Open1xSupplicant Frequently Asked Questions

What Open1xsupplicant do?

The Open1xSupplicant do the bridge between the common user and 802.1x authentication software, Xsupplicant. This way, it facilitates the configuration for execute a authentication process using Xsupplicant in GNU/Linux systems.

Can i use Open1xSupplicant in MS Windows?

The Open1xSupplicant is a graphical interface to work with 802.1x authentication software Xsupplicant, this way it only work on systems where Xsupplicant works (GNU/Linux). For more informations

For who Open1xSupplicant is?

Open1xSupplicant is for users who want give the firsts steps using the GNU/Linux systems and doesn't have great knowledgements on Xsupplicant configuration and installation, so that they can accede to the network of theres institution through 802.1x authentication process.

What authentication methods Openxsupplicant support?

Xsupplicant support many 802.1x authentication methods like PEAP (with MSCHAPv2), EAP-TTLS (with CHAP, MSCHAP, MSCHAPv2, PAP), EAP-MD5, LEAP, EAP-TLS, and others (see Open1x project page). How Open1xSupplicant work with Xsupplicant, in a near future Open1xSupplicant can support all of this authentications methos, for now it only support PEAP and EAP-TTLS with MSCHAPv2.

How does it work the Open1xSupplicant Mailing List?

The Open1xSupplicant Mailing List is to the developers and Open1xSupplicant common users submit doubts and pertinent matters, to the registered users (on the list) discuss and help the submitters.

For the Open1xSupplicant List registration process, send an email with the word submit in the subject, and the word Open1xSupplicant in the mail body, to When you receive the register confirmation, you be able to receive the mailing list messages. For you submit to the list, after your registrations process, send an email to

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