hostapd and multiple SSID

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Aug 8 09:16:36 PDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 11:39:55AM +0200, Sonia wrote:

> Once we've implemented the access control list based
> on MAC addresses, now we want to include the option
> for multiple SSIDs in the Access Point.

Can you please provide bit more details on what exactly you mean with
multiple SSIDs?

> Is it possible to do it with hostapd (0.5.8) and
> madwifi driver? I think that multi_ssid is an invalid
> option for hostapd.

The open source version of hostapd does not support multi_ssid
configuration. However, it should be possible to use multiple BSSIDs if
the version of madwifi driver that you use supports this.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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