Does hostapd's ctrl_iface supports all configurations ?

uday kiran kaniki.uday at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 13:44:37 EDT 2011


Thanks for the reply Jouni.

No , not in hostapd.conf. I want to change the AP configurations dynamically
from
my program through the ctrl_iface of hostapd.I did walkthrough on ctrl_iface
code
in hostapd and i didnot see any handles for setting some config params like
changing ssid , beacon_int ect.

So , If i my program want to do those configs dynamically, Do i need to add
support in  ctrl_iface code too ? Or did I overlooked it in the code ?
Please clarify ?

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 02:46:39PM +0530, uday kiran wrote:
> > Does the ctrl_iface has support for all configurations ?
> >
> > For example, i want to set the beacon_int from my program.
> > Do I need to only worry about posting it to ctrl_iface or i need to add
> > support for the same in ctrl_iface too ?
>
> If you are asking whether you can dynamically change any parameter in
> hostapd.conf through the control interface, then no, that is not
> supported for most parameters.
>
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
>
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