ibss mode with wpa2 encryption?
greearb at candelatech.com
Tue Nov 25 19:20:03 EST 2014
On 11/24/2014 03:35 PM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 02:39:40PM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
>> I'm trying to get ath9k NICs to do wpa2 encryption on ibss
>> networks with the config below. I do not see any obvious errors
>> in the supplicant logs, but it will not pass traffic.
>> Is this supposed to work? The peer station has a similar setup.
> RSN IBSS is supposed to work and well, works at least with
> mac80211_hwsim, but I have not tested with ath9k recently. Anyway, your
> configuration has some issues that would likely explain traffic not
> While TKIP is allowed, I'd use CCMP with RSN since TKIP does not make
> much sense for a case where every single device supporting RSN will also
> support CCMP. Anyway, the larger issue is with pairwise=NONE. That is
> not really something I would have ever tested with RSN IBSS since proper
> pairwise encryption should be used with RSN STAs. In other words,
> replace those with pairwise=CCMP and group=CCMP to make this more
Ok, does this look better?
I am seeing auth timeouts in supplicant logs when I try to bring up two
stations like this on ath9k. (It fails on ath10k too, but not sure if
that is a separate issue or not.)
Open auth works fine.
Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com
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