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Old 01-29-2006, 12:40 PM   #1
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Associating wireless with no WEP

I can currently and easily associate in linux so long as what I'm associating with has wep key. I put in the essid, then the key, and I'm instantly associated. However if I try to associate with an AP that doesn't require a key, I put in the essid and no association. I try also entering the mac address of the AP and still no association. Is there a trick to having it associating when no authentication is required?

I should note that it usually brings up some of the information about the AP at this point (Frequency and such) but clearly says "unassociated"
Old 01-29-2006, 12:47 PM   #2
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What command are you using to report "unassociated"? IWCONFIG?
Are you using fixed IP addresses or DHCP?
Old 01-29-2006, 01:01 PM   #3
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Yes I've been using IWCONFIG to set the ESSid, mac and check for association. I'm also using DHCP to get an IP

Like I Said, when I set the essid and key, it hooks right up, I run dhclient and get an IP no issue. I try another AP, and put in the essid, and mac ID of the Ap and run dhclient and it fails everytime and when running iwconfig it says "unassociated"


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