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Old 11-06-2004, 05:10 PM   #1
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Wifi Config Problem?

I have a gateway M500 laptop with an ORiNOCO Integrated. 802.11b card. I have RHEL AS v3 installed on the box. At first during the install I had my wireless AP configured without WEP enabled and I was broadcasting my SSID. The whole time I had my router set like this my Wifi connection was great! However, now I want to secure my home network and have reinabled WEP and turn off broadcast of my SSID. Iím not sure where to put my SSID and WEP Key. The card shows up as eth1 and I canít find anywhere in the setting to configure this info. Please help???
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Old 11-07-2004, 04:46 PM   #3
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Hullo RedCamel,

Simple stuff really.

If you want to change/add your ssid you need to use the console (possibly as root) to

iwconfig eth1 essid <youressid>
and as for WEP

iwconfig eth1 key restricted <yourkey>


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