Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1480782
Wifi hotspot not able to authenticate and complete handshake
Last modified: 2018-05-29 08:53:44 EDT
Description of problem: I recently wanted to set up a hotspot on my laptop, which I had successfully done a while back. I have upgraded to Fedora 26 a couple weeks back. I am able to start the hotspot using NetworkManager but I cannot complete the connection to it using Android or Windows. I tried to investigate some things and it seems like this bug is in wpa_supplicant.
I am able to create and connect a hotspot using Fedora 25 live using the same hardware.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): wpa_supplicant-2.6-8.fc26.rpm
How reproducible: Using NetworkManager
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Choose the Wifi device
2. Click Use as Hotspot
3. Try to connect to the Hotspot with another device
Actual results: Connection cannot be authenticated and is dropped
Expected results: Connection should be successfully authenticated and usable
Additional info: Seems like a regression from Fedora 25
Hi, can you please provide logs of the connection? To capture them:
# add '-dd' to OTHER_ARGS in /etc/sysconfig/wpa_supplicant, then
systemctl restart wpa_supplicant
nmcli general logging level TRACE
# enable the hotspot and attempt to connect, then
journalctl -u NetworkManager -u wpa_supplicant --since "2 minutes ago"
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