RE: IEEE 802.1X EAP/TLS authentication with open source tools

From: Nayak, Ramakrishna (
Date: 2002-08-16 20:41:02 UTC


Great work!

I have some questions regarding this.

We have developed our own 802.1x authenticator and am using it with Xsupplicant
and Freeradius 0.7.

What I have observed is that xsupplicant does not consistently authenticate with the

  1. Sometimes I see a Fatal Alert message
  2. It gets stuck in eaptls_init_random
  3. Radius server sending an Access-Reject.

Have you noticed any such problems while you were working with the Open1x authenticator? Did you make any changes to the FreeRadius code?



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