Cannot connect to hidden SSID

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Feb 16 03:03:44 PST 2009

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 08:31:26PM -0500, Dmitry Baryshev wrote:

> It works fine with wpa_supplicant 0.5.11 when SSID is broadcasted. But
> when broadcasting is disabled, supplicant cannot connect to wireless
> network. AP is a D-Link router WBR-2310. Client is based on VIA chip
> (VT6566). Kernel is 2.6.26. I run supplicant with -dd option, and here
> is the log file: Any ideas? Thanks!

Which driver are you using? Are you sure it supports per-SSID scanning
(i.e., scan_ssid=1)? If not, you could test this with ap_scan=2 mode.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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