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Use FreeRADIUS for Wi-Fi Authentication (Part 2)

Sep 02, 2009, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Geier)

"Though the PEAP authentication protocol doesn't require client certificates, you must install a certificate for the Certificate Authority (CA) on each computer. This is because we're using a self-signed certificate for the server rather than purchasing one signed from a CA that Windows will recognize, such as VeriSign or GoDaddy.

"You need to get the etc/raddb/certs/ca.der file copied onto all the computers. You can copy it on a USB flash drive and take it around to each PC. To copy, open a new terminal and type "su" to get into root mode, or use an existing one, and run a copy command, such as "cp /etc/raddb/certs/ca.der /newlocation/certs".

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