WPA2 config with WPA-PSK?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Dec 21 21:24:17 EST 2005

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 02:59:24PM -0500, Jerry LeVan wrote:

> Well I was close, I had a proto=WPA2 line and I could not connect
> ( I was in a scanning state....)
> I also had proto=RSN with the same result.
> In my TKIP configuration, I had WPA in the proto line and that worked.
> I guess I am still a bit confused does the above do WPA2 and is more
> secure what the WPA with TKIP?

Please note that WPA2 is not same as CCMP. Both WPA and WPA2 can be used
with CCMP and it sounds like your AP is configured to use WPA (not WPA2)
with CCMP and as such, the client should also be configured to use WPA,
i.e., proto=WPA in case of wpa_supplicant.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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