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

Krishna Chaitanya chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 04:01:33 PST 2016

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 1:01 AM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 12:13:10AM +0530, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:
>> I was thinking of a scenario (might not be practical) where in case of
>> highly mobile client,
>> we do provision with AP:A,
>> disconnect
>> Connect to AP-B (Need to check if this can be a actual connect/
>> another provision as the client already credentials but from a
>> different BSSID)
>> In case of provisioning with AP-B then client can get in to an
>> provisioning loop.
> I still don't understand this. I don't see any loop here.. It should
> really matter from which BSS the credentials are received. They should
> apply to all BSSs in the ESS. An AP (well, WPS Registrar behind that AP)
> might even provide credentials for completely different ESSs that have
> nothing to do with this initial AP through which the provisioning step
> is done (i.e., the SSID would be different).
I was thinking provisioning will be invalid
once we change SSID/BSSID,but I understand now.

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