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4 way handshake instigation

by turnbui9 / May 28, 2013 7:16 PM PDT

all my reading says the 4 way handshake is instigated by the AP. This appears to be borne out by a wireshark capture yet it is not until the STAtion clicks the connect button that the AP sends the first EAPOL handshake packet. What am I missing here please?

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Clarification Request
Not much.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 28, 2013 11:11 PM PDT

All this works without us diving into the details. What's broken that has you looking at this?
Bob

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perhaps wireshark misses a pkt?
by turnbui9 / May 29, 2013 1:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Not much.

i'm just curious. did a wireshark capture and noticed the other end sent 1st of 4 handshake pkts? perhaps wireshark misses a pkt?

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If just curious
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 29, 2013 1:08 AM PDT

Then continue your study with said product and of course books, the internet and such. There's little reason to look at this unless there is some issue to solve and as there is no issue I'll end here.
Bob

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