[TDLS] Do I need to encrypt the TDLS action frames in a secure BSS?

dhanajit.roy at wipro.com dhanajit.roy at wipro.com
Fri Jun 6 00:39:29 EDT 2014


Hi Avinsah,

Thanks for the response.

Regards
Dhanajit Roy
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From: Avinash Patil [avinashapatil at gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2014 9:13 AM
To: Dhanajit Roy (WT01 - Manufacturing & Hi Tech)
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Subject: Re: [TDLS] Do I need to encrypt the TDLS action frames in a secure BSS?

Hi Dhanajit,

Yes; you need to encrypt TDLS setup frames while sending over WPA2 network.

Thanks,
Avinash

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:40 PM,  <dhanajit.roy at wipro.com> wrote:
> Hi ,
>
> When the BSS is in WPA2/PSK mode , do I need to encrypt the action frame and
> send from one TDLS peer to another ?
> TDLS action frames are - TDLS discovery request , TDLS Setup
> Request/Response/confirm, TDLS Teardown etc.
>
> Your suggestion will be a real help !
>
> Regards
> Dhanajit Roy
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