What is the purpose of using a EAP authenticator in the EAP protocol ? Since underhood, the authentication procedure is between the EAP peer and the authentication server, what is the advantages of using a third actor (that is, the EAP authenticator) ?

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  • after eap success Radius sends keys to Authenticator, client calculates same keys, and Authenticator grants access to network – eri Feb 16 '20 at 22:44

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