WPA_SUPPLICANT as a Service: Is there information on Installing, starting, etc.?

George S. Lockwood gslockwood
Tue Aug 22 06:54:26 PDT 2006

Thanks for your note about the new windows Readme re: wpasrv.

Two points:

1. The Service reads the NIC adaptor's GUID from the "interfaces"
registry value.  Correct?

So any NIC change to a user's machine MUST somehow be reflected there.

2. RE: SDDL strings: the requirement is for this to be in the config
file that the wpa_supplicant.exe uses? But not in the service????

what am I not understanding?


On 8/20/06, George S. Lockwood <gslockwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Is there information on How To Install WPA_SUPPLICANT as a Windows Service?
> All I have found in VS2005 is a .net solution for creating and
> installing a Windows Service.  Does any know about a C++ (unmangaged)
> project, help, document, tutorial on creating & mananging  one's own
> Windows Services?
> Further, has anyone taken the suggestion in the WPA_SUPPLICANT's
> README file to use it as a service in windows?
> I assume once it is installed it, one can use the standard, service
> manager code to start, stop, restart, enable, disable it...
> thanks so much,
> george

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