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Old 03-27-2005, 12:55 AM   #1
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wpa_supplicant settings help


I've setup my laptop for wireless succesfully with IPW2200 drivers and the wpa supplicant program.

However, in the wpa_supplicant.conf file i need to type the network password in the file to be able to start the wpa support. Since this is only a text file, i can be read and my password can be known to everyone.

Is there a way to encrypt or hide this file or keep it secure away from users?

Old 03-27-2005, 03:59 AM   #2
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Change the permissions on it so only root can read write to it. I think it mentions something about it in the file.
Old 03-27-2005, 07:20 AM   #3
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oh yeh thanks =D silly me didnt think of that haha


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