Startup problems

Christian Frankerl MainNewz at gmx.net
Wed Sep 21 06:57:15 EDT 2005


Hello Henrik,

Wednesday, September 21, 2005, 12:18:47 PM, you wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 12:01:31PM +0200, Christian Frankerl wrote:
>> Why do i need to set the wlan-card to Mastermode? I thought this is
>> the Job from hostapd?

> No, hostapd only handles the authentication side of things.

I want to configure an AP for my parents. They should connect from
WindowsXP to the linux AP.

How should i solve the security problem? Should i use OpenVPN or can i
use hostap if there are WindowsXP clients too? Can i use the RADIUS
solution with WindowsXP? Is RADIUS only the authentication sytem or
does it encrypt the connection too?

Where can i get a good Tutorial/Howto for the security aspect?

A lots of questions :) I hope anyone can help me :)


Thx a lot
Chris




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