How to arrange for the supplicant to continue to Scan & Detect SSIDs while connected to a hidden SSID (ap_scan=2)?

George S. Lockwood gslockwood at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 16:32:45 EDT 2006


As with the email about finding hidden SSID, thanks for the
clarification, Jouni.

george

On 9/10/06, Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 04:36:53PM -0700, George S. Lockwood wrote:
> > When I am connected to a hidden ssid the scan timeout appears to be 0
> > and the supplicant / service does not seem to scan to detect the
> > surrounding SSIDs.
> >
> > How can I reset that timeout or otherwise get the sup / service to
> > automatically scan?
>
> Such operation is not currently supported. If you want to scan for other
> APs, you will need to trigger this with an external program using SCAN
> command over the control interface.
>
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> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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