reason 4: Disassociated due to inactivity on local request

Jouni Malinen j at
Fri Jul 10 13:44:12 EDT 2015

On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 03:17:56PM +0000, Samitha Wijedasa wrote:
> I'm getting frequent disconnections with the above mentioned reason when running wpa_supplicant. This occurs even if I kept on  sending ping requests to the access point. This is not triggered by the access point itself this is generated by the client station side. Is this happening due to  a bug ?
> d4:ca:6d:11:b9:08 - client station running wpa_supplicant (an OpenWrt platform)

Which WLAN card and driver is this?

>  00:24:a5:b4:c1:5b - access point running hostapd (an DD-wrt platform)
> sample iw trace
> 0.000515: wlan0 (phy #0): deauth d4:ca:6d:11:b9:08 -> 00:24:a5:b4:c1:5b reason 4: Disassociated due to inactivity [frame: c0 00 00 00 00 24 a5 b4 c1 5b d4 ca 6d 11 b9 08 00 24 a5 b4 c1 5b 00 00 04 00]0.011767: wlan0 (phy #0): disconnected (local request)

Do you have wpa_supplicant debug log from the moment when such a
disconnection happens?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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