Unable to enable H2E in wpa_supplicant

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Mar 23 17:25:21 GMT 2021

On Tue, Mar 23, 2021 at 04:42:13PM +0000, Michael Yartys wrote:
> I'm testing the hash-to-element implementation on my OpenWrt router, and I need to set sae_pwe=2 in my wpa_supplicant config to be able to connect to it. The problem is that I'm getting the following error:
> Line 9: unknown global field 'sae_pwe=2'.
> Line 9: Invalid configuration line 'sae_pwe=2'.
> My config is as follows (I saw the previous emails on the list about the parameter being a global parameter, and I have made sure it's outside the network block):
> ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
> sae_pwe=2

This is correct.

> I'm running wpa_supplicant on Fedora 33 and the version is listed as 1:2.9-8.fc33.

But SAE H2E support was added after the 2.9 release, so you will need to
use a newer snapshot for this functionality.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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