Could not get PMK
DavidDu at cctexas.com
Fri May 23 13:37:11 EDT 2008
Does that mean that I have something in Radius (freeradius2) configured
Is there a keyword that should be included in the user definition, or
the eap definition for that?
I'm new to this wireless stuff, and still trying to work out which way
>>> Bryan Kadzban <bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net> 5/23/2008 11:33:22 AM
On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 10:16:05AM -0500, David Dudley wrote:
> OK, what is PMK
Pairwise Master Key. It's the key that WPA and WPA2 both use to
the Pairwise Temporal Keys (PTKs) that actually encrypt the data.
If you use WPA-PSK (or WPA2-PSK), then the PMK has the same value as
PSK, although this is a large hex number, not a string (there's a
algorithm that combines an ASCII string with the SSID to generate this
If you use WPA-EAP, then the RADIUS server is supposed to generate the
> and why couldn't hostapd get it?
I don't know for sure. I can guess that it's something to do with the
fact that it's running on NetBSD, but that's purely a guess.
To troubleshoot, it will probably help to get debugging output from
hostapd (and possibly also the client on the other end of the
association, but that's probably not needed yet).
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