Code 17 and code 17

Ben Greear greearb
Sun Sep 23 09:09:45 PDT 2012

On 09/23/2012 03:18 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 09:02:50AM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
>> Does supplicant support 'code 16' and 'code 17'?  I think this is some sort
>> of load-sharing logic that Cisco uses in their APs that should cause stations
>> to try some other AP...
> I'm assuming you are referring to use of status code 16 (auth timeout)
> and 17 (AP unable to handle new STA) in Authentication and
> (Re)Association Response frames. These are handled like other
> association failures, i.e., with the temporary blacklist mechanism that
> makes wpa_supplicant try other BSSes first. In other words, yes, I would
> expect the current behavior to work with this type of load-sharing
> mechanisms.



Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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