HostAP Digest, Vol 67, Issue 7

Raghavendra s.raghu at samsung.com
Thu Nov 6 22:58:27 EST 2008


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> Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 20:41:19 +0530
> From: Kiran Kulkarni <kiran.1267 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Passive Scannning
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> In wpa_supplicant I am searching for a functionality where I will put my 
> system in passive scan which will only listen to beacons. And if 
> networks are available I should get some notification on D-Bus or Socket 
> interface.
> So such fascility is provided or not

Hi,

By default passive scanning is supported in wpa_supplicant. Where in it listens on all the channels for beacon frames.

Active scanning is not supported (Not sure), where in it will send probe request to AP ssid.

-Raghu

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