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WLAN_XAUTH(4)	       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		 WLAN_XAUTH(4)

NAME
     wlan_xauth	-- External authenticator support for 802.11 devices

SYNOPSIS
     device wlan_xauth

DESCRIPTION
     The wlan_xauth module implements an authenticator plugin that is intended
     for use with user-mode authentication implementations such	as hostapd.
     It	hooks into the 802.11 layer and	does nothing.  As a result, 802.11
     stations that associate are not authorized	to send	or receive frames
     until they	are authorized by an external agent; typically using a proto-
     col such as WPA, 802.1x, or 802.11i.  The wlan_xauth module is an 802.11
     authenticator plugin module for use by the	wlan(4)	module.	 This module
     is	automatically loaded if	an application configures an 802.11 device for
     operation as an AP	with WPA or 802.1x authentication.

SEE ALSO
     wlan(4)

STANDARDS
     More information can be found in the IEEE 802.11, WPA, and	802.11i	Stan-
     dards.

HISTORY
     The wlan_xauth driver first appeared in FreeBSD 6.0.

FreeBSD	9.2		       December	7, 2004			   FreeBSD 9.2

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