initiating an over-the-air FT

Chuck Tuffli Chuck.Tuffli
Tue Sep 8 10:52:10 PDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces at] On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
> Sent: Sunday, September 06, 2009 10:58 AM
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> Subject: Re: initiating an over-the-air FT
> On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 09:11:54PM +0300, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
> > In the development version of wpa_cli, there is a command 
> (ft_ds) to start an over-the-DS fast transition. Is there an 
> equivalent command to initiate an over-the-air FT? Thanks!
> In theory, there should not be need for a new command, i.e., 
> just triggering reassociation (wpa_cli reassociate) should be 
> enough (with optionally setting the bssid parameter before 
> this if you have a specific BSS with which to associate). In 
> other words, over-the-air FT should be used automatically 
> whenever possible instead of running through full 
> authentication cycle.

That makes sense. Thanks!


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