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TKIP and Michael crypto support for 802.11 devices.

December 7, 2004
WLAN_TKIP(4) BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual WLAN_TKIP(4)


wlan_tkip — TKIP and Michael crypto support for 802.11 devices


device wlan_tkip


The wlan_tkip module handles the TKIP and Michael cryptographic requirements of the WPA and 802.11i protocols. It does encapsulation and decapsulation of TKIP-encoded 802.11 frames and optionally calculates the TKIP cipher and Michael MIC. The wlan_tkip module is an 802.11 cryptographic plugin module for use by the wlan(4) module. This module is automati‐ cally loaded if a TKIP key is configured; typically by a WPA supplicant program such as wpa_supplicant, or a WPA authenticator program such as hostapd. Should the underlying net‐ work device not be capable of doing the TKIP and/or Michael calculations in hardware, the wlan_tkip module will do the work.


wlan(4), wlan_ccmp(4), wlan_wep(4)


More information can be found in the IEEE 802.11, WPA, and 802.11i Standards.


The wlan_tkip driver first appeared in FreeBSD 6.0.
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refer to wlan(4freebsd) | wlan_ccmp(4freebsd) | wlan_wep(4freebsd)
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