How to arrange for the supplicant to continue to Scan & Detect SSIDs while connected to a hidden SSID (ap_scan=2)?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Sun Sep 10 15:54:16 EDT 2006

On Sat, Sep 09, 2006 at 04:36:53PM -0700, George S. Lockwood wrote:
> When I am connected to a hidden ssid the scan timeout appears to be 0
> and the supplicant / service does not seem to scan to detect the
> surrounding SSIDs.
> How can I reset that timeout or otherwise get the sup / service to
> automatically scan?

Such operation is not currently supported. If you want to scan for other
APs, you will need to trigger this with an external program using SCAN
command over the control interface.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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