WIRE1x is an open source implementation of IEEE 802.1x/802.11i client
(supplicant). The first version was released on June 18, 2003. It supports various EAP authentication methods and
encryption techniques. WIRE1x has been practically used on the campus
WLANs of National Tsing Hua University, and the Taiwan Academic Network
Roaming Center. It has been practically used in the real word
to secure WLAN environments. WIRE1x was one of the most important
implementations of IEEE 802.1x/802.11i supplicant. It has had a
widespread impact. The followings are some sources which quote WIRE1x.
Note: This is not a complete list. Only part of those written in English are listed. WIRE1x has also appeared in many websites and documents written in Chinese, France, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, etc.
Used or suggested to use by:
3rd-Party 802.1x Supplicants,
Feather Wi-Fi Services,
Feather Wi-Fi was provided by EarthLink, one of the largest high-speed
Internet service providers, to major cities in the United
States. WIRE1x was listed as one of the 3rd-party software to access
the Feather Wi-Fi networks until the Feather Wi-Fi was shut down in 2008.