Access point question

KC Ferguson sysop at
Sat Feb 28 19:29:36 EST 2004

<quote who="Matt">
> I apologize right off the bat if this seems really newbie, however I am
> getting confused on an issue I'd like clarified.
> I have a linux box running HostAP successfully on a PLX card with a
> SMC2342W network adapter. I can use encryption, I can use the SSID
> setting, everything works. I currently have it set up in bridge mode,
> i.e. eth0,wlan0 = br0.
> My issue, How do I prevent unauthorized MAC addresses from associating
> with the HostAP?
> If this is the wrong forum, please let me know. I apologize in advance.
> Thank you.

Did you read the README?
It includes the following:

iwpriv wlan0 maccmd <val>
	0: open policy for ACL (default)
	1: allow policy for ACL
	2: deny policy for ACL
	3: flush MAC access control list
	4: kick all authenticated stations

iwpriv wlan0 addmac <mac addr>
	add mac addr into access control list

iwpriv wlan0 delmac <mac addr>
	remove mac addr from access control list

iwpriv wlan0 kickmac <mac addr>
	kick authenticated station from AP*checkout*/hostap/README?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/plain

KC Ferguson

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