getting WPS-AP-AVAILABLE on free access points

Jason Mclaughlin mcjason
Mon Dec 17 17:12:56 PST 2012

yeah i'm very sure it's happening... i just tried over and over again.
everytime I connect to an AP which uses no encryption and is
completely open plaintext, I get WPS-AP-AVAILABLE... maybe it's
available but that's not what I want to use :)

On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:56 PM, Jason Mclaughlin <mcjason at> wrote:
> what' happens is in Windows some of them direct me to a webpage to
> login with a password, but in wpa_gui it sticks at saying
> WPS-AP-AVAILABLE and gives me no IP address
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:33 PM, Jason Mclaughlin <mcjason at> wrote:
>> welp it seems to stop trying to connect at that point and just says that...
>> asks me to push a button.
>> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 05:02:05PM -0500, Jason Mclaughlin wrote:
>>>> I keep getting WPS-AP-AVAILABLE on free to connect to access points,
>>>> anybody know what the problem is here?
>>> What part of this do you think is a problem? That event is supposed to
>>> be indicated if there is a WPS enabled AP in the scan results.
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