WPA in adhoc mode

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Sep 27 23:11:29 EDT 2006

On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 08:34:25AM -0400, nicobenvalier at aol.com wrote:

>  i work with two pc under debian and i try to test wpa in ad-hoc mode. without encryption my systeme work but when i try to mount the wpa encryption it's impossible to make ping 

Which driver are you using? Many drivers do not support WPA in adhoc
mode and in general, I would not really recommend this mode either. It
is not very secure and has issues in replay protection if one of the
adhoc nodes reboots and does not remember the last used sequence number.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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