eapol_test tool against other servers than freeradius

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Jun 13 05:31:04 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 11:34:37AM +0200, Dana Blanaru wrote:

> Is it possible to use eapol_test tool to test other authentication servers?
> I want to test our AAA server using eapol_test tool and i don't know how to
> link these 2 together.

Sure. There is nothing FreeRADIUS-specific in eapol_test.

> Did anybody tried to do this? How to setup my server in order to work with
> eapol_test?

Yes, I use eapol_test to test wpa_supplicant EAP peer implementation
against number of RADIUS authentication servers. The server side does
not need any additional configuration apart from allowing the host that
you use to run eapol_test on to act as a RADIUS client. In other words,
you will just need to configure that host as a NAS/client in the RADIUS
server configuration. At that point, you will also assign a shared
secret for the client (i.e., the one that you set with -s option for

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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