How does hostapd interact with an external RADIUS server?

Ming-Ching Tiew mctiew
Sat Jul 23 13:27:29 PDT 2011

--- On Sat, 7/23/11, Harshal Chhaya <harshal at> wrote:
> >
> > hostapd does not even know that the RADIUS server died
> until there is a
> > need for a new authentication.. No clients are
> disconnect or forced to
> > re-authenticate in case of RADIUS issues.

In one of the testing I did, I noticed that when the STA disconnects and connects again, the re-connection does not get sent to the radius. It's seems the user can get reconnected without making new accept-request to the radius server again. That's funny !


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