HostAP and Nessus

Derek Schuff schuffdl
Wed Jun 2 08:05:48 PDT 2004

Here's an answer, but I'm by no means an authority on this!

I don't think there's any way in the 802.1X protocol per se that allows this. 
However I have heard of an extension to TTLS (another inner auth method) that 
will allow something like this. The Funk people told us when they were here 
that they (and Microsoft I believe) were working on a way to do, for example 
virus scanning within the TTLS auth. I don't know if this would apply to 
nessus-type scans or not, nor can I remember what they called it (I think 
Funk and MS had different names for it).  Sorry, maybe someone else can 
remember the name. :)


On Wednesday 02 June 2004 10:51 am, Daniel Walther wrote:
> Hello,
> It is possible to scan the clients with nessus before they get access to
> the wireless network?
> I want to check each client with a defined policy before they get access.
> Doeas anyone have implemented such a solution yet?
> Thanks in advance for your answers.
> Regards
> Daniel
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