Verify WPA success?
brad at langhorst.com
Wed Oct 6 10:37:38 EDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 11:01 +0200, Maxim Burgerhout wrote:
> I'm sorry I have to ask you guys a pretty n00bish question, but I don't
> know where else to turn. This WLAN stuff on Linux is all pretty new to
> me and I haven't found any serious sites concerning it yet. Apart from
> yours that is.
> I recently shoved a WLAN card into my laptop and got it to work with
> ndiswrapper, which is great. Then I decided to get WEP to work and that
> proved easy too. Enabling WPA was a little (but only a little trickier,
> but only a litte: it too was set up in minutes.
> Problem is, I can't seem to figure out whether my connection is now
> encrypted or not. And I'ld really like to be sure...
i don't know anything about wpa... but if you did a tcpdump you'd be
able to tell if everything is encrypted or not (instead of trusting that
the tools are reporting correctly)
Brad Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>
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