Hi every body!
Let say host is connected to switch.
Backend authenticator is implemented on the switch as well. So switch is acting as authenticator and backend authenticator server as well.
Host(peer) is configured with MD5-challlange (EAP method)
Now how would sw determine which EAP method to use to authenticate the peer(host)?
thanks a lot!
The switch does not determine the type of EAP being used. All the switch needs to support is Network EAP. Which type of EAP is irrelevant to the switch, it simply passes the EAP messages on to the radius server.
It is the client and the radius server where the intelligence with EAP is needed.