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Re: protocol support for intercepting proxies

From: Adrian Chadd <adrian@creative.net.au>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 15:25:55 +0800
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070619072555.GH25290@skywalker.creative.net.au>

On Tue, Jun 19, 2007, Adrien de Croy wrote:

> ethernet (non IP) level key management / auth subsystem to auth DHCP.  
> One that can cross subnets.  Since most routers are IP routers, ethernet 
> level is a non-starter as well.  You really need an IP level or higher 
> protocol for auth.

Its not more difficult to setup than shared keys for WPA-PEAP IIRC.
Group Profiles/Active Directory has already solved this problem for
distributing authentication keys (at least in the Windows world.)

(Not that this is a workable solution for -everyone-, but certainly
in the corporate environments you're talking about..)

Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2007 07:24:55 UTC

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