Questions tagged [wpa-supplicant]

wpa_supplicant, a free software implementation of an IEEE 802.11i supplicant for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, QNX, AROS, Microsoft Windows, Solaris, OS/2 (including eComStation) and Haiku.

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Wpa_supplicant configuration file for open hidden network [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to a open hidden network (without password) The network is the following (from iwlist wlan0 scan) Cell 0 - Address: 11:22:33:44:55:66 Channel:5 ...
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I am wondering about the DISCONNECT time base of wpa_supplicant

I am using wpa_supplicant and wpa_cli. It is out of signal of connecting AP. However, wpa_supplicant does not directly follow DISCONNECT. After a few seconds, wpa_supplicant becomes DISCONNET on ...
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How to view the WPA2 PEAP certificate offered by an AP?

I have to connect to a WPA2 Enterprise network which only works if I don't verify the certificate. I would prefer not to do this, because this way anyone can see the MSCHAPv2 messages. The first step ...
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What is the wpa_supplicant configuration file for a hidden network without password?

I need to connect to a hidden network without password with wpa_supplicant: iwlist <interface> scan output: Cell 02 - Address: 11:22:33:44:55:66 Channel:1 ...
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Raspbian Lite not connecing to internet

I'm running Raspbian Jessie Lite (tty only) and attempting to connect to the internet using wpa_supplicant. The error I receive is WRONG_KEY and 4-Way Handshake failed, however, I know my passphrase ...
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How to generate a hotspot that does not requires password?

Is there a way to create a hotspot that doesn't have a password? The "hotspot command" of nmcli : wifi hotspot [ifname ifname] [con-name name] [ssid SSID] [band {a | bg}] [channel channel] [...
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How to export the current wpa_cli network to a file?

Say I have connected with wpa_cli to a network mynetwork: # wpa_cli >add_network >set_network 0 ssid "mynetwork" >set_network 0 psk "SupahSecretPassphrase" >enable_network 0 >...
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How to disable logging of wpa_supplicant into syslog [duplicate]

My syslog is being flooded be the following, which is obviously WLAN connection related. This question is How to disable logging of wpa_supplicant into syslog? Nov 16 03:58:14 vb-nb-mint ...
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How to add multiple network blocks in command Line?

I want to add network blocks into /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_suppplicant.conf file. The original file looks like, ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 network={ ...
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Debian Jessie (Minibian) cannot connect to WiFi?

I have two brand new Raspberry Pi 3s both running Minibian. I am trying to use the built-in WiFi adapater to connect to my server subnet. I can see the network I'm attempting to connect to with ...
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Centos 6 EAP Authentication fails when wpa_supplicant is started as a service

When I start wpa_supplicant as a service sudo service start wpa_supplicant (and the same issue if it is in a startup file), my laptop will not connect to an EAP network, with errors in /var/log/...
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WPA_Supplicant disconnects on exit

I can't exit wpa supplicant and keep connected. I tried using & and -B (individually). I'm using ARM FreeBSD on a Rasp Pi. To clarify Ctrl-c is the only way I can exit, but upon doing so I ...
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How do I configure wpa_supplicant.conf for WPS push-button?

I'm building an IOT device, powered by headless Debain on a CHIP (https://getchip.com/), and will have connectivity to a customer's wifi. I'm trying to build in functionality for wifi connectivity to ...
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Make systemd stop starting unwanted wpa_supplicant service?

I wanted to disable systemd unwanted attempts to automatically start wpa_supplicant. I thougth I could simply run a sudo systemctl disable wpa_supplicant.service --global and I would not be seeing a ...
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debian networking wpa_supplicant configuration error

I did a base install of Debian Jessie. I wanted to connect the computer over wifi. First I downloaded wireless-tools, wpa_supplicant and it dependencies. I also changed the file in /etc/network/...
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automatic reconnect of wifi via systemd on raspbian

Setup: rasbian raspberry pi 4.4.14-v7+ with systemd for network related stuff. Using the internal broadcom wifi Access Point: Another RPi3 with Hostapd 1:2.3-1+deb8u3 and 4.4.14-v7+ I will refer to ...
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wpa_supplicant and network management tools

I have a well configured /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf with all my ESSIDs and passwords. I do not have a graphical interface like KDE or Gnome. To switch between available networks, I need ...
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list of wpa_supplicant error messages

I'm trying to write a test to debug a network manager that utilises wpa_supplicant but I'm having a hard time finding a list of error messages that I can expect for CTRL-EVENT-SSID-TEMP-DISABLED ...
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Problem with setting up WPA2 personal with wpa_supplicant [closed]

System: archlinux (last updates) I plugged in a USB wireless dongle and basic things seem to work out of the box, however I can't seem to be able to configure wpa_supplicant properly to get a ...
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dhclient connecting to wlan0 after wpa-supplicant setup polls infinitely

I just wanted to try out how to connect to my WIFI WPA2 via terminal. Therefore I created "/etc/wpa_supplicant" network = { ssid = "nameOfWifi" psk = "passwordNumberThatIFoundOnTheWifiHardware" ...
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Comprehensive documentation of wpa_supplicant.conf with description of all parameters and default values

I there any up to date, comprehensive documentation of wpa_supplicant which describes all possible parameters of wpa_supplicant.conf and it's default values. The man page of wpa_supplicant.conf ...
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WPA_CLI showing access point as connected when it shouldn't

I'm using linux kernel 3.3 and am trying to use the wpa_cli utility to monitor the status of my WiFi connection. I'm using an Edimax WiFi dongle to connect to a wireless access point. Normally I see ...
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controlling wpa_supplicant using node.js

I would like to control wpa_supplicant using a node.js module. Most importantly I want to be able to detect connection failures so I can write a program that can act upon them. So far setting up a ...
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Connecting to wifi network with captive portal login page using wpa_supplicant

I am currently trying to connect to a BTWi-fi / BT_Openzone unsecured network in my office using my pcengines apu1d4 running debian 8.4 with edimax ew-7811un wifi dongle. When conventionally ...
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Subsequent calls to wpa_supplicant fail - can't connect to wifi

I have an ubuntu 15.10 server which utilizes wpa_supplicant to connect to wireless network profiles created with wpa_passphrase. On a fresh reboot, the first time I call sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i ...
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wpa_supplicant: where does it store its list of networks?

With wpa_cli list_networks one can print the list of networks wpa_supplicant has (successfully?) connected to. Where is this list stored? Is it possible to switch the store between two versions? I.e. ...
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wpa_supplicant problems

I am working on a device without NetworkManager or other niceties and am trying to connect to a WPA2 network. For some reason, wpa_supplicant fails to associate properly to all the networks I have ...
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Can not start wifi with systemd

With command netctl start wlp3s0-tian got error. Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad systemd[1]: Starting Networking for netctl profile wlp3s0-tian... Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad network[1019]: Starting network ...
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WPA supplicant dropping/disconnecting NIC in hotel wifi

TL;DR WPA Supplicant intermittently fails on my Raspberry Pi 3 when using a USB Wifi dongle. It appears to do this when "reconnecting" to or changing access points in the hotel. WPA GUI states: "...
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Failed to open config file '/dev/fd/63', error: No such file or directory for wpa_supplicant

When I do this: sudo wpa_supplicant -D nl80211,wext -i wlp4s0 -c <(wpa_passphrase "some ssid" "password") I get Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant Failed to open config file '/dev/fd/63', ...
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Hiding passwords in wpa_supplicant.conf with WPA-EAP and MSCHAP-v2

My wpa_supplicant.conf looks like this: network={ ssid="Some name" scan_ssid=1 key_mgmt=WPA-EAP eap=PEAP identity="my-user-id" password="(clear text password here)" ca_cert="/usr/share/...
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trying to connect to eduroam with wicd or wpa-supplicant fails

I'm trying to connect to the local university eduroam wifi where I work with my Debian Jessy (xfce) laptop. The wifi is protected as WPA- EAP : TLS (using ssh key pairs .cer and .pem) I tried using ...
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Cannot connect to wifi with wpa_supplicant

I just installed Arch Linux on my laptop. So far I have only been able to connect to wired networks. When I try to connect to my wifi network with wpa_supplicant -D nl80211,wext -i wlp3s0 -C <(...
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How to install Debian with a network that uses WPA2-Enterprise MSCHAPv2 EAP-PEAP (username/password)?

I am currently trying to install Debian on a laptop and due to firmware incompatibility, I am using the non-free netinstaller which can be found here. I cp'd it onto a USB (not a partition) and booted ...
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Understanding wpa_supplicant

TL;DR. I need to get to the bottom of: why there are errors related to ioctl when using wext driver, why I'm not able to use nl80211 driver. When running wpa_supplicant I get weird errors (note ...
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Connecting to WPA network in FreeBSD

For whatever reason I am having a very annoying time just trying to connect to a network in FreeBSD. So the question is how would someone manually connect to a wireless WPA network in FreeBSD 11.0? ...
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rtl8812ae Wifi Connection Instability in Debian Jessie

I just added a D-Link DWA-582 PCI-e WiFi adapter using the Realtek RTL8812AE chipset. I confirmed the support for the chipset at https://wiki.debian.org/rtl819x#rtl8821ae . I have installed the ...
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Failure to connect to hidden SSID with WPA Supplicant on Debian?

I asked a similar question the first time I did this. It can be found here. I tried to streamline the process this time. I got the hardware ID of my WiFi-Dongle on my windows machine, and searched ...
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Using wpa_supplicant to select an access point

I have two access points in my home, and I connect to either one of them depending on which one I need. One runs behind a Tor router, the other is my normal access point. Can I use wpa_supplicant to ...
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debian jessie 8.2 manually install wpasupplicant and dependencies

I have to manually install wpa_supplicant in order to connect to my router and get internet connection The only chance that I have at the moment is to manually download the files in my usb stick from ...
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Difficulties with connecting to WLAN with wpa_supplicant on a system rescue CD

My box epicly failed and I am trying to get online to begin the rescue. The very same config which used to work on my dead system doesn't work now and I cannot connect to WLAN using the same ...
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Log the time when raspberry pi connects to wifi

Is there a way to get the last time my raspberry pi connects to the wifi network defined in wpa_supplicant.conf? Thanks
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TP-LINK Archer T2UH wifi fastroaming on Linux slow or sometimes cannot connect on AP

we are running this on Linaro Ubuntu on ARM. We are using a TP-LINK Archer T2UH USB dongle attached to the ARM board connected to a 5Ghz-only network with 6 to 9 APs configured to share the same ...
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Kali linux run airbase-ng along with wpa_supplicant

I have a notebook with installed kali linux with a built-in wireless card and I have also an external USB wireless adapter. I'm able to connect to networks with both of them, and I have no problems ...
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Connect wirelessly to WPA2-Enterprise network via shell

I need to connect to a WPA2-Enterprise connection wirelessly through the shell but cannot figure out how to do it. I have researched and have found many results for WPA2-Personal and even WPA2-...
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copying wpa_supplicant to target platform

I have had a problem with this old PC since I got it, it's a very early 2000's Dell PC. I'm talking 512mb of RAM, THAT old. It had Windows XP on it, which I wiped and replaced with Kali Linux 1.1.0, ...
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Why wpa_supplicant doesn't get new ip when reassociate?

/etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf update_config=1 ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant network={ ...
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Connect to WPA2 encrypted WIFI using wpa_supplicant without GUI in Linux

I tried almost every single tutorial I have found on how to initiate a WiFi connection without being in graphical mode but without any success i get the same error messages all the time - Invalid ...
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how do I manage dependencies for this manually installed rpm file?

How do I manage the dependencies while manually downloading and installing these rpm files? Googling the names of the rpm files results in differently-named rpm files. I cannot use yum install ...
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Creating a Wireless Network Management GUI workaround

I just installed Alpine linux, and it all went as smoothly as i'd hoped, except for the wireless networking (and XFCE's Power button and reboot buttons being greyed out, but that's irrelevant here). ...