Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) is a networking protocol that provides centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) management for computers to connect and use a network service.

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OpenWRT WPA2-Enterprise & RADIUS - config is not applied

i'm currently using OpenWrt Backfire 10.03 on an Asus WL-500G Premium v1. Scenario is like that: AP should connect to a RADIUS server via wired ethernet and perform authentication requests. I'm ...
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RADIUS and Active Directory

I have an ASUS RT-AC66U Wireless Access Point. It has the option for a RADIUS server. Does this work the same with Active Directory? I have Windows Server 2012 R2 DC and it has the LDAP service ...
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Is it possible to have a proxy Freeradius Server and Log users

I have a normal router in my home and I want to use FreeRadius. I want to make a proxy in my system any traffic from any devices connected to the router must flow through my PC. Also. that should be ...
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Freeradius test mac auth

I have just setup a freeradius server for testing purposes. I have done a number of tests using PAP, various EAP formats and all went fine. Now my boss wants me to setup a MAC auth server for ...
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What does the RADIUS server do in a WPA2 Enterprise setup?

I'd like to upgrade my WiFi from "WPA2 Personal" to "WPA2 Enterprise" mode because I know that in principle, on a WiFi secured with "WPA2 Personal", devices who know the PSK can sniff on each other's ...
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FreeRADIUS fails to start

I don't remember exactly what I changed, but I think I replaced the current Freeradius users file with one from a backup and I guess permissions got messed up somehow. I get this written to the logs ...
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How to correctly integrate FreeRadius and eDirectory for eduroam?

Does anyone have any experience implementing eduroam and integrating Free-Radius and eDirectory? If yes pleas share your experience on how to correctly configure both. Also, do I have to retrieve ...
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Can I use RADIUS for strongswan - psk configured?

I'm a beginner for the strongswan server. And I was looking through the configuration examples from the strongswan.org. It seems the strongswan server should be configured to use EAP authentication ...
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In the context of using RADIUS for WPA2 enterprise, what does a “client certificate” mean, if anything?

I'm trying to set up a RADIUS server for WPA2 enterprise authentication. I'm new to all this. I understand that the server has a "server certificate", which I assume plays a role similar to that ...
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802.1x RADIUS authentication with a Samba machine account

I am looking to get a Linux machine that is running Samba and is joined to an Active Directory domain authenticated to a FreeRADIUS server using its machine account. It is possible on Windows, ...
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Why won't FreeRadius allow WPA2 Enterprise/PEAP Wi-Fi connections?

First a bit of background: I've been tinkering with this on and off for a few days and it's getting frustrating. I've got a NetGear r6300 loaded up with DD-WRT v24/SP2 Giga and I've configured SSH to ...
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What is required to authenticate user against RADIUS server

I am trying to build a captive portal for my wireless network. For the captive portal, I will be using a linksys router flashed with dd-wrt firmware (with chillispot). For the authentication, I will ...
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Using OpenSSH Server without local user

Currently I've noticed when I use the OpenSSH Server with PAM and for instance RADIUS while I can get the user to authenticate successfully with PAM, I still need a local user account in /etc/passwd, ...
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Authenticate WiFi with certificate instead of password

Is it possible (read done without a massive amount of work) to set up a wireless network that checks for a certificate instead of asking for a password? To be clear: I would like to download a ...
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Radiusd keeps getting restarted by launchd

I am reading these errors in the system log file. I have researched this introduction to radius in order to find a solution as to why Radiusd keeps getting restarted by launchd, but I haven't found a ...
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Wifi Multi-AP Roaming, connected to single authentication server

We are thinking of setting up a configuration where 10 or so wifi APs are setup in our building all with the same SSID for roaming, connected to a wired ethernet for backhaul. Our solution requires a ...
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How to see on witch Access Point I am connected that is setup on RADIUS server?

There are some access point with the same name of SSID in my office. All of them are setup on RADIUS server, with Authentication Method: WPA2-Enterprise. How to see on witch Access Point I'm ...
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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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Public wifi, role of the firewall/gateway?

On a public wifi, like the type you find at an airport, when an unauthenticated user first connects to the network is it the gateway which detects they are unauthorised or the AAA server located ...
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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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Does RADIUS monitor billing info for public wifi hotspots?

Im just trying to work out where in the wireless hotspot architecture one would conduct billing and user account monitoring?
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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] ---------|____________| ...