On 02/18/2013 06:31 AM, Tobias Hachmer wrote:
> Hello Muhammad,
> On 18.02.2013 07:17, Muhammad Nadeem wrote:
>> Now I want to practically test EAP-TLS with freeradius on REDHAT 5. I
>> have configured eap.confg to use EAP-TLS. But i don't know , how to
>> send requests to freeradius server, so that he can authenticate the
>> user using TLS (with digital certificate).
>> Can anyone help me, thanks in advance..
> You will need a RADIUS Client, e.g.
>    - wireless access point
>    - lan switch
> which acts as the RADIUS Client (Authenticator in 802.1X terminology).
> Both have to support 802.1X and RADIUS.
> Without you won't be able to test EAP-TLS. I am not aware of a simulator
> client program.

Thankfully, this isn't correct. You can use "eapol_test" which comes 
with the "wpa_supplicant" source to test pretty much every EAP type 
there is, including EAP-TLS.

To the OP - download wpa_supplicant sources and build eapol_test.

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