From: Jouni Malinen (jkmaline_at_cc.hut.fi)
Date: 2002-06-29 17:19:03 UTC
On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 02:26:05AM +1000, dennis wrote:
> I haven't seen anything in the doc's that clearly state that HostAP
> mode does not support WEP so I thought I'd pose the question to
Yes, WEP is supported in Host AP mode.
> As tunnelling ALL traffic from workstation/laptop to it's source
> isn't usually possible wouldn't we all be allowing anyone to plug
> into our AP's.
Even with WEP we are allowing more less anyone to plug into our APs.. ;-)
> If WEP is not supported in HostAP mode, it effectively means that
> the only use for the driver in HostAP is for a PTP link utilising
> IPSec (etc.)
Even with WEP supported, I would strongly recommend using IPSec or SSH on top of WEP.
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