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IAS for WLAN authentication with certificate

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Hello,

I am installing IAS on a Windows 2003 SP2 domain controller to authenticate wireless users connecting via a Ruckus wireless Zone Defender.We will be using PEAP MS-CHAP v2.  I was told to set up the system for testing purposes and after it is working, we will buy a server certificate. When I look at the documentation, it appears that the server cert is necessary to get the system working. Am I wrong and if so, how can IAS be made to work without the cert?

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You do need a cert, but you can used a self-signed cert for testing purposes.  Use SelfSSL to generate.
http://www.somacon.com/p42.php
When/If you go live, you can buy a trusted cert from Go Daddy or Verisign.
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Thanks! One other question: when I'm using SelfSSL to generate the cert, should I use the port switch (/P:port) to switch from the default (443)? If so, should I change it to 1812 or 1645 (the RADIUS ports) or can SelfSSL generate one cert for both ports?
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The port switch automatically adds it to port 443 but the cert can be put on any port. SelfSSL was designed to create a cert and add it to IIS automatically but you can use it for anything needing a certificate.
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