Client reboots, can't reconnect for 5-8 minutes?
thefrankrizzo at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 22 19:49:21 PST 2015
One other bit of data about this issue.
If I kill, and restart hostapd, the tablet connects immediately. So, it's
like there's some internal timeout that has to expire before a reconnect
On Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:38:34 -0800, Frank Rizzo
<thefrankrizzo at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> This is something that I'm observing, and I'm hoping it's been seen
> before, and there's a simple solution.
> I have hostap setup and running, with freeradius. I connect to the
> server with an android tablet.
> The 1st connection after a fresh reboot of the server, and the tablet
> connects IMMEDIATELY, and works fine. If I reboot the tablet, it can't
> connect to the server for a period of time. (Most recent tests were 5,
> and 8 minutes). After this time has elapsed, it connects quickly, and
> works fine. I assumed it was a long inactivity timeout being set, and
> hostap was assuming that the tablet was still connected, and refusing to
> allow it to connect again. So, I added ap_max_inactivity=30. Figuring
> it takes 45 seconds for the tablet to reboot, the records should be
> clean when it go around to trying to reconnect.
> THIS DIDN'T SOLVE IT.
> So, I must be missing something. Any help?
> wpa_pairwise=TKIP CCMP
> # this inactivity poll is just used as a nicer way of verifying
> # inactivity; i.e., client will not report broken connection because
> # disassociation frame is not sent immediately without first polling
> # the STA with a data frame.
> # default: 300 (i.e., 5 minutes)
> # RADIUS stuff
> own_ip_addr=192.168.0.1 # The interface IP
> auth_server_addr=127.0.0.1 # Where is the radius server
> auth_server_port=1812 # The port the radius server runs on
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