phil lemelin phil.lemelin
Sun Mar 29 13:06:18 PDT 2009

2009/3/29 new conf <newconfig at>

> Hello to all;
> I'm using 802.1x protocol with EAP-TLS and a Radius for authentication. To
> send informations with TLS, it's konwen that public key must be exchanged
> between server and client.
> In wpa_supplicant's configuration file, we must also add the private key of
> the client, otherwise, there will be a problem in the connection to the
> server!!
> Can you explain me why must we specify the private key ?
That's how EAP-TLS protocol works.

If you dont want to specify a private key, use EAP-TTLS. In that case, you
only need the server's key.

Philippe-Alexandre Lemelin
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