Logging config to get certificate details
j.potter at bathspa.ac.uk
Mon Mar 25 10:06:39 CET 2019
Thanks for the quick reply!
So doesn't the client return a PEAP request containing the MSCHAPv2 request
encrypted using the server certificate? My hope was that if a client device
wasn't using a cert at all, I could see the format of the reply or
something similar... but then if the clients are using whatever cert is
sent out, but not validating it, that wouldn't show up.
OK, so, plan B - if I set up a rogue access point (FreeRadius WPE or
similar with a self signed certificate), I could see who connects
regardless of the dubious cert, then chase them up. Would that work?
On Mon, 25 Mar 2019 at 08:55, Alan DeKok <aland at deployingradius.com> wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2019, at 4:53 AM, Jim Potter <j.potter at bathspa.ac.uk> wrote:
> > We have a PEAP eduroam setup here, and I have a suspicion that not all
> > users are using/validating the server certificate - I know we can set the
> > clients up to not use certificates and they can still connect fine. (I'm
> > not completely clear on the PEAP process and whether the clients are
> > using the server cert but aren't validating it, or whether no cert is
> > at all in this case).
> You can't tell what the client is doing.
> The server sends the certs to the client, and the client either
> validates them, or ignores them. It doesn't tell the server what it's
> > So what I'd like to find out is if I can set the server logging up to
> > out about the certificates used by each client - whether a cert is being
> > requested, and if so, whether the certificate is being validated by the
> > clients. I know this is primarily a client issue, but I'm looking for
> > of this from the server so I can see how widespread this is. I've tried
> > auth_goodpass/auth_badpass (no luck), I'm not sure where next to look on
> > this - does anyone have any advice?
> This information is available only on the client. The client doesn't
> tell anyone else what it's doing.
> Alan DeKok.
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