Hotspot 2.0 (802.11u) with hostapd/wpa_supplicant
Mon Feb 10 14:54:20 PST 2014
I'm hoping you can help me with my testing of Hotspot 2.0 for some proof of
I have looked at the hostapd.conf examples and everything seems to make
sense but I am wondering what the basic configuration options required are
in order for a client device that supports Hotspot 2.0 to connect to the
We traditionally use an open network with a captive portal authentication
page, and are looking to take advantage of Hotspot 2.0 whilst still
requiring the user to be redirected to our captive portal/login page.
Am I right in thinking the below should suffice? Am I missing anything, or
is any of this not required? Also, where does wpa_supplication fit in?
Appreciate this is vague at this stage as I'm at the initial stage of seeing
if this can work for us.
Finally, a generic question (I've been reading up about Hostspot 2.0 in
general but still not perfectly clear) is that how does authentication (ie
EAP-TTLS) take place before the user even connects to the AP and we
authenticate them via the captive portal page?
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