802.11w Management Frame Protection

mickey

Aspiring Daemon

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I was wondering if/when there will be support for 802.11w Management Frame Protection in FreeBSD. It seems hostapd(8) supports it but the build options are not enabled by default. Building hostapd with CONFIG_IEEE80211W succeeds, but running it with ieee80211w=2 in the configuration file gives errors, probably because of missing bits and pieces in the driver/net80211 layer. My understanding is that 802.11w has been around for years, was optional for WPA2 but is a requirement for WPA3, yet I could not find any usable info regarding FreeBSD support so far. Anyone has more insights?
 
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