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How can I download the certificate of a wireless AP using 802.1X?

As far as I understand, wireless access points using WPA-Enterprise (i.e. WPA plus 802.1X) can send a public key certificate to a client during connection setup. The client can verify this certificate ...
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Retrieve wpa_supplicant configuration generated by NetworkManager

I'm trying to debug a NetworkManager-powered wireless connection. It works when I feed wpa_supplicant with a custom wpa_supplicant.conf file written by me, but when I configure NetworkManager with the ...
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How do I limit configure WPA supplicant to scan for 11g channels only?

In order to reduce the scanning time, I'd like to limit the scanning to 11g only My current list of channels # ifconfig wlan0 list regdomain :regdomain 0 country US anywhere -ecm Channel 1 : 2412 ...
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WPA supplicant ERROR WPA: 4-Way Handshake failed in WiFi Direct setup

I am trying to set up WiFi Direct between two linux machines. I am using Atheros 9k cards to set up the connections. We have a problem in the process which I hope you guys can help me. When I run WPA ...
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Make wpa_supplicant ignore server certificate trust

How do I make wpa_supplicant accept any server certificate for PEAP MSCHAPv2 without having to manually put the public key in the client config?
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Using reaver on OSX

I'm trying to use reaver on my own network. I've followed the instructions from this site and I'm getting this error message: WARNING: Failed to associate with 00:00:00:00:00:00 (ESSID: casaWitty) ...
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wpa_supplicant passphrase, can it be normal password?

I have a basic question which has been bugging me for quite some time. I will update my router to WPA2 soon (about time) but I also want to learn to use wpa_supplicant in case I need it. I found out ...
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Where can I find a full list of wpa-* options for the interfaces file?

I'm looking for an exhaustive list of wpa-* options that can be used in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The Debian wiki has a how-to-use page here: https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi/HowToUse, which ...
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Decrypting WPA with wireshark

Hi I want to decrypt my WPA packets which i gathered by sniffing with airodump-ng. The problem is that even after I have the 4-way handshake packets (they are correct) i don't know how to extract the ...
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Pyrit - can you set order passwords are checked?

Lets say I have captured some handshakes and other data from a WPA network and would like to crack it using Pyrit. I have a database of around 800 million passwords, but having Pyrit check through all ...
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OpenVPN causes WLAN/WiFi to disconnect in Linux?

If I configure my Wireless network on start up (wpa_supplicant & dhclient), the connection is fine until I launch OpenVPN. At which point the wireless interface disassociates (not until the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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Connecting to a WPA network in Linux with a USB dongle

I'm trying to connect my computer to a wireless network in Linux Mint. I used the Windows Wireless Driver program to load the Windows XP drivers for my USB dongle, a Cisco / Linksys AE1200. After that ...
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How to share internet on Mac with WEP

I'm using Macbook Pro 13", I want to share my internet connection via wifi, but in my sharing options, only show WPA2. How I can share my internet with WEP ? Do I need install any packets ? Thanks!
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Wireshark WPA 4-way handshake

From this wiki page: WPA and WPA2 use keys derived from an EAPOL handshake to encrypt traffic. Unless all four handshake packets are present for the session you're trying to decrypt, Wireshark ...
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Home wireless connection, what stops someone replaying?

Something i dont get: I set up a Pre Shared Key on my router and I use this as my network password on Windows. I match the WPA2-Personal on the router and my laptop. However, whatever my laptop ...
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Can't connect to WPA2 on windows only

I'm trying to set up a home network with a new wireless router (LG-ERICSSON WBR-3020). I am using WPA2-PSK encryption with AES. When I enter the passphrase on my macbook air (OSX 10.7.2) it connects ...
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Can I tell DD-WRT to allow certain devices to connect without encryption?

I've got a Linksys router running DD-WRT and a crazy long passcode. My Canon printer used to be connected over Wi-Fi before adding the WPA. Does anyone know an easier way to connect this thing ...
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Can't connect to WPA-protected Wi-Fi network with Vista Laptop

My dad got a cast-off laptop from work I've been trying to get connected to our wireless network. The laptop is running Vista, and I've updated it to SP2 and all available patches via Windows Update. ...
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Can't Connect to Work Network with Personal Laptop

I'm trying to use my personal laptop (Windows 7 Home Premium) on my work's wireless network, but I can't seem to authenticate and get in. I believe the network is using WPA2 (Enterprise?) It asks for ...
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Newly installed DIR-615 - how to connect to the wireless?

I've just installed a D-Link DIR 615, but can't figure out how to connect to the wireless.. When I double click my wireless icon in the tray, it does show the new network. Its starts the "WiFi ...
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Windows 7 can't connect to wireless LAN when using WPA authentication

I have a Dell latitude d830 running Windows 7 and a Belking 54G WiFi router which is using WPA authentication (TKIP). The problem is that Windows can detect the WLAN and gives me option to connect and ...
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What are the technical requirements for a WPA-PSK passphrase?

I was thinking of generating a WPA-PSK passphrase, and I see in the OpenBSD manpage for wpa-psk(8): The passphrase must be a sequence of between 8 and 63 ASCII-encoded characters. What exactly is ...
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WPA-Enterprise: is there a way to figure out the location (IP) of the RADIUS server a router is using?

I'm trying to add an N router to a 802.1X network, and my router needs the IP of the RADIUS server, which I, conveniently, don't know. Is there a way to figure it out?
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How do I protect against WPA de-authentication attacks?

Someone is constantly sending deauth packets to me.... =(
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Windows XP does not list WPA wireless networks

What can be the reason that Windows XP does not show WPA-encrypted wireless networks? The laptop I have problems with is an older model (Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100) with Windows XP SP3 on it, fresh ...
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Is every WPA2 connection to a WiFi router encrypted by itself?

I'm wondering if I Alice and Bob are both connected to a WiFi router through a WPA2 secured connection, will Alice be able to sniff the traffic of Bob and vice versa? Or does every user has his own ...
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If I have WPA encryption on my WiFi network but don't change the default admin username/password to the router, can someone gain access to my network?

I've set up WPA encryption on my WiFi network with a passphrase. This passphrase is visible in plain text when I connect to my router at http://192.168.1.1. But if someone doesn't know this ...
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Unexplained Log Cruft and Possible Dropped Packets on WPA2-Personal LAN

I've been receiving a LOT of log cruft ever since I installed my WUSB100V2 (using the rt2870sta community driver from the Linux kernel) and was wondering what it all meant. Many times when these ...
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No Field for Pre Shared Key in Group Policy

I am attempting to configure group polocy (Windows 2008 R2) to issues a WPA Pre shared Key on client login. Through Group Policy I can setup WPA and select PSK (Along with TKIP) But there's not ...
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Local access only to router when encryption enabled

I have a Wireless Huawei HG520b Router and a Toshiba Satellite laptop. They can connect fine via ethernet, and the router has a connection to the internet no problem. But if I try to connect the ...
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Can other people on an encrypted Wi-Fi AP see what you're doing?

If you connect to an open, unencrypted Wi-Fi access point, everything you do can be captured by other people within range. If you connect to an encrypted point, then people nearby can intercept what ...
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Is there an alternative open source software for connecting to wireless networks for WinXP?

Is there an alternative open source software for connecting to wireless networks, other than the one built into windows xp?
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Connect wired-only devices to a remote wireless access point?

In building A, I have a Netgear wireless access point using WPA2. Works great, no problems. In building B, I have some devices that only have wired Ethernet ports. They can't see my access point. ...
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NetworkManager will not allow me to select WPA

I have a fresh install of Crunchbang (basically Ubuntu with Openbox instead of Gnome). In any case, I can't connect to my WPA network - when I click on it in the nm-applet and it asks me to ...
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Again WPA Connection problem even after changed to latest version ..please help

I am using hostapd, wireless tools with madwifi for my wireless ap in my board. The WEP, WPA-PSK connections and communications between my board with linux and my desktop PC, Windows XP SP2 (with ...
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Monitor Network Traffic on WPA

I know the password to the network. All I want to do is see what is going on. I don't care if it's encrypted. How do I do this? Help!
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Why does encryption not destroy the way networks work?

I've a very basic understanding of how encryption works. My knowledge insofar is that of CCNA discovery level on the CISCO courses (along with a few other things such as Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte ...
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How secure is it to use a password hash of a common English word as a WPA2 key?

I have a wireless router, and I want a difficult password that is still, in a way, easy to remember. I came up with this idea to take the MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, or whatever hash of a common English ...
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How Wifis and wifi security work?

I see tons of videos dealing with WEP cracking, but actaully none of them teach about how Wifis work. They are just a bunch of commands thrown at the screen. Where can I learn about the inner ...