IEEE 802.1X is an authentication mechanism for LAN & WLAN networks.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
98 views

Trust root or leaf certificate in 802.1x setup?

I am setting up 802.1x via wired or wireless (WPA2 Enterprise) connections in our office, backed by a OneLogin RADIUS server. The certificate is not self-signed, so it's not clear to me whether it's ...
3
votes
1answer
104 views

How can I quickly set up a lab with 802.1x wired authentication? (without a switch)

I want to experiment with 802.1x wired authentication and I don't have a switch with such capability. How can I quickly set up a lab for that purpose? (e.g. take a Linux machine and make it act like ...
1
vote
0answers
182 views

802.1x with Hyper-V

We are using 802.1x authentication inside the corporate network. When I installed HyperV Virtual Switch on my machine to let the VM into the network, host lost it's network connectivity. I came upon ...
1
vote
1answer
641 views

Windows 10 802.1x Connectivity

I have been connecting to my dorm Ethernet using IEEE 802.1X authentication for some time and since I upgraded to Windows 10, I get "Authentication failed" error almost every time I wake the computer ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

802.1X networking stopped working after update. Linux Mint 17.2

I used 802.1X authentication over ethernet. My configuration is written in /etc/network/interfaces: iface eth0:0 inet dhcp wpa-driver wired wpa-key-mgmt IEEE8021X wpa-eap TTLS wpa-phase2 auth=PAP wpa-...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

EAP Profile, certificate and AC, why we have to delegate trust to user's appreciation

I'm wondering about user trust appreciation in AC in EAP profile authentication process. Take a computer, and try to connect to an 802.1x network with EAP. When the 802.1x client contact your radius ...
5
votes
1answer
682 views

Do Wi-Fi router antennas rotate their direction in relation to the Wi-Fi device?

Do Wi-Fi router antennas rotate their direction based on the location of the device they are talking to? For example, based on MIMO, triangulation and other factors? For example, if I keep my device ...
0
votes
1answer
564 views

Unable to connect to 802.1x network using NetworkManager on Linux

For the past few days, I have been trying to get my Fedora 22 desktop and laptop to connect to my university's 802.1x WiFi network. However, I have been running into an issue. Whenever I try using ...
4
votes
1answer
45 views

Is there an open source implementation of an 802.1X authenticator?

I'm aware of Xsupplicant, but it seems to only implement the "client" side of the handshake. The authenticator side, which handles the other side of the EAPOL handshake, and interfaces to RADIUS (...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

RADIUS wifi not working on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 with domain users

EDIT: I was able to narrow down the problem. Apparently this is not an issue with the Surface but Windows 8.1 (probably 8, too) and 10. I did not catch this at first as I used a non-domain laptop and ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Suppress 802.1X Dialog on OS X

I frequently connect my MacBook to a wired network that it detects as 802.1X. However the network doesn't actually require any authentication, and I am able to press Cancel on the dialog that shows ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Wireless 802.1x Authentication with WEP Encryption

I would like to set up Cisco WLC with WLAN with 802.1x authentication. I see that the only encryption mechanism is WEP. Everywhere it says that this algorithm is weak solution? Im I missing something ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows Wi-Fi with 802.1X + EAP-TTLS + EAP-MSCHAPv2 and client certificates

Sooo ... We have the the mandatory requirement that clients who want to join our wireless LAN to present a valid machine certificate issued by our in-house root CA. This is done to prevent from ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

No Network Access When Connecting to Ethernet Network with 802.1x in Kubuntu

I seem to have exhausted all my possible solutions here. I'm at school and their Wifi is in the process of being fixed/updated. In the mean time, Wired/ethernet would be much more convenient. I ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

how to use winpcap to send EAPOL packets on windows 7 with wireless card?

I want to implement a 802.1X wireless client on Windows 7 using PEAP/MSCHAPv2. The 802.1X protocol is a data link layer protocol, it uses the EAPOL protocol to encapsulate the packets. I use the ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

WiFi Enterprise / 802.1x / PEAP / Windows RADIUS: Multiple devices fail to connect when using the same authentication details

I'm having trouble getting multiple devices to establish a WiFi connection when they use the same authentication details. Here's a bit about my wireless setup: Single access point using WPA2 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Make wpa_supplicant ignore server certificate trust

How do I make wpa_supplicant accept any server certificate for PEAP MSCHAPv2 without having to manually put the public key in the client config?
1
vote
1answer
245 views

WiFi in, ethernet out?

I have a small network of devices connected to a router, some through Ethernet, some through WiFi. I would like to provide internet access to this network via a nearby campus wide private WiFi 802.1X ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Sharing a proxy connection with 802.1X authentication

I want to start by saying that I'm really new at this, and I'm really looking forward to learning something but I don't know where to start. The problem is this: I study at a university that has ...
1
vote
0answers
305 views

Pull Data From Web Database With Excel 2007

I have a web based database that I work with regularly that uses 802.1x authentication (Smart Card with password). From the website you can pull premade and custom reports that are ultimately stored ...
2
votes
1answer
232 views

Is that possible that 802.11b is better in crowded environment than 802.11g?

I've changed my AP operational mode to 802.11b+g (mixed) from 802.11b. Both the RTT and bandwidth dropped heavily. When I've switched back to 802.11b on my AP, the connection was much better. Is that ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Ethernet 802.1x client -> WiFi AP on a Raspberry Pi?

I have an Ethernet connection that requires 802.1x authentication (TTLS, MSCHAPv2, name+password). My goal is to connect that to something that would then act as an WiFi AP, so I can use the ...
0
votes
1answer
872 views

Packetfence blocks the network environment

I am new to the open source network access control solution called Packetfence. I am currently diagnosing Packetfence log files remotely. The network seemed to be running smoothly with Packetfence, ...
4
votes
2answers
847 views

Does 802.1X and RADIUS prevent rogue APs?

I was discussing with a colleague today and he seemed to think that if you use 802.1X it allows users to realise if they are connecting to a rogue access point. I dont understand this though, surely ...
13
votes
1answer
23k views

802.1X: What EXACTLY is it regarding WPA and EAP?

I understand 802.1X to be some sort of port authentication control. However, when I was checking out the encryption settings for my wireless I found 802.1X in a drop down along with WPA2, WPA and WEP, ...
1
vote
1answer
647 views

802.1x profile for wired connection without Lion Server?

I’m trying to setup my wired 802.1x connection available from the Login window in Lion (to make possible login with AD accounts) and don’t have Lion Server for creation of the Login window profile. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How can I find out which authentication protocols a WiFi network uses?

I want to connect my Debian Squeeze machine to my school wireless network with wpa_supplicant. I think the network uses 802.1X authentication, because when the other students connects to the network ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Is there an open source software to run a 802.1x authenticator (ie. NAS) within Linux? [closed]

I have the following setup: ____________ [Windows PC1] ---------| | | Linux Box |----------[Internet] [Windows PC2] ---------|____________| ...