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authorJouni Malinen <jouni@qca.qualcomm.com>2011-09-02 18:29:06 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2011-09-02 18:29:06 (GMT)
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WPS: Add 'wpa_cli wps_pin get' for generating random PINs
This can be used, e.g., in a UI to generate a PIN without starting WPS (or P2P) operation.
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@@ -127,6 +127,11 @@ This starts the WPS negotiation in the same way as above with the
generated PIN.
+If a random PIN is needed for a user interface, "wpa_cli wps_pin get"
+can be used to generate a new PIN without starting WPS negotiation.
+This random PIN can then be passed as an argument to another wps_pin
+call when the actual operation should be started.
+
If the client design wants to support optional WPS PBC mode, this can
be enabled by either a physical button in the client device or a
virtual button in the user interface. The PBC operation requires that