wpa_supplicant & winpcap & windows 2000

engage engage at n0sq.us
Tue Nov 22 18:41:53 EST 2005


On Tuesday 22 November 2005 05:00 am, Bryan Kadzban wrote:
>Jouni Malinen wrote:
>> Thanks! This is getting somewhat confusing.. This capture file shows
>> a successfully completed WPA authentication and even successful DHCP
>> handshake after that. There is couple of extra EAPOL-Key frames after
>> the normal WPA pairwise and group handshakes, but it looks like AP is
>> just ignoring them and connection works after this..
>
>engage:  Is the Windows 2000 "Wireless Configuration" service disabled,
>or is it running?  (Even when we set it to manual, it still starts on
>boot.  When using the wpa_supplicant windows port on 2000, we have to
>disable it.)

It was set for manual start. I disabled the service but I'm getting the same 
results (even after a reboot).

>
>We've seen some *very* odd behavior when this service is running -- it's
>like it tries to restart EAP after the supplicant finishes, but it has
>no configuration, so it always fails.  Which makes authentication
>usually fail, too, although sometimes wpa_supplicant does another round
>of EAP traffic and gets the connection to come up.



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