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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, ...
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What's the maximum file transfer speed over WiFi 802.11g?

What's the maximum transfer speed you get, (or I can get) for files transfer between two wifi-connected computers ? Im on computer A trying to copy a big file from computer B, they are side by side ...
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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 ...
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How can I download the certificate of a wireless AP using 802.1X?

As far as I understand, wireless access points using WPA-Enterprise (i.e. WPA plus 802.1X) can send a public key certificate to a client during connection setup. The client can verify this certificate ...
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MySQL MAC Address Authentication with freeRadius

I have freeRadius up and running with the mysql extension. Currently I am authenticating devices using their mac-address which is stored in a text file (as per http://wiki.freeradius.org/Mac-Auth). I ...
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SecureW2 equivalent on Linux

I'm studying at the HAN (Hogeschool Arnhem & Nijmegen) in the Netherlands, where we have a wireless network that is secured with SecureW2 (IEEE 802.1x). The SecureW2 client is not available for ...
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How can I tell if my wired ethernet connection is using 802.1X authentication on Windows 7?

From a command prompt (or a script) I'd like to be able to query the wired interface to determine if it has succesfully established an 802.1X connection, or if it has fallen back to unauthenticated ...
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Is it possible to setup and switch multiple wired IEEE802.1X authentication profiles in windows 7?

In Windows 7, I use two IEEE802.1X wired network authentitication settings which I have to change by hand, since every time I switch the configuration, the old one is lost. (In Linux this is trivially ...
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WLAN probe requests' content

I've monitored my home Wifi to check if any of my devices (Windows PC, Linux PC, Samsung phone, iPhone) would send Probe Requests containing the SSID of my home router even if the router is turned ...
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802.1X and 802.11- can you prevent a rogue access point from the start?

Does the authentication mechanism of 802.1X assume that you have already initially connected to the trusted network? What's puzzling me is that if I set up a cloned access point to fool users into ...
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How to use windows pcap api on windows 7?

I want to implement a 802.1X wireless client in windows 7 using PEAP/MSCHAPv2. The 802.1X protocol is a datalink layer protocol, it uses the EAPOL protocol to encapsulate the packets. However, I don't ...
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Connect to eduroam over wire: nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands

I have a problem with connecting to eduroam network on wired connection. I thought that eduroam only works as wireless network, but apparently my institution also uses eduroam 802.1x authentication on ...
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What EAP type to use on Public Wifi 802.1X?

I understand you cannot use EAP-TLS for public wifi because the clients will not have their own certificates, therefore what EAP do you use, so that mutual authentication can take place?
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Virtual Wifi on Vista

Sorry if this is a very dumb question. I have installed the virtualWIFI msi on vista. I assumed that would simply just allow selecting more than one wifi connection with my single card however I don't ...
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How to change 802.1x settings for Wireless in Windows XP SP3?

I want to configure EAP-TLS with Machine Authentication ONLY for a wireless network. The supplicant is the bulit-in supplicant in Windows XP SP3. I found the following document: ...
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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 ...
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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?
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Multiple Hostapd running in same wired LAN

I am using wpa_supplicant, hostapd and freeradius. I am using wired LAN. Is it possible to connect wpa_supplicant to multiple hostapd in wired LAN environment? If wpa_supplicant can connect ...
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WPA-Enterprise: is there a way to figure out the location (IP) of the RADIUS server a router is using?

I'm trying to add an N router to a 802.1X network, and my router needs the IP of the RADIUS server, which I, conveniently, don't know. Is there a way to figure it out?
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Maximum wireless output power

What is the maximum wireless output power allowed by the FCC in the US without a license? I am specifically wondering aboot IEEE802.15, but I'm assuming that it would be the same as IEEE802.11.
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Setting up 802.1X wireless connection on OSX

I am an OSX user, I have Snow Leopard 10.6.5 and an updated AirPort (version 5.5.2). I am trying to connect to my university's wireless network, but it has a 802.1x security that I am having trouble ...