about the support for OKC

sven falempin sven.falempin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 15:12:33 EST 2013


On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 02:25:24PM -0500, sven falempin wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> > > hostapd has support for this in the case you are using a single hostapd
> > > process to control multiple BSSes/radios (okc=1 in the configuration
> > > file). There is no support for communicating this PMKSA cache state to
> > > other hostapd processes (e.g., on another AP device), so at least for
> > > now, this is limited to single device designs.
>
> > When using Radius and EAP, should the PMKSA cache be also transferred
> from
> > one hostapd to another ?
> > should we do that with hostapd_cli ?
>
> If you are talking about multiple hostapd processes then that comment
> above about this not being supporting applies. If you are talking about
> a single hostapd process, there is no need to do this. In other words,
> it either works without any additional steps or the scenario you are
> thinking of is not supported by the current (very minimal)
> implementation of OKC support in hostapd. In other words, this
> functionality to clone PMKSA cache entries to other hostapd processes
> would need to be added.
>

 Is it the same for 802.11r  ?
Should hostapd remotely control machines to manage wifi
i mean
driver <-> network <-> hostapd  <-> network <->driver { like nl }
or should we exchange keys betweens hostapd ?


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