Version 3.0.4 Centos 7 EAP-TLS : EAP failure

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Feb 8 03:48:17 CET 2016

On Feb 7, 2016, at 7:07 PM, John Teasley <ollieteasley at> wrote:
> Well looks like from this point it maybe NetworkManager and how it deals
> with the certs. Using wpa_supplicant I am able to connect using the
> WPA_SUPPLICANT_CONFIG block below. Once I get everything sorted out I will
> redo the certs. However, I dont get why this is not working with
> NetworkManager.

  Look at the debug logs.

> That will be for another forum I guess. I am curious though
> if my traffic is now encrypted ( even though the certs are just the
> snake-oil certs) when connecting using wpa_supplicant outside of network
> manager.

  The WiFi encryption depends on EAP completing successfully.  It doesn't depend on the contents of the certificates.

  The "snake oil" certificates are just normal certificates.  The only unusual thing about them is that they're not created from a well-known certificate authority.

  Alan DeKok.

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