hostapd with no security and WPS

Andriy Tkachuk andriy.v.tkachuk
Wed May 20 08:42:46 PDT 2009

On 2009-05-20 18:24, Wuhua Xu wrote:
> First question: How to configure hostapd into no security mode?

Just do not specify wpa nor wpa_key_mgmt parameters in hostapd.conf

> Second question: Will WPS works in this mode?

Yes, it might.

> In my understanding, when hostapd has no security, sta is ready to 
> work upon association. So will there still be EAP session? Should 
> hostapd handle EAPOL messages in this case?

Yes. Just set eap_server=1.


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