[PATCH v2] Write client (dis)associations to a logfile

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Jan 12 11:44:07 PST 2015

On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 05:50:49PM +0100, Stefan Tomanek wrote:
> This change adds the configuration option "assoc_log_file" to hostapd, making
> it possible to specify a log file to which clients joining and parting the
> corresponding BSS are written.
> Every BSS can have an individual log file, and each entry written contains a
> timestamp, an indicator whether the client is associating (+) or disaccociating
> (-), the client and the bss hardware addresses as well as the device and SSID
> identifiers of the affected network. This makes it easy to join the file with
> the leases database of an DHCP server like dnsmasq.

Why would there be need for yet another log file for this? Isn't this
information available through syslog messages?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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