Issue with hostapd+RPi3+Alpine

Jouni Malinen j at
Sat Mar 24 02:16:12 PDT 2018

On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 09:59:17PM -0700, Eric Smyth wrote:
> I'm prototyping with hostapd running on Alpine Linux on a Rapsberry Pi
> 3 and I can't get a working configuration that utilizes RADIUS. If I
> configure hostapd with `wpa_passphrase` or `wpa_psk_file`, all is
> good. However, when I configure `macaddr_acl=2` as needed for
> `wpa_psk_radius` or `wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-EAP`, then the conditional in
> src/ap/drv_callbacks.c:190 evaluates to true and I receive a
> "STA...not allowed to connect" message and the device is
> disassociated; hostapd never checks with the RADIUS server.

wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-EAP does not require macaddr_acl=2. macaddr_acl=2 is
supported properly only with drivers that use hostapd for processing
the management frames. It does not sound like the driver you are testing
with would be in that category.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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