Does wpa_supplicant support static WEP + IEEE802.1x authentication?

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Sep 21 15:11:09 PDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 09:11:07AM +0300, Hong Wu wrote:
> Some of old APs support static WEP + IEEE802.1x EAP authentication to
> raise security level. My question is: does wpa_supplicant support static
> WEP + IEEE802.1x EAP-MD5 authentication? If it does, how to configure
> wpa_supplicant for static WEP + EAP authentication? 

If I remember correctly, I added support for that at some point..
Though, I haven't really tested this in years (welcome to 21st
century... WEP should not really be used anymore and combining that with
EAP-MD5 really demonstrates total lack of security ;-).

The configuration for this would be combination of station WEP
configuration (i.e., wep_key# parameters) and EAP-MD5 with IEEE 802.1X.
In addition to that, eapol_flags will probably need to be set to 0.
Please let me know whether this works if you happen to test it.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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