Beacon Stuffing using hostapd

Jouni Malinen j
Tue Jun 30 14:48:25 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 03:14:58PM +0000, Pedro Salazar wrote:
> After tracing the hostapd source code I still can't find the solution to my
> problem: How to change the IE 221 during run time?

You can set a new value for vendor_elements through control interface
SET command and then issue UPDATE_BEACON command. This was added
relatively recently in this commit:

This test case shows an example of such an operation:

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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