wpa_supplicant in adhoc WPA-PSK mode
Fri Nov 6 04:37:22 PST 2009
Jouni Malinen wrote:
If I can create a network with the configuration RSN IBSS (proto =
WPA2), should I use wpa_supplicant to join with this network? That
means, wpa_supplicant can do the handshake mechanism?
> On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 03:24:18PM +0530, Ujjal Roy wrote:
>> Is that possible in wpa_supplicant-0.6.9 ? I am right about my question
>> and the configuration is correct.
> The network block you described (IBSS network with WPA(v1) PSK) is
> invalid. There is no such mechanism. IBSS can either use WPA-None (no
> 4-way handshake, just fixed TKIP/CCMP keys) or RSN IBSS (proto=WPA2) and
> 4-way handshake.
>> I have created a network in which iwconfig displays like -
>> ESSID:"UJJAL" Nickname:""
>> Mode:Ad-Hoc Frequency:2.437 GHz Cell: 02:21:01:4D:70:31
>> Bit Rate:54 Mb/s Tx-Power=9 dBm Retry limit:9 RTS
>> thr=2347 B Fragment thr=2346 B Encryption key:<too big>
>> Security mode:open
>> Power Management:off
>> Link Quality:0/100 Signal level:-98 dBm Noise level:-98 dBm
>> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:110771
>> Tx excessive retries:12 Invalid misc:260 Missed beacon:0
>> I want to join with this network. Is there any application, if
>> wpa_supplicant will not work, which can join to this network?
> How is that network configured as far as security policy is concerned?
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