wpa supplicant porting

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Fri Jun 10 01:07:31 EDT 2005


On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 10:03:59PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:

> The proto option is used to list the allowed protocol versions and if
> scan results can be used, wpa_supplicant will select one of the allowed
> protocols. RSN/WPA2 is selected if it is allowed (the default
> configuration) and the AP is advertising support for WPA2 (i.e.,
> includes an RSN IE in the Beacon).
> 
> This works with Host AP driver when using ap_scan=1 (default). Please
> send a debug log from wpa_supplicant if you cannot get this working.

Actually, you had already sent a debug log in a previous message. The
problem was indeed in configuring multiple protocols for ap_scan=2.
Since wpa_supplicant does not get scan results in this case, it will
just pick one proto (RSN) and try to use it. In other words, with
ap_scan=2, the security policy has to be explicitly configured (this
includes proto and ciphers).

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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