On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 10:36:58AM -0700, Sancho2k.net Lists wrote:
> My goal for the AP that I am creating would be to implement some
> advanced authorization and authentication capabilities. The new wlan
> security initiatives call for using 802.1X port authentication to do
> this, and I already have a freeradius server and ldap directory set up
> for this purpose.
> Would it be possible to offer as a function of monowall the option to
> enable 802.1X authentication on the wlan interface? Would this be a
> difficult integration? And is it even a functional possibility at this
> time? My thought would be the use of the open1x package.
> I know I could use ipsec or other methods to do this, but the overhead
> of managing the vpn outweigh the advantage right now.
> Another method I did like a lot was using authpf on my OpenBSD
> installation to create an authentication gateway.
Might I ask what 802.1X implementation you were thinking of using?
I have not looked into it myself, but there seems to be open1x, wire1x
which seems to be based on it.
Don't know how well those work though.