hostapd and 802.11r

Ben Greear greearb at
Tue Nov 3 11:03:55 PST 2015

On 11/03/2015 11:00 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2015 at 07:29:48AM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
>> Does hostapd have the ability to do 802.11r between 2+ APs?
> Yes.
>> I know at least some implementations of 802.11r require a controller
>> box, so I'm curious if hostapd somehow gets around that?
> hostapd can exchange messages with other hostapd-based devices to manage
> FT AP-AP operations.

Oooh, nice.  Anyone have some example configs that have this enabled?

I'd like to give it a try...


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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