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Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of UserDocs/HostAP

Author:
michael.voorhaen@ua.ac.be (IP: 0.0.0.0)
Timestamp:
03/25/09 15:41:54 (8 years ago)
Comment:

Some comments about setting up the bridge.

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    23 or whatever the bridge name you are using to the config file, or the WPA key exchange packets will get eaten by the bridge. 
     23or whatever the bridge name you are using to the config file, or the WPA key exchange packets will get eaten by the bridge.  
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    2525Symptom of this problem is that the host AP will retransmit the WPA key exchange packets (3 times) then deassociate the authenticating STA. The associating STA will receive the initial EAP-KEY packets, and respond, but the transmissions from the STA never reach the host AP daemon. 
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     27To avoid any further problems when connecting to the AP the first time it is best to set the forwarding delay of the bridge to 0. If not you can experience similar problems when first attempting to connect to a WPA-secured AP. 
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     29{{{ 
     30brctl setfd br0 0 
     31}}} 
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    2733== WPA-PSK setup ==