Question: ap_auth_algs

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Mon Jan 17 23:08:26 EST 2005


On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 09:14:30AM +0200, Jar wrote:

> > Is there any relationship between:
> >
> > iwpriv wlan0 ap_auth_algs 2
> > and
> > iwconfig wlan0 key "restricted s:'1234567891012"
> 
> In other words, should the ap_auth_algs be "2" after I set
> the key "restricted" via iwconfig ?

No, "restricted" option for iwconfig key command has nothing to do with
authentication algorithm (well, at least with Host AP driver).
restricted/open configured whether plaintext packets are accepted,
ap_auth_alg changes the IEEE 802.11 authentication algorithm
(open system/shared key).

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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