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How to connect freeDiameter to Hss

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I am trying to implement an eap-sim authentication using freeDiameter but i stucked at connecting diameter server with HSS server stage so, my question is there a simple way to connect between them or any implementation for the interface between them ?

posted Jun 28, 2018 by Aya Eltokhy

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Hey,
how did you in the end specify freediameter conf so that it would initiate sctp or tcp packet to HSS? As at the moment i can see that only freediameter can be used a a server

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Aya, HSS supports different Diameter interfaces for different purposes. Looking at your description, you may need Wx (AAA Server - HSS interface). I haven't checked freeDiameter, but you will have to specify this application Id (Wx - its corresponding Id as defined in 29.234 ) while connecting.
In any case, first steps in Diameter connection establishment are TCP (or SCTP) connection and then Capabilities Exchange Request/Answer. You can check at what stage it is failing. If CER/CEA are successful, then you get in to application specific exchange.

Other security related HSS Diameter application (interface) is Zh (bootstrapping). So identify the specific interface you need and look at configuring freeDiameter accordingly.

Alternatives are available. My company has the libraries (Wx, Zh and other interfaces), but it is a commercial product.

answer Jun 28, 2018 by Rathnakumar Kayyar
Is there a free implementation for ws ?
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You mean free implementation of Wx from us? No, but if it is for academic purpose, you can use the evaluation copy, which provides the full functionality, but will work only for limited period.

We offer C-libraries.

If this works for you, please send me a mail (rkayyar@lcnpl.com with details of your requirement/organization.

answer Jun 29, 2018 by Rathnakumar Kayyar
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