skip - could not parse WPA/RSN IE

Bruce Guenter lists-hostap
Thu Oct 7 21:27:59 PDT 2004

On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 09:09:28PM -0700, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> You have configured wpa_supplicant to only allow WPA2, but the AP you
> are trying to use is only configured for WPA. This will not work and you
> will need to either remove that proto line or add WPA to list of allowed
> protocols with that AP. Admitted, the debug message could be a bit more
> helpful in saying that it actually did not even try to parse the IE in
> this case..

OK, this got me much further.  It now configures and authenticates
properly, and passes network traffic.

My confusion was thinking that WPA with AES encryption was the core of
WPA2.  Obviously, it's more than just that.

Thanks a lot!
Bruce Guenter <bruceg at>
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