Ap_isolate behavior.

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Fri Sep 10 00:42:55 PDT 2021

On Thu, 2021-09-09 at 19:58 -0400, Mark K Vallevand wrote:
> I've been looking at the kernel sources, and it should behave correctly when ap_isolate=1.
> I suspect that it might be some networking thing that I don't understand or have mis-configured.
> What I have is an ethernet bridge with wi-fi and ethernet slaves.  The bridge is used for some packet inspection and to get traffic into our solution.
> When I have 2 stations connected to wi-fi and ap_isolate=0, the stations can talk to each other, and I can see their traffic using tcpdump on the wi-fi interface.  I do not see their traffic on the bridge.  So, aha I say.  Set ap_isolate=1.

IIRC you shouldn't see the traffic on the wifi interface if it's added
to the bridge correctly?


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