Does 802.11u require 802.1x?

Ben Greear greearb
Wed Aug 28 08:58:08 PDT 2013

On 08/28/2013 02:55 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 03:54:22PM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
>> I've been trying to set up hostapd and supplicant to speak some 802.11u
>> for testing purposes.
> IEEE 802.11u is a set of various different functionalities, so please be
> more specific on what exactly you are trying to test.
>> So far, I have not tried setting up .1x on the AP, but based on
>> the nai_realm_find_eap it seems I have to be running .1x for this
>> to work?
> Interworking network selection as currently implemented is going to
> require WPA2-Enterprise, so yes, IEEE 802.1X/EAPOL authentication is
> needed for this to work. IEEE 802.11u may not mandate that, but I don't
> expect other cases to be deployed in practice.

So, what about this example?

#	imsi="310026-000000000"
#	milenage="90dca4eda45b53cf0f12d7c9c3bc6a89:cb9cccc4b9258e6dca4760379fb82"

Is more work needed to make this function properly?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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