hostapd / eaptls / IOS 10.2

Andreas Hartmann andihartmann at
Thu Mar 22 07:29:26 PDT 2018

On 03/22/2018 at 11:50 AM Andreas Hartmann wrote:
> Hello all!
> Since years I'm using hostapd with EAPTLS for WLAN and never had any
> problem with Linux, Android or Windowsclients.
> I'm now trying to configure an iPhone (iOS 10.2) to use EAPTLS, too. I
> installed the CA and the client crt. That seems to be all fine. But
> connection isn't possible. Hostapd prints out:
> IEEE 802.11: No WPA/RSN IE in association request
> Does iOS 10.2 need some special configuration in hostapd to get it working?

Problem seems to be, that iOS 10.2 can't handle WPA2 !?
If I'm setting wpa=1 (normally I'm using wpa=2), it can connect. But
with wpa=3 (enabling WPA and WPA2) it doesn't work, too - I would have
expected, that this would work.

> Thanks,
> Andreas

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