Re: Does the driver support WEP in AP mode ?

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-06-29 18:09:50 UTC

On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 03:40:53AM +1000, dennis wrote:

> Can the driver support Mac filtering ?

Yes (although, again with the same warnings as WEP).

> My critical services are tunnelled over SSH, so that's not really a
> problem... I unfortunately still have POP accounts with companies that are
> not tunnelled, so for those accounts, my username/password is cleartext, in
> these cases WEP is required, the problem is that I'm using a PCMCIA 802.11b
> card on a windows laptop for my general computing... in this setup
> tunnelling everything isn't possible.

Why isn't it possible at least over the wireless media? There are IPSec and SSH solutions for Windows and both can be used to tunnel most TCP connections (and in addition, IPSec can protect most UDP applications) to a host that is connected to wired net (like the AP using Host AP).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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