XP sends "deauthentication" after ieee802_1x authentication finishs

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Wed Aug 4 01:29:42 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 11:39:35AM -0700, yuannong at emobilenetworks.com wrote:

>  Hostap driver 0.2.4, Linux2.4, and WindowsXP as a client. The problem comes
> when I turn on i802.1x authentication by using freeradius. The authentication method
> is PEAP.
>  In fact everything works pretty well. The i802.1x authentication works fine,
> but several seconds after the i802.1x authentication finishs, XP always sends
> out a ieee802.11 "deauthentication" frame with reason code 3:(Station has left
> the basic service area..)

Looks like you have configured hostapd not to send dynamic WEP keys even
though the client is expecting them. Adding wep_key_len_broadcast and
wep_key_len_unicast configuration (either set them to 5 or 13) should
help with this.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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