Stop wpa_supplicant from retrying authentication?

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Sep 23 01:01:03 PDT 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 03:36:23PM -0700, Pengcheng Chen wrote:
> Is there a way to stop wpa_suppliant from retrying on authentication
> failures? Can I configure this through the config file? Or is there a
> command line option to achieve this?

wpa_supplicant does not disable a network on authentication failures on
its own. Consecutive connections attempts are delayed (there are
somewhat recent changes in this area), but the network is left enabled
unless something above wpa_supplicant decides to disable it.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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