Help with authentication (skip - no WPA/RSN proto match)

Nicolas Cavallari nicolas.cavallari at green-communications.fr
Fri Sep 13 00:26:48 PDT 2019


On 13/09/2019 00:02, M. Ranganathan wrote:
> And here's the hostapd config file
> 
> 
>     interface=ap1-wlan1
>     driver=nl80211
>     ssid=simplewifi
>     wds_sta=1
>     hw_mode=g
>     channel=1
>     ap_isolate=1
>     eap_server=1
>     logger_syslog=-1
>     logger_syslog_level=0
>     ca_cert=/home/mranga/openssl/ca.crt
>     server_cert=/home/mranga/openssl/server.crt
>     private_key=/home/mranga/openssl/server.key
>     ctrl_interface=/var/run/hostapd
>     ctrl_interface_group=0

You are missing something like wpa=2 and wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-EAP, so your
access point is actually open.

> 
> 
> I see the following in my wpa_supplicant log file
> 
>     sta1-wlan0: Selecting BSS from priority group 0
>     sta1-wlan0: 0: 02:00:00:00:02:00 ssid='simplewifi' wpa_ie_len=0
> rsn_ie_len=0 caps=0x401 level=-36 freq=2412

if wpa_ie_len and rsn_is_len are zero, then the AP is not using WPA1 or
RSN (WPA2 or WPA3).



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