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Old 01-18-2018, 04:58 PM   #1
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Dynamically setting beacon information elements in hostapd

I want to add a custom vendor information element to a beacon sent in AP mode. I can define it in the static configuration file that is read when hostapd is invoked, and that works, but I want to be able to set it on the fly after the fact.

I've been assuming that the VENDOR command in wpa_ctrl_request() is the way to do it, but the documentation for it is very unclear and I can't find any additional information online no matter how hard I search.

Does anyone have any more information about how to do this and perhaps an example? Thanks very much.



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