wpasupplicant and WEP

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Dec 30 09:40:36 EST 2014


On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 02:16:55PM +0100, Erich Titl wrote:
> When connecting to a WEP based AP I am getting status COMPLETED, so it
> appears as if the connection was established at the network level, but
> then dhcpcd sends a broadcast to obtain a lease, this broadcat is then
> received and replied to by the dhcp server, but looking with tcpdump at
> the wlan0 interface the reply never reaches the adapter. Using WPA
> everything works fine.

Are you sure you have the correct WEP key set on the devices? WEP allows
the connection to be completed with Open System authentication algorithm
even if the keys do not match. This results in a state where state is
COMPLETED, but no Data frames get through.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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