Does 802.11u require 802.1x?

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Aug 31 01:17:37 PDT 2013

On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 07:22:59AM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> I'm mainly trying to wrap my head around it well enough to support
> 802.11u and hotspot 2.0 for testing third-party equipment.  I'd like
> to support whatever feature set hostapd and supplicant support, and
> if that is not enough for my customers, then I'll try to implement
> the parts that are not currently there...

I'd assume you would then be interested in Hotspot 2.0 rather than IEEE
802.11u, since in practice, Hotspot 2.0 functionality (which includes a
subset of 802.11u) is what will be much more likely to be deployed than
all of IEEE 802.11u.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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