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Current HOWTO: 8021X-HOWTO

Useful Resources

9. Useful Resources

Only IEEE standards older than 12 months are available to the public in general (through the "Get IEEE 802 Program"). So the new 802.11i and 802.1X-2004 standards documents are not available. You must be a IEEE participant to get hold of any drafts/work in progress papers (which actually isn't that hard - just join a mailing list and say you are interested).

  1. FreeRADIUS Server Project http://www.freeradius.org/

  2. Open1x: Open Source implementation of IEEE 802.1X (Xsupplicant) http://www.open1x.org/

  3. The Open1x User's Guide http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=23371&group_id=60236

  4. Port-Based Network Access Control (802.1X-2001) http://standards.ieee.org/getieee802/download/802.1X-2001.pdf

  5. RFC2246: The TLS Protocol Version 1.0 http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2246.txt

  6. RFC2459: Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure - Certificate and CRL Profile http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2459.txt

  7. RFC2548: Microsoft Vendor-specific RADIUS Attributes http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2548.txt

  8. RFC2716: PPP EAP TLS Authentication Protocol http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2716.txt

  9. RFC2865: Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2865.txt

  10. RFC3079: Deriving Keys for use with Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption (MPPE) http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3079.txt

  11. RFC3579: RADIUS Support For EAP http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3579.txt

  12. RFC3580: IEEE 802.1X RADIUS Usage Guidelines http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3580.txt

  13. RFC3588: Diameter Base Protocol http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3588.txt

  14. RFC3610: Counter with CBC-MAC (CCM) http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3610.txt

  15. RFC3748: Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3748.txt

  16. Linux Wireless Access Point HOWTO http://oob.freeshell.org/nzwireless/LWAP-HOWTO.html

  17. SSL Certificates HOWTO http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/SSL-Certificates-HOWTO/

  18. OpenSSL: x509(1) http://www.openssl.org/docs/apps/x509.html

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