xsupplicant and rsn preauthentication

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Fri Oct 1 09:22:11 EDT 2004


On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 01:27:57AM -0700, Gan Hock Lai wrote:

> can the rsn pre-authentication and pmksa caching able
> to work if wpa_supplicant integrated with xsupplicant? 

PMKSA caching could at least be made to work relativily easily. I have
not tested this, but I would assume the current version of
wpa_supplicant might not add PMKSA cache entry based on the PMK from
xsupplicant.

RSN pre-authentication would require number of changes to both
xsupplicant and wpa_supplicant. In other words, you are more likely to
get this working by using the integrated EAP methods in wpa_supplicant.

PS.

In order to be able to improve wpa_supplicant, it would be interesting
to learn why you would like to use xsupplicant for the EAP
authentication instead of using the intergrated code in wpa_supplicant.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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