WEP and WPA?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Mon Sep 27 21:32:55 PDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 06:16:17AM +0200, Damjan wrote:

> Aha, "Privacy bit in the beacon frames", thats why someone suggested
> that an AP should support two SSID's in order for this to work.
> Does/can hostap support two SSID's with different settings?

The current station firmware code makes this pretty difficult because it
takes care of Probe Request processing and does not internally support
multiple SSIDs. In theory, one could try rotating SSIDs, but that is not
very nice solution for this. Anyway, multiple SSIDs do not necessarily
help with the Privacy bit because most implementations would share the
same beacon frame with all the SSIDs.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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