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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide by Vivek Ramachandran

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Time for action setting up the AP with FreeRadius-WPE

Follow the given instructions to get started:

  1. Connect one of the LAN ports of the access point to the Ethernet port on your machine running BackTrack. In our case, the interface is eth1. Bring up the interface and get an IP address by running DHCP as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action setting up the AP with FreeRadius-WPE
  2. Log in to the access point and set the Security Mode to WPA-Enterprise. Then, under the EAP (802.1x) section, enter the RADIUS server IP Address as 192.168.0.198. This is the same IP address allocated to our wired interface in step 1. The RADIUS server Shared Secret would be test as shown in the following screenshot: ...

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