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4.113. wpa_supplicant

Updated wpa_supplicant packages that add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The wpa_supplicant packages contain an 802.1X Supplicant with support for WEP, WPA, WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN), and various EAP authentication methods. It implements key negotiation with a WPA Authenticator for client stations and controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11 authentication/association of the WLAN driver.


It is now possible to store passwords in a hashed form in the wpa_supplicant.conf file rather than only in plain text.
Users of wpa_supplicant are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.