Question on wpa_supplicant and FT over DS.

Jouni Malinen j at
Fri Feb 14 04:30:31 EST 2014

On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 04:22:48PM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
> Does wpa_supplicant properly support FT over DS?  It seems that when
> we tell it to roam to a new AP using wpa_cli, it always does over-the-air
> even when AP is beaconing as being FT over DS.


> Is this a feature that needs special configuration, or maybe some
> special hint when initiating a roam through the CLI?

FT_DS command needs to be used if you want to force FT-over-DS to be
used (and no, it would never be used automatically in the current
implementation if I remember correctly).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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