[PATCHv2 07/21] 802.1X: release unused VLAN-WEP-Keys

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Jun 25 05:15:07 EDT 2013


On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 11:15:57AM +0200, Michael Braun wrote:
> Reuse the WEP rekeying timer to remove keys for which no sta exists.

Is rekeying timer the correct place for this? Wouldn't the key become
unneeded when the last STA using it gets removed? Anyway, WEP should not
really be used today, so I'm not sure it would be justifiable to add any
more complexity here unless this is required for something else to work.
Would be more valuable to consider just removing support for dynamic WEP
keys with VLAN altogether..

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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