wpa supplicat in credentials get cached

dhanushka ranasinghe parakrama1282 at gmail.com
Wed May 9 03:16:09 EDT 2012


Hi..

Any idea where it get cached

Thank You
Dhanushka

On 5 May 2012 05:25, Paul Stewart <pstew at google.com> wrote:

> wpa_supplicant does PMKSA caching.  Unless you use a recent wpa_supplicant
> (which flushed the PMKSA cache when network blocks are removed), and have a
> connection manager that removes networks blocks when you disconnect /
> change credentials, wpa_supplicant will used it's cached credentials
> instead of re-doing authentication from scratch each time you connect to an
> 802.1x network.  The effect is as you described: the RADIUS server is not
> involved in PMKSA-cache-based authentication.
>
> --
> Paul
>
> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Antonio Quartulli <ordex at autistici.org>wrote:
>
>> On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 08:43:57 +0530, dhanushka ranasinghe wrote:
>> > Hi guys,
>> >
>> > i have ubuntu machine that uses wpa_supplicant, issue is seems like
>> > wpa_supplicat caching the credentials, following are the steps that i
>> > follow,
>> >
>> > [1] log in with wrong username and password to the my WIFI network,,
>> > and Radius log shows access denied due to wrong credentials,
>> >
>> > [2] Then i login to the WIFI network by using correct username and
>> > password  , Radius log shows access granted
>> >
>> > [3] Then i again try to connect with wrong username and password,
>> > Radius log did'nt display any thing and WIFI got connected...
>>
>> Where do you get this RADIUS output from? where are you typing your
>> credential
>> in?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>> --
>> Antonio Quartulli
>>
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