Encrypt KEY ??

Brian Sturgill zen_hacker at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 27 15:53:08 EDT 2004


I use Redhat and put the iwconfig command in /etc/rc.d/rc.local so every 
time the machine boots, it sets the key up. I also set up my bridge and call 
hostapd from there.


>From: jim tate <mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net>
>To: Brian Sturgill <zen_hacker at hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: Encrypt KEY ??
>Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 18:51:24 -0500
>
>Brian Sturgill wrote:
>
>>You need to use iwconfig after the interface is up. iwconfig wlan0 key 
>>(hex key)
>>
>>
>>>From: jim tate <mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net>
>>>To: hostap at shmoo.com
>>>Subject: Encrypt KEY ??
>>>Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 16:18:34 -0500
>>>
>>>How do you enter encrypt key into ifcfg-wlan0, KEY=?? ,  8957801164
>>>Ihave a ten digit key that has to be entered to make link with a
>>>2wire DSL Modem ethernet/wireless from Sbcglobal,net.
>>>I can enter the key code in WindowsXP/dual boot with Linux FC2 on the 
>>>same Laptop ,
>>>Dell Inspiron 8600 and XP will communicate with modem.
>>>But how do I enter the key code ? , in what format ?
>>>
>>>Thanks
>>>Jim Tate
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>I did exactly that and the settings , would not hold after I tryed to 
>"activate" network
>or reboot they would change back.
>below is what I did before & after /sbin/iwconfig.
>Where do you put the settings in a config file.
>
>Thanks for your help
>Jim Tate
>/sbin/iwconfig eth1
>eth1      IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:""  Nickname:"mickey"
>           Mode:Managed  Channel:1  Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
>           Bit Rate=0kb/s   Tx-Power=32 dBm
>           Retry:on   RTS thr=2304 B   Fragment thr:off
>           Encryption key:3839-3536-2D32-3331-302D-3634-00   Security 
>mode:restricted
>           Power Management:off
>           Link Quality:0/100  Signal level:-66 dBm  Noise level:-98 dBm
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
>
>
># /sbin/iwconfig eth1 key open 8956285064
>
>
># /sbin/iwconfig eth1
>eth1      IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:"2WIRE783"  Nickname:"mickey"
>           Mode:Managed  Channel:6  Access Point: 00:0D:72:18:6B:91
>           Bit Rate=11Mb/s   Tx-Power=32 dBm
>           Retry:on   RTS thr=2304 B   Fragment thr:off
>           Encryption key:8956-2850-64   Security mode:open
>           Power Management:off
>           Link Quality:95/100  Signal level:-40 dBm  Noise level:-98 dBm
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:1   Missed beacon:4
>
># Intel Corp.|PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter
>DEVICE=eth1
>ONBOOT=yes
>BOOTPROTO=dhcp
>NETMASK=
>DHCP_HOSTNAME=
>IPADDR=
>DOMAIN=
>HWADDR=00:04:23:99:06:48
>USERCTL=yes
>PEERDNS=no
>GATEWAY=
>TYPE=Wireless
>IPV6INIT=no
>ESSID=
>CHANNEL=6
>MODE=Auto
>RATE=Auto

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