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802.1X Configuration for IAS and Windows Clients

This section provides examples of how to configure a Microsoft Internet Authentication Server, and a Windows XP wireless client for 802.1X802.1X is an IEEE standard for port-based network access control designed to enhance 802.11 WLAN security. 802.1X provides an authentication framework that allows a user to be authenticated by a central authority. authentication with the Mobility Master. For more information on 802.1X802.1X is an IEEE standard for port-based network access control designed to enhance 802.11 WLAN security. 802.1X provides an authentication framework that allows a user to be authenticated by a central authority. Authentication, see 802.1X Authentication.

For more information about configuring computers in a Windows environment for PEAPProtected Extensible Authentication Protocol. PEAP is a type of EAP communication that addresses security issues associated with clear text EAP transmissions by creating a secure channel encrypted and protected by TLS.-MS-CHAPv2Microsoft Challenge  Handshake Authentication Protocol version 2. MS-CHAPv2 is an enhanced version of the MS-CHAP protocol that supports mutual authentication. and EAP-TLSEAP–Transport Layer Security. EAP-TLS is a certificate-based authentication method supporting mutual authentication, integrity-protected ciphersuite negotiation and key exchange between two endpoints. See RFC 5216. authentication, see the Microsoft document Step-by-Step Guide for Setting Up Secure Wireless Access in a Test Lab, available from Microsoft’s Download Center at www.microsoft.com/downloads. Additional information on client configuration is available at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/maintain/wificomp.mspx#EQGAC.

This section describes the following topics:

Configuring Microsoft IAS

Configuring Management Authentication Using IAS

Window XP Wireless Client Sample Configuration

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