Method and device for authenticated access of a station to local data networks in particular radio data networks

  • US 20050048950A1
  • Filed: 10/24/2002
  • Published: 03/03/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/24/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for authenticated access by a station compatible with a data network, where access of the station is to an access point for such a data network, comprising:

  • transmitting identification information to the access point;

    providing and transmitting an identifier via an interface to an authenticated devices of a system or network external to the access point, having an authenticating function, whereby the identification information is directly assigned to the device authenticated in the external system or network and, access to data of the authenticated device is available at a location of the station or of the access point;

    transmitting the identifier sent to the authenticated device to the station;

    transmitting the identifier to the access point;

    comparing the transmitted identifier with the sent identifier; and

    if the comparison is positive, enabling access of the station at least some services and functions at the access-point end or at the network end.

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