802.1x authentication problem

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Sep 30 18:55:28 PDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 04:00:21PM +0530, manishas at cdacindia.com wrote:

>   i am trying to use differnt authentication method using host ap driver.
> i have used external RADIUS server for authentication.i have win2000 as a 
> client and i am trying to authenticate this client using MD5 method.but i am 
> unable to do this.would anybody has solution to this problem?

Well, one would need to get some more details in addition "it does not
work" to be able to help with this.. Debug logs from hostapd or the
client supplicant could be useful..

> is there any way to specify which algorithm should use in host ap?

As far as authentication is concerned, not really.. However, if you want
to use dynamic WEP key generation (wep_key_len_broadcast or
wep_key_len_unicast non-zero in hostapd.conf), you must use an EAP
method that provides suitable master key for this. EAP-MD5 is not such a

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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