Open source 802.1x authenticator
Fri Aug 12 10:11:58 PDT 2011
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 06:24:49PM +0200, Aur?lien Geron wrote:
> Apparently hostapd is more for WiFi access, but it seems to include a 802.1x authenticator. Is it possible to use hostapd purely for 802.1x access control, without using WiFi at all?
Yes. Though, you would most likely need to add some code to actually
implement port control (i.e., unauthorize/authorize ports) depending on
what kind of policy you want to have on forwarding actual data frames.
Jouni Malinen PGP id EFC895FA
More information about the Hostap