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Disabling WPS when creating an AP


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I am using my armbian board to create an access point.

I have noticed that WPS is always active by default and users are, especially on WIndows, prompted to enter the WPS PIn in order to connect to the WIFI instead of the pass phrase.


I have checked wpa_supplicant.conf which looks like is controlled by dbus



<!DOCTYPE busconfig PUBLIC
 "-//freedesktop//DTD D-BUS Bus Configuration 1.0//EN"
        <policy user="root">
                <allow own="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>

                <allow send_destination="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>
                <allow send_interface="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>
                <allow receive_sender="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1" receive_type="signal"/>
        <policy group="netdev">
                <allow send_destination="fi.epitest.hostap.WPASupplicant"/>
                <allow send_interface="fi.epitest.hostap.WPASupplicant"/>

                <allow send_destination="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>
                <allow send_interface="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>
                <allow receive_sender="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1" receive_type="signal"/>
        <policy context="default">
                <deny own="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>
                <deny send_destination="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1"/>
                <deny receive_sender="fi.w1.wpa_supplicant1" receive_type="signal"/>


HOw can I disable this WPS option to kick in?


thank you,




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Sorry, I missed your answer.

I am using Network Manager to manage my connections and activate the Access Point when needed. But I couldn't find any option for enabling / disabling WPS


From what I have found, I should adjust the variable WPS-PBC-ACTIVE of wpa_supplicant, but no clue where to set its value.

Edited by tibibs
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