Problem with WPA-PSK

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Wed Apr 21 21:31:38 PDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 09:21:02AM +0200, Ugo Campiglio wrote:

> I am using the XP default client with the latest service pack. The 
> client card is a Netgear WAG 511 and it i working with other APs.
> I made it for it to work but not every time. Sometimes it works, 
> sometimes it doesnt without changing the configuration.

I haven't tested the latest version that much.. I'm not aware of issues
that would cause this kind of problems, but I would not be too surprised
if something is still broken.

> When configuring WPA PSK I saw that if I specify
> wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
> wpa_pairwise=TKIP
> hostapd does not work correctly, while if I dont specify these two 
> parameters it works.

There should be no difference in the operation whether you have those
lines in the configuration file or not. Those are the defaults that will
be used if the lines are not included..

> Is the WPA-PSK part in hostapd considered as finished or is somebody 
> still working on it?

Hey.. It's development snapshot.. Not even released in any of the
development releases. What do you think? ;-)

(no, it is not considered finished and yes, I'm working on it)

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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