adding a new station with hostapd_cli

Jouni Malinen j
Thu Nov 17 02:22:01 PST 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:01:57AM +0100, Dries Naudts wrote:
> I'd like to manually add a station to hostapd.

Could you please describe what you are trying to accomplish with this?

> I was wondering, when a station is added via the 'new_sta' command with hostapd_cli the station is added to hostapd state, but will the driver be notified as well (via nl80211 - NL80211_CMD_NEW_STATION )?

Probably not. That mechanism is only meant for wired network to trigger
IEEE 802.1X/EAPOL authentication.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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