How to set probe resp WPS IE through nl80211 interface

Janusz Dziedzic janusz.dziedzic at
Tue Aug 2 11:42:21 EDT 2011

2011/8/2 Stone <stonezju at>:
> Hi,
>     Could someone tell me that, when wpa_supplicant works as AP, how does
> wpa_supplicant set probe resp WPS IE through nl80211 interface? The beacon
> IE is able to be configured through set_beacon in driver_nl80211.c, while
> there is no accomplishment for set_ap_wps_ie.

Our firmware also require this functionality - we need setup
beacon/probe_resp frames as a firmware templates.
Seems, this could be usefull implementation.

We have temporary solution for set_ap_wps_ie - we are sending this
info via nl80211 test_mode command, but seems real implementation is
For most cases also "copy" from beacon template to probe_res works
fine, but this not cover all cases eg. p2p

Janusz Dziedzic

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