hostapd and encryption

Jouni Malinen j
Wed May 7 01:35:20 PDT 2008

On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 09:47:13AM +0200, Markus Ritzer wrote:

> I would like to set up an AP on an Atheros PCI WLAN Card that uses WPA 
> encryption. Everything works fine, but the network is also accessible 
> without any encryption at all.I use madwifi-ng|-0.9.4 and|| 
> hostapd-||0.6.3.
> What do I have to do so that only clients that know the PSK can connect 
> to my WLAN?

Configuring WPA in hostapd should have been enough.. I would have
expected that to make madwifi reject open connections without any
additional steps. Could you please send debug log from hostapd (-dd on
command line) showing a client connecting without WPA when hostapd is
configured to use WPA?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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