wpa-supplicant for adhoc networking?

Damjan gdamjan
Mon Sep 19 08:59:54 PDT 2005

> > Hi, Is there a way to use wpa_supplicant for a network of adhoc nodes. I
> > use the simple WEP encryption for adhoc nodes, but I am not at all
> > satisfied with the security WEP offers. I would rather prefer to use
> > certificates to authenticate adhoc nodes. I have used wpa_supplicant for
> > certificate based authentication among in Infrastructure mode, and I
> > thought there must be a way to use the software for adhoc mode as well.
> > If its not that easy and might require a lot of changes in the software,
> > I would appreciate if someone from the developing guys could give me a
> > hint which files could be interesting to look at for possible changes and
> > what serious issues I might solve once I try to include / rewrite some
> > code for getting the software working for my adhoc network.
> Doing full IEEE 802.11i/802.1X authentication for adhoc networks would
> indeed require a lot of changes and not only in wpa_supplicant, but also

How about WPA-PSK in ad-hoc mode? Is it supported?

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