[PATCH 2/4] hostapd: add RSSI based association rejection support

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon Sep 25 02:11:57 PDT 2017

On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 07:25:18AM +0000, Otcheretianski, Andrei wrote:
> > From: Jouni Malinen [mailto:j at w1.fi]
> > minimum, I'd expect the AP to include the RSSI of the Authentication frame
> > received just before this (Re)Association Request frame and reject the
> > association only if both those frames show too low RSSI.
> Sure, we will add this.
> Though I'm not sure whether using 2 frames will improve this much - may be you want us to put this entire feature  under CONFIG_TESTING_OPTIONS for AP side?

I don't think we'll need CONFIG_TESTING_OPTIONS need here. I would not
recommend this capability to be used, but as long as there is AP mode
configuration parameter that practically prevents this from causing
issues by default, that should be fine to include in normal builds.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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