LEAP support in Hostapd 0.9.5

Jouni Malinen j
Tue Nov 18 05:57:46 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 12:25:48PM +0530, Queenie de Melo wrote:

> I wanted to confirm if version 0.5.9 of hostapd supports LEAP or not.

No, hostapd does not support LEAP. LEAP is not a standard compliant EAP
method and as such, it would require special processing in the IEEE
802.1X Authenticator. Taken into account that LEAP has security issues,
I have no plans on supporting this in the future either.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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