Changing keymanagement without disconnect
j at w1.fi
Thu Dec 18 13:24:05 EST 2008
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:55:21AM +0100, Arne Keller wrote:
> is it possible to change the keymanagement without a disconnect?
> I think of something like connecting with EAP-MD5 and then doing a
> rekeying with lets say EAP-TLS.
What exactly do you mean with "keymanagement". The example here is about
a change in the used EAP method, not key management mechanism (e.g., PSK
vs. EAP). Furthermore, use of EAP-MD5 as an example with rekeying is
confusing since EAP-MD5 does not derive any keying material.
> I've tried this with "wpa_cli select_network" by changing two different
> configurations for one AP but this causes a interrupt of the connection.
> Maybe there is a way to change the code that this can be done without
> deleting the old key that the connection remains up until the new key is
If you are trying to change EAP method from one to another, you could
probably change the current configuration block, logoff, logon (see
wpa_cli commands set_network, logoff, logon). This could be done within
the same association (if that is what you consider a "connection").
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