wpa_supplicant documentation / howto?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Fri Jan 21 21:14:37 PST 2005

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 09:07:57AM -0600, Paul Miller wrote:

> I'm upgrading from waproamd to wpa_supplicant and I'm not sure how to setup 
> wpa_supplicant to obtain a dhcp address or run a script upon connecting to an 
> access point.  Right now, it appears to try to associate with an access 
> point.

This is not part of wpa_supplicant. You will need to use a separate DHCP
client for this.

> How do I automatically run a script when an access point is associated or 
> unassociated?

This is not currently supported. There is a preliminary patch for
running external scripts based on some events, but I haven't yet been
convinced that that is the way to do this properly.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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