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 From:  h underscore reuver at mantell dot xs4all dot nl (Huub Reuver)
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Integration of 802.1X in monowall AP
 Date:  Sat, 6 Dec 2003 20:30:12 +0100
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.

With regards.
Huub