can't get wpasupplicant to authenticate against router using wpa-psk

Brian Bender bbender at vocollect.com
Mon Feb 20 23:00:20 EST 2006


On Feb 15, 2006, at 3:33 PM, Brian Bender wrote:

> From what I can tell from trying to debug my driver (again, I'm not
> 100% certain, but it's my current picture of things), the Cisco AP's
> seem to reject otherwise valid 802.1X WPA authentication if you don't
> _explicitly_ have that capabilities field present in the WPA_IE.

For anyone who saw this and wondered, I got my Slackware notebook up  
and running wpa_supplicant, and disproved this theory. It uses the  
shorter WPA_IE, and the Cisco AP accepts the authentication, full  
communication established.

  - Brian



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