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Old 08-06-2004, 08:45 AM   #1
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restricting access to APs


How can I restritct access to my access points so no body can just pop in my yard with a laptop and sniff, etc. Is MAC address limits the best way? And how do I accomplish this? (My main AP is embedded in the Linksys wireless G router)

Also, are there any wireless PCI cards that work with linux out of the box?--ie does any manfacturer make linux wireless drivers?

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Old 08-06-2004, 09:28 AM   #2
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Hi,

here are good links:
http://oob.freeshell.org/nzwireless/LWAP-HOWTO.html
http://www.cafwap.net/prism2ap/
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerwork...elessTools4Lnx
The previous links are about linux and building an AP. The following is the reference site for linux wireless drivers:
http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/
 
  


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