Adding an authentication scheme/modifying association frames

Timur Alperovich timur.alperovich
Mon Jan 12 13:47:05 PST 2009

Never mind! I found the bits in the source.


On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 5:12 PM, Timur Alperovich
<timur.alperovich at> wrote:
> Hi there,
> This is an odd question, but as I read the 802.11 standard, it seemed
> that the supported rates field doesn't have a specific size set. Is it
> possible to send an association reply frame that includes additional
> information in the field? Is the frame constructed by the hostap
> driver or firmware?
> Also, is there any documentation on adding an authentication scheme to hostapd?
> Basically, what I'm trying to do is have the access point transmit
> some data to the client while it is authenticating/associating with
> it, but I suppose that's obvious from the questions. Thank you.
> --
> Cheers,
> Timur

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