Clarification about re-authentication and pre-authentication
Fri Sep 10 10:31:43 PDT 2010
Am Freitag 10 September 2010 schrieb Panagiotis Georgopoulos:
> Why is there a rsn_preauth_interfaces option in hostapd.conf? The interface
> option that the machine is using to create the AP is not enough? The client
> that will try to do pre-authentication will try to connect to the access
> point anyway.
That's because the preauthentication doesn't happen over the air but over the
DS. It looks like this:
<- wifi -> AP1 <- DS ->
<- preauthentication ->
And hostapd on AP2 needs to know on which interface preauthentication requests
can come in (for example over eth0).
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