trying to use SHA256 on hostapd

Pavel Roskin proski at gnu.org
Thu Feb 19 12:01:23 EST 2009


On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 20:14 -0800, David wrote:
> Hi all;
> 
> Using hostapd 0.6.8 with madwifi-0.9.4, linux kernel 2.6.18 (old but
> works...), on an AR5212 802.11 b/g card,
> using wpa-psk mode w/ccmp (aes), known as "WPA2"
> 
> in hostapd.conf using the line
> wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK      everything works
> 
> 
> but trying to use SHA-256 like this
> wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK-SHA256       produces errors when I start hostap
> 
> Line xxx: invalid key_mgmt 'WPA-PSK-SHA256'
> 1 errors found in configuration file '/etc/hostapd.conf'
> 
>        [ !! ]
> 
> I get the exact same results (working and non-working) on other versions
> of hostap.  Reading the sample config file does not clarify; how do I
> enable this?

You need to enable CONFIG_IEEE80211W in the hostapd .config file for
WPA-PSK-SHA256 to be recognized.

-- 
Regards,
Pavel Roskin


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