I currently performing an testing using the above network configuration (Please click on the above link).
On how actually the RADIUS server can authenticate the user who connect to the WAP (wireless access point) in order to use the Internet services?
It is the WAP need to configured? Can I configure the WAP with hostapd? For the testing I need to authenticate with WEP first.
I guess I probably ask a dumb question but why use RADIUS for authentication as there are many ways to do it, as authentication is basically a user/password check?
What is the benifit(s) of using it ?
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PPPD-RADIUS(8) System Manager's Manual PPPD-RADIUS(8)NAME
radius.so - RADIUS authentication plugin for pppd(8)SYNOPSIS
pppd [ options ] plugin radius.so
The RADIUS plugin for pppd permits pppd to perform PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP and MS-CHAPv2 authentication against a RADIUS server instead of the
usual /etc/ppp/pap-secrets and /etc/ppp/chap-secrets files.
The RADIUS plugin is built on a library called radiusclient which has its own configuration files (usually in /etc/radiusclient), consult
those files for more information on configuring the RADIUS plugin
The RADIUS plugin introduces one additional pppd option:
The file filename is taken as the radiusclient configuration file. If this option is not used, then the plugin uses
/etc/radiusclient/radiusclient.conf as the configuration file.
Adds an Attribute-Value pair to be passed on to the RADIUS server on each request.
Sets Radius NAS-Port attribute to number equal to interface name (Default)
Sets Radius NAS-Port attribute value via libradiusclient library
To use the plugin, simply supply the plugin radius.so option to pppd, and edit /etc/radiusclient/radiusclient.conf appropriately. If you
use the RADIUS plugin, the normal pppd authentication schemes (login, checking the /etc/ppp/*-secrets files) are skipped. The RADIUS
server should assign an IP address to the peer using the RADIUS Framed-IP-Address attribute.
SEE ALSO pppd(8)pppd-radattr(8)AUTHOR
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