WPS:external WLAN Manager Registrars
j at w1.fi
Thu Oct 22 00:54:49 EDT 2009
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 02:14:12PM +0530, Srinivas Pitla wrote:
> I am using Hostapd-0.6.9 with Madwifi, and I have few questions
> regarding Hostapd.
> 1)Hostapd is not supporting WPS external WLAN Manager Registrars, Is
> this feature under development?
hostapd supports external registrars, but it does not implement the full
AP Management Interface to support all WLAN Manager Registrar
> 2)Is there any patches available to support external WLAN Manager
No and I'm not aware of any plans to do so either in the future. As far
as I can tell, no WPS implementation supports this part of the
specification. Do you have any particular reasons for using some of the
> 3)Is WPS in Hostapd WiFi certification compliant?
I don't think there are known issues in this area, but obviously this
depends on the combination of hostapd and rest of the system (mainly,
the hw/firmware/driver/802.11 stack and integration with them). In other
words, this will require running through the tests with the full system.
I don't know whether anyone can share results of this with 0.6.9 version
of hostapd and many specific version of madwifi.
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