association time

Fernando fbernal at um.es
Tue Jun 2 05:14:09 EDT 2009


Jouni Malinen escribió:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 05:36:54PM +0200, Fernando wrote:
>
>   
>> Is possible to configure hostapd to allow an station to be only 
>> associated X time?
>>     
>
> What exactly do you mean with that? To disassociate a station after X
> seconds regardless of whether it uses the connection to transmit data or
> not?
Yes, for example, if the station is 10 seconds connect disassociate it.
>  And then? Allow the station to associate again immediately? Or
> reject associations from it for some time (how long?)?
>   
Reject associations for example for 120 seconds.

There is some mechanism to carry out it?
> There is currently couple of mechanisms related to timing out the
> association. Neither of these may not meet your exact expectation, but
> at least they are likely to do something similar.
>
> ap_max_inactivity parameter in hostapd.conf can be used to define a
> station inactivity limit (see hostapd.conf for more details). When using
> a RADIUS authentication server, Session-Timeout attribute can be used to
> set up a limit for the duration of the session. Both of these allow the
> station to try to associate again (which, in case of RADIUS
> authentication, could be denied by the RADIUS server).
>
>   



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