[success] hostapd <> Intel ProSet = authentication fails

Coert coert.vonk
Sat Feb 12 18:07:33 PST 2005

It is working for me.  Just before I got your email, I updated the
PROSet supplicant to the latest and greatest version, and that
solved the problem.  I noticed something about server certificates in
the release notes.

That means that all my wireless systems are up and running using WPA. 
hostapd running on the access point, and wpa_supplicant running on the
linux supplicants.

For others trying to configure something simular, I added the Intel
PROSet config to my notes at:

Thanks for all the help,
Coert Vonk

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 17:27:16 -0800, Jouni Malinen <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 11:37:20AM -0800, Coert wrote:
> > My last venture for a while.  Trying to get my wife's laptop
> > authenticated using WPA.  The laptop is using version 7.1 of Intel
> > ProSet supplicant that claims to support WPA.
> >
> > In the attached hostapd traces, I see it sending  an authentication
> > request.  There is no answer from the supplicant.  The only debugging
> > that I can enable for ProSet is not very helpful when trying to get
> > WPA running (it is about the physical interface).
> >
> > Do you know how to enable WPA debugging in ProSet?  Are the "known
> > issues" with this supplicant?
> Yes, there is a known issue with that supplicant. It does not seem to
> like EAPOL version 2 even though IEEE 802.1X standard requires that
> newer version numbers are processed..
> A quick workaround is to change hostapd to claim it is using version 1
> by modifying following line in hostapd/ieee802_1x.h:
> #define EAPOL_VERSION 2
> to
> #define EAPOL_VERSION 1
> Please let me know if this allows you to complete authentication with
> the Intel ProSet supplicant.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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