Re: [PATCH] Adding EAP-MSCHAPv2 support

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


I looked over the code, and it looked fine to me.


> On Apr 17, 2020, at 5:13 PM, Eivind Naess <enaess@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ok, thanks for the clarification. Is there anything that needs to be
> done then? Can this be applied?
>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 2:03 PM James Carlson <carlsonj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 2020-04-17 16:50, Eivind Naess wrote:
>>> The RFC draft maybe long expired, but Microsoft still has EAP-MSCHAPv2
>>> enabled by default settings. The problem is that if EAP gets
>>> negotiated (because the client supports it), EAP-MSCHAPv2 will
>>> typically be selected. A workaround would be to disable EAP
>>> negotiation on the client side to allow MSCHAPv2 to be selected and
>>> that be only if the Microsoft server is configured to allow that. It's
>>> mostly a compatibility problem for end-users, especially when using
>>> SSTP.
>> Oh, I have no doubt that they're using it, and that users will want a
>> feature like this.  I was only pointing out that the submission comment
>> was slightly inaccurate.  There is, as far as I know, no published RFC
>> describing this protocol.
>> The document you're citing is an Internet-Draft, not an RFC.  There's no
>> such thing as an "RFC draft."
>> The difference is important to folks in the IETF (at least).  An RFC
>> goes through a documented review and acceptance process and never
>> expires.  An I-D is a temporary document that has no necessary review
>> whatsoever and expires after a few months.  It's not correct to refer to
>> an I-D as any sort of RFC.
>> --
>> James Carlson         42.703N 71.076W         <carlsonj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> -- 
> Cheers,
> - Eivind

[Index of Archives]     [Linux Audio Users]     [Linux for Hams]     [Kernel Newbies]     [Security]     [Netfilter]     [Bugtraq]     [Yosemite News]     [MIPS Linux]     [ARM Linux]     [Linux Security]     [Linux RAID]     [Samba]     [Video 4 Linux]     [Fedora Users]

  Powered by Linux