[B.A.T.M.A.N.] About making batman-adv mesh network invisible (by encrypting Beacon frame)
xbing6 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 30 04:50:27 CET 2019
We have batman-adv + OpenWRT + ath9k chip + ath9k driver reliably
running for about 2 years. The biggest batman-adv mesh network is with
As this is a closed network, we have a new requirement which is to make
our batman-adv mesh network invisible, although the current SSID is just
some meaningless characters.
One thought is hidden_ssid. But, it seems hidden_ssid is only supported
for AP mode (not IBSS mode).
802.11w does not protect Beacon frame (because it is before four-ways
As this is a closed network, what about encrypting Beacon (maybe all
management frames later) using a hard-coded key in wpa_supplicant?
Thanks for your help.
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