[WNM-Notification] When and where hostapd sends Remediation Request to the device

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Sep 26 10:56:29 PDT 2014

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 04:49:59PM +0200, Adrian Moran wrote:
> I have been trying to understand how hostapd sends a WNM-Notification
> (concretly a Remediation Request) to the mobile device but I'm now blocked.
> I have seen in the file src/ap/ieee802_1x.c that the function
> ieee802_1x_finished is the attendant of send the remediation request (using
> the function hs20_send_wnm_notification) but I can see where  and when this
> function is called.

ieee802_1x_finished() is called from the EAPOL authenticator finished
callback, i.e., when the 4-way handshake following the EAP
authentication has been completed in the case of WPA2-Enterprise (which
would be the case for this remediation request).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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