WPA in adhoc network

Gabay, Benzy benzyg at ti.com
Wed Nov 17 01:42:19 EST 2010


Johns,


> Dear Friends
>     We are having a network in adhoc mode and we are looking for a way
> to
> secure it using a shared group key better than WEP.
> If we can set up WPA in our devices it would be great. We are using
> openwrt in
> our ubiquiti bullets and currently there are 6 nodes in our MANET.
> 
> So can you please tell whether WPA is feasible in adhoc mode and if so
> kindly
> give some directions to go forward.
> 
> Thanks
> Johns

By WFA definition Ad-Hoc can't support WPA authentication method. 
You might want to consider using more sophisticated WiFi feature as the upcoming Wi-Fi direct feature.

Benzy Gabay



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