EAP-TLS works but is reset by Hostap

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Sep 10 23:03:23 EDT 2006

On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 12:26:47PM -0700, Atif Ikram wrote:
> I have gotten xsupplicant to work with hostap using EAP-TLS, however,
> after 10 to 15 seconds (on average) it receives
> EAP-Request-Identification from hostap which causes the xsupplicant to
> restart.  From the logs of Hostap it looks like that it is sending id
> request messages (to authenticated ports) when it receives a broadcast
> message from other MAC address.  My question is it is true and why.
> Also, how can I stop HostAp to re-request the Id request message to
> authenticated client(s).

Can you please send a hostapd debug log showing this behavior and more
details on your configuration? You can control re-authentication with
eap_reauth_period parameter.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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