essid for public use

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Mon Feb 17 23:36:04 EST 2003


On Monday 17 February 2003 12:50 pm, Doug Yeager wrote:
> I'm using hostap in a public node that I want everyone to be able to
> see.
>
<snip>
> Does it matter and help things if I change this essid to "any" or
> "default"?

Many Windows wireless drivers will associate with the first ESSID they find if 
one isn't set for the driver.  I'd think your best bet is to put up a sign or 
announce your presence on local wireless lists and forums.

> Thx,
> doug

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