Unable to set nwid/domain using iwconfig

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Feb 9 19:50:06 EST 2003


On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 01:51:06PM -0600, Lewis Adam-CAL022 wrote:

> When I try to set the nwid/domain using: "iwconfig wlan0 nwid off" or
> "iwconfig wlan0 nwid ab34" I get the following error:
>  
> Error for wireless request "Se NWID" (8B02) : 
>     SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not supported.

IEEE 802.11 standard does not use network ID (NWID) and thus, it is not
implemented in the Host AP driver.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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