Pre-authentication to an AP
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Feb 23 21:53:26 EST 2005
On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 01:20:22PM +0100, Ajeet Nankani wrote:
> What happens when wpa_supplicant is forced(scan results are modified, so
> wpa_supplicant believfes that AP has pre-authentication) to
> pre-authenticate with an AP which does not have pre-authentication enable?
> I guess on wpa_supplicant side it times-out,
> but on the AP what it do
> with those pre-authentication(EAP) packets? just drop outs or send some
> replies back to wpa_supplicant??
If the AP does not support RSN pre-authentication, it will most likely
just ignore the frames since they are using a new ethertype that is
reserved for this use. If the AP supports pre-authentication but it has
been disabled in configuration, I would expect it to do same.
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