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Old 02-15-2007, 09:53 AM   #1
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problem with authentication using IEEE 802.1x WEP MSCHAPV2

I am having real trouble connecting my school's WiFi network, which has MsChapV2 and WEP encryption. I use wpa_supplicant(and also tried Xsupplicant but it is not installed anymore) and my wireless adapter is Atheros using the madwifi driver. This is how my configuration looks:


#	ca_cert="/etc/ssl/certs/"
	phase1="peaplabel=0 peapver=0"
I run wpa_supplicant by calling:
 wpa_supplicant -iath0 -cmyconfigfile.conf
and what I get is:

CTRL-EVENT-EAP-STARTED EAP authentication started
ioctl[SIOCGIFADDR]: Cannot assign requested address
ioctl[SIOCGIFADDR]: Cannot assign requested address
repeating all the way.

I don't know what this ca_cert parameter is, and I didn't use a certificate file to connect using Windows. And also to enable wpa_supplicant to use WEP encryption I put a dummy password, otherwise it disables encryption. It has been days since I have been trying every thing I could find on google to get it working, but so far I have nothing.

Here is the instructions for how to connect in Windows 2000 and XP: this is in Danish but it is still understandable what to do in Windows (neither can I speak Danish )

Here also I have found some instructions about connecting using Xsupplicant, but I couldn't get it working too. (this one is in Danish too, but it is more easily understandable than the Windows one)

I would appreciate any help to get this working.
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Question RE: problem with authentication using IEEE 802.1x WEP MSCHAPV2

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haven't tested it.

Old 02-27-2007, 09:35 AM   #3
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i have tested, and couldn't get it working


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