From: Mike Machado (mike_at_innercite.com)
Date: 2002-07-29 20:01:16 UTC
I am trying to disable the broadcasting of the ssid. I know you can 'iwconfig wlan0 essid Any' to allow any ssid to associate, but I have specifically set a different ssid with 'iwconfig wlan0 essid myssid', but it is still broadcasting this to clients. I had my linux laptop associate with my HostAP with never even telling it the ssid. I can disable this by selecting 'Do not broadcast SSID' on my aironet access points. How do I do this same thing with HostAP?
I tried 'iwconfig wlan0 essid off' thinking internally that will accomplish what I want, but that yields an 'Invalid Argument'.
-- Mike Machado mike_at_innercite.com InnerCite Inc. Engineering Director / CTO