Getting DD-WRT to work with FreeRadius and LEAP authentication

Alan DeKok aland at
Sun Jun 2 23:34:48 CEST 2013

Kostya wrote:
> I am trying to set up a WPA2 Enterprise protected network with
> FreeRadius as the radius server.
> I have configured everything and it was working fine. Then I realised
> that I need to use LEAP to replicate a specific environment to test.

  You should avoid LEAP.  It's insecure.

> I am struggling with this for the entire day, I tried many different
> configurations but nothing seems to help.
> Basically nothing happens after the Access-Challenge message is sent to
> the router.

  Then the issue isn't FreeRADIUS.  It's the client PC.

  Are you sure it supports LEAP?  Most don't.

> Does anyone have experience getting LEAP to work with DD-WRT and FreeRadius?

  FreeRADIUS sends LEAP to the DD-WRT, which forwards it to the client
PC.  If the client PC doesn't respond, then FreeRADIUS and DD-WRT aren't

  Alan DeKok.

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