Does hostapd recognize realms?

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Sep 6 09:13:25 PDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 05:05:27PM +0100, Panagiotis Georgopoulos wrote:

> foreign network based on the realm. Is there any way to bypass the need for
> a local AAA server that plays the role of the proxy and getting hostapd to
> forward the packets appropriately based on the realm?

>                 I am asking since hostapd has the functionality of an
> internal AAA server.

The internal AAA server does not support proxying requests to other
authentication servers and as such, this functionality is not supported
by hostapd without an external RADIUS server.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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