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I-D ACTION:draft-aboba-radius-rfc2869bis-22.txt



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	Title		: RADIUS Support For Extensible Authentication Protocol 
                          (EAP)
	Author(s)	: B. Aboba, P. Calhoun
	Filename	: draft-aboba-radius-rfc2869bis-22.txt
	Pages		: 42
	Date		: 2003-5-16
	
This document defines Remote Authentication Dial In User Service
(RADIUS) support for the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), an
authentication framework which supports multiple authentication
mechanisms. In the proposed scheme, the Network Access Server (NAS)
forwards EAP packets to and from the RADIUS server, encapsulated within
EAP-Message attributes. This has the advantage of allowing the NAS to
support any EAP authentication method, without the need for method-
specific code, which resides on the RADIUS server.  While EAP was
originally developed for use with PPP, it is now also in use with IEEE
802.

This document updates RFC 2869.

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