Authenticate an AP

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Sun May 8 15:51:07 EDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 08:24:33AM -0400, M Tamer Refaei wrote:

> I have this setup where I have a number of APs running hostap/hostapd
> 0.3.7.  I want APs to establish WDS links with each other only after they
> authenticate to one another.  Is it possible at all to do 802.1X
> authentication between APs (i.e. cards running in master mode)?

This is not currently supported, but in theory, it should be possible to
modify hostapd to do 802.1X authentication for WDS links with minimal
changes and then use wpa_supplicant on the other end of the link to act
as a client.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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