[PATCH 4/4] implement secondary SSID capability

Stefan Tomanek stefan.tomanek
Mon Apr 27 07:38:50 PDT 2015

Dies schrieb M. Braun (michael-dev at fami-braun.de):

> I was once looking into offering WPA-PSK and WPA-EAP using a single BSS.
> That didn't really work with newer Apple devices, as they didn't get the
> flags right during authentication to choose either WPA-PSK or WPA-EAP.
> Now when looking at these patches, I was wondering whether this could be
> used to have a single BSS and thus a single group state machine and TDLS
> while at the same time offer two ESSID with different AKM (PSK or EAP)
> to the devices? I haven't tested whether this would finally enable to
> use a single BSS with both authentification schemes, yet.

I don't think the patches apply to your case - all "twin" SSIDs use the same
autentication methods. I guess however that it might be possible to implement
it, since each client uses a dedicated hostapd_ssid struct with a copy of the
WPA data (since the key must be re-derived using the alternative ssid string).

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