Hostapd does not contact radius server

Jouni Malinen j at
Mon Aug 29 01:38:34 PDT 2016

On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 01:13:18AM +0200, Guan Xin wrote:
> Switching off "require_ht" in hostapd configuration solves the problem.
> With "require_ht=1", "hostapd -d" gives the following message when
> using EAP authentication:

> association request: STA=00:3f:8b:xx:xx:xx capab_info=0x11
> listen_interval=2 seq_ctrl=0xa800
> WMM IE - hexdump(len=7): 00 50 f2 02 00 01 00
> Validating WMM IE: OUI 00:50:f2  OUI type 2  OUI sub-type 0  version 1
> QoS info 0x0
> wlan1: STA 00:3f:8b:xx:xx:xx IEEE 802.11: No supported rates element in AssocReq

That sounds like an error in the client device. Which station was this?
Does it support HT?

> Their is no "No supported rates element in AssocReq" with
> "require_ht=0" and everything works.
> HT is still available after association.

Would you be able to capture a wireless sniffer trace of the association
frames exchanged between the AP and the station in such a failed case?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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