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Package: hostapd (1:0.6.9-3) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • Debian/Ubuntu wpasupplicant Maintainers (Mail Archive)
  • Faidon Liambotis
  • Reinhard Tartler
  • Kel Modderman

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator

Originally, hostapd was an optional user space component for Host AP driver. It adds more features to the basic IEEE 802.11 management included in the kernel driver: using external RADIUS authentication server for MAC address based access control, IEEE 802.1X Authenticator and dynamic WEP keying, RADIUS accounting, WPA/WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i/RSN) Authenticator and dynamic TKIP/CCMP keying.

The current version includes support for other drivers, an integrated EAP authenticator (i.e., allow full authentication without requiring an external RADIUS authentication server), and RADIUS authentication server for EAP authentication.

hostapd works with the following drivers:

 * mac80211 based drivers with support for master mode
 * Host AP driver for Prism2/2.5/3,
 * madwifi driver for cards based on Atheros chip set (ar521x),
 * Any wired Ethernet driver for wired IEEE 802.1X authentication.

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    also a virtual package provided by libc6-udeb
  • dep: libnl1 (>= 1.1)
    library for dealing with netlink sockets
  • dep: libssl0.9.8 (>= 0.9.8f-5)
    SSL shared libraries
  • dep: lsb-base (>= 3.0-3)
    Linux Standard Base 4.0 init script functionality

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i386 336.4 kB916.0 kB [list of files]