Authentication using LDAP for 802.1x

Olivier Beytrison olivier at
Wed Jun 19 15:24:24 CEST 2013

On 19.06.2013 14:58, A.L.M.Buxey at wrote:
> Hi,
>> I will make it short and easy.
>> You can't do LDAP authentication with 802.1x. EAP needs the password of
>> the user in cleartext. if it's not in your ldap, you're screwed.
> ..EAP-TTLS/PAP ?  ;-)

yeah. ok. missed this one :p I'm so used to do mschapv2 with eap that I
tend to forget this possibility.

(and I do it with ldap, but with edir. I love edir.)


 Olivier Beytrison
 Network & Security Engineer, HES-SO Fribourg
 Mail: olivier at

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