luca.merolla at tiscalinet.it
Thu Mar 8 10:43:42 EST 2007
On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 15:02 +0100, Riccardo Veraldi wrote:
> I simply did not understand your problem.
> Your university uses a protected wireless network based on WPA + PEAP
> So you need credentials to join the network if you do not have them
> you cannot join.
I have my username and password and I can access from Windows but just
with the Wireless Tools from Win XP SP2.
> but you have to be sure your campus uses 802.1x WPA and PEAP.
How can I check it?
> Perhaps they are using EAP-TTLS instead of PEAP?
> in this case you do not have the proper Windows supplicant and you
> need to install something like
> securew2 from Alfa Ariss.
I have no problem from Windows if I use the normal Microsoft tool, but I
have to uninstall the proprietary tool (for Win) provided by the
wireless card cdrom.
Every student have this kind of problem we are not able to use this kind
> But on Linux using atheros chipset card like Cisco a/b/g and
> wpa_supplicant with a proper
> wpa_supplicant.conf you should be able to be succesfull if you have
> the credentials.
> On Linux Ubunto 6.10 there is full native support (firmware and
> driver) for Atheros like chipset cards and also Intel 2200 BG cards
> (the centrino ones), I tested it myself and they works using 802.1x
> +WPA/WPA2+EAP-TTLS or PEAP
> Luca Merolla wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I have a BIG problem with wireless and linux. In my college there is a
> > wireless network where you need username/password to access it but I'm
> > not able to do this...
> > We have a Windows Guide that show how to configure it:
> > - first you have to have windows xp SP2 (otherwise will not work...
> > it's seems that it's true)
> > - the first step to connect is to try to connect with the "Wireless
> > Network Connection" tools from SP2 without changing any settings (so it
> > will download the certificate and it will fail to login)
> > - after you have to change the settings in the access-point that you
> > were trying to connect in that way:
> > - Network Authentication: WPA
> > - Data Encryption: TKIP
> > - EAP Type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
> > - Uncheck "Validate Server Certificate"
> > - Select Authentication Mode: Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
> > - Uncheck "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and
> > domain if any)
> > - after these changes you try to connect again and a form will appear
> > where you have to enter (username, password, SSID)
> > I have an Atheros based wireless card, and works like a charm in any
> > other wireless network that I have tryed.
> > The strangest thing of that, is that nobody is able to connect in
> > Windows with the proprietary utility from every Wireless card, the only
> > way to connect is to follow the procedure with the Wireless Network
> > Connection Tool from Win XP SP2.
> > So, my question is:
> > is it possible to reproduce the step made by the Wireless Network
> > Connection Tool (especcially the first one to download this kind of
> > certificate) to connect with linux-wpa_supplicant, or should I give up?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Luca Merolla
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Luca Merolla <luca.merolla at tiscalinet.it>
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