WPS: Connection Issue after EAP-Fail with same SSID and different BSSID

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Dec 5 10:48:51 PST 2016

On Mon, Dec 05, 2016 at 08:42:40PM +0530, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:
> In general i agree with the idea the always connect to the best network.
> But problem with WPS is that we have already chosen the best network
> and due to the disconnection triggered by protocol we may end up with
> another AP. Again this could be ok from user point of view (as both
> have same ssid), but this can cause a connection loop if every time after
> provisioning we end up choosing other (remote case).

Please note that the BSS selection rules for determining the best BSS
for a connection are different for the WPS provisioning step and normal
data association. I'm not sure I understand what kind of connection loop
you are talking about here, but as far as I can tell, the current
functionality is correct and expected in this type of sequences.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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