wpa_supplicant manual 802.11r transition

Jouni Malinen j
Thu Aug 27 08:11:57 PDT 2015

On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 04:05:56PM +0200, Georg M?lleder wrote:
> Afaik, wpa_cli has a built in "roam" command. You just need to
> specify the BSSID of the other AP.

With the ROAM command, it needs to be noted that it is for testing
purposes only and whatever uses it needs to make sure that both the
wpa_supplicant BSS table and the cached kernel driver (or cfg80211) scan
results for the target AP exist.

> On 27/08/15 16:01, Yury Shvedov wrote:
> >Is there any way to manually make wpa_supplicant to perform 802.11r (FT)
> >roaming between two BSSes (over DS or not doesn't matter) with identical
> >parameters (mdid, r0kh and r1kh) or any way to change its source code to
> >have such ability?

ROAM is for over-the-air while FT_DS is equivalent for over-the-DS.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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