sending EAPOL Logoff on SIGTERM

Jouni Malinen j at
Sat May 5 10:20:41 EDT 2012

On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 10:47:00AM +0200, Simner, John wrote:
> With the xsupplicant implementation, a SIGTERM was sent to it and it generated the EAPOL Logoff.
> With the wpa supplicant I can see that it is handling the SIGTERM and generating the following...

SIGTERM does not sound like a very good mechanism for doing this.

> Is there a configurable option to genearate the EAPOL Logoff? or is something else required?

I would use "wpa_cli logoff" (optionally followed by "wpa_cli
terminate") to do this.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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