No relevant resource is found in the selected language.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy>


To have a better experience, please upgrade your IE browser.


FAQ-What Are Advantages and Disadvantages of WAPI Authentication

Publication Date:  2015-06-26 Views:  929 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
What Are Advantages and Disadvantages of WAPI Authentication?
WLAN authentication and Privacy Infrastructure (WAPI) has three independent elements: STA, AP, and Authentication Service Unit (ASU), to ensure authentication security. Encryption keys are generated after negotiation. WAPI authentication uses the SMS4 algorithm and supports 802.1X authentication applying to a large-scale network.

WAPI applies to scenarios requiring high security level. In WAPI authentication, the ASU server must check certificates, which requires support from STAs. Currently, a few STAs support WAPI. STA hardware needs to be upgraded to support WAPI. Software application is not widely used because of its low efficiency.