WEP help

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Dec 7 19:26:47 EST 2002

On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 07:03:46PM +0100, Jacques Caron wrote:

> I know the driver supports per-client keys, but I don't know offhand how 
> you would be able to change those keys from userland, probably some form of 
> ioctl (I'm not sure there is a command or iwconfig param that does this), 
> you might want to look into the hostapd source code, since that program is 
> actually doing the 802.1x bit and the WEP key setting. Probably not very 
> difficult to write a very short program that would take a MAC address and 
> WEP key and give that information to the driver, if there isn't one already.

Yes, it uses an ioctl and yes, there is a program for setting this up
manually, so no need to write a new one. I have even written
documentation for hostap_crypt_conf ;-).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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