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WLAN_XAUTH(4)		 BSD 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 un-
     til they are authorized by	an external agent; typically using a protocol
     such as WPA, 802.1x, or 802.11i.  The wlan_xauth module is	an 802.11 au-
     thenticator 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.

BSD			       December	7, 2004				   BSD

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