Intel Pro 2200BG wireless + WPA-SPK issue?

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Thu Dec 30 20:11:01 UTC 2004


Jim wrote:
> i would like to use wep 
> not broadcaAST (security purposes)
> 

Then you need to use some iwconfig commands to configure the card.

iwconfig --help

For example:

iwconfig eth1 essid essid-of-your-wireless-router
iwconfig eth1 enc restricted Your-WEP-key

When you get a connection this can all be automated.


> 
> On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 12:11:23 -0400, Patrick Boutilier
> <boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca> wrote:
> 
>>Jim wrote:
>>
>>>[root at Home ~]# iwconfig eth1
>>>eth1      unassociated  ESSID:off/any
>>>          Mode:Managed  Channel=0  Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
>>>          Bit Rate=0kb/s   Tx-Power=off
>>>          RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
>>>          Encryption key:off
>>>          Power Management:off
>>>          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
>>>          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>>>          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
>>>
>>>[root at Home ~]#
>>>
>>
>>How is your wireless router setup?
>>
>>1. Is ESSID hidden or public?
>>
>>2. Do you need a WEP key to connect?
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 10:35:44 -0400, Patrick Boutilier
>>><boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>><snip>
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>><snip>
>>
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