Cannot connect to EAP (ieee8021x) without a .config file

Zheng, Jeff jeff.zheng at
Mon Nov 19 16:51:59 PST 2012

> Hi all,
> I've read over and over all the discussion about this support to PEAP over the
> service api and so on.
> Ok, the thing is: I'm trying to connect to a EAP (ieee8021x) network without
> the .config file, but it doesn't
> work(net.connman.Error.InvalidArguments: Invalid arguments).
> When I add this[1] .config file, the agent receives a request to a Identity and a
> Passphrase, as expected.
> [1]
> [service_engineering]
> Type = wifi
> Name = engineering
> EAP = peap
> Phase2 = MSCHAPV2
> If there is no certificate, shouldn't be possible to connect without the
> provisioning file? Since it's how it works on iOS and Android.

Submitted as a bug:


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