Disconnect P2P client from P2P Group

Nishant Sharma nishantshrm009 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 08:05:59 EDT 2012


Hi,

Is there an plan to implement this feature with full functionality in near
time. Otherwise can you guide us in little deep for implementing this
feature in wpa_supplicant.



On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:18:26AM +0530, Nishant Sharma wrote:
> >   I am trying to disconnect a particular P2P Client  from a P2P Group.
> Say
> > if A is GO and  B and C is Client in this Group. Now I want to
> >   remove only Client B from this Group. Please let me know how can we do
> > this.
>
> P2P specification does not provide robust mechanism for doing this,
> i.e., you may have to tear down the group and re-start it to generate a
> new PSK. This would obviously be inconvenient since the other devices
> would then need to join the group again.
>
> If all the clients here are indeed P2P Clients, it should be possible to
> use per-device PSK from WPS provisioning step and then revoke only the
> PSK for the client that is being disconnected. While parts of this has
> been implemented (WPS implementation can be configured to assign
> per-device PSK), this is not fully enabled for P2P GO use at this point.
>
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> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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Thanks and Regards
Nishant Sharma
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