WPA-PSK, madwifi & WAP-4000

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue May 23 06:40:59 PDT 2006

On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 09:17:10AM +0200, k0STEk wrote:

> I have problem associating planet-8310 (atheros) card with WAP-4000 
> using WPA-PSK.
> WAP-4000 is AP with hidden SSID

> madwifi: current

> wpa_supplicant.conf:
> ap_scan=2
> network={
>        ssid="vabank"
>        psk=3e1136fa623cead818de40825be455b90cfcad6bb755ccc03c405exxxxxxxxxx
>        key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
>        proto=WPA
> }

ap_scan=2 mode requires exact specification of encryption parameters,
i.e., you would need to add pairwise and group parameters in the network
block. However, with madwifi driver, using ap_scan=1 with scan_ssid=1 in
the network block is more likely to work with hidden SSIDs.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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