Re: Prism2 Host AP - new release 2002-04-10

Date: 2002-04-11 17:31:48 UTC

On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, David Levitan wrote:

> I did. Typed in "iwconfig wlan0 key s:1234567" (well, not that exact
> string, but close enough). Also put in "iwconfig wlan0 key restricted".
> Then tried to connect from a windows laptop using both 64 bit and 128
> bit encryption (with the same string key), and no luck. I haven't had a
> chance to really play around with it, and I'll be away for the next few
> days, so I'll report my results next week probably. However, what's the
> difference between 64 and 128 bit encryption? On the windows client, I
> can set it to either. But I haven't found a setting on linux.


Try using open mode on the windows laptop - see my other post on WEP and authentication.

64 bit encryption is what you do with 40 bit keys

128 bit encryption is what you do with 104 bit keys

On linux it is automatically set based on the size of the key you specify.


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