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How to getback to wpa2 psk from wpa2 enterprise?

I have just changed the wifi setting from wpa2 psk AES/TKIP to wpa2 enterprise only AES. Because of that, now I'm disconnected from wifi and it requires username and password to connect which I don't ...
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hostapd stops working after few minutes on intel NUC, What can be the reason?

I wanted to create AP for my IOT devices on intel nuc running debian. I followed the setup for wpa2 hostapd and dnsmasq. Everything works fine for 10 minutes after I restart hostapd. but after that ...
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Enabling WPA3 on a client

I have a WPA3 enabled router (in WPA2/WPA3 personal mode). My NIC supports WPA3 but I cant seem to enable or force it to use it. I have checked google for quite a while, perhaps my terminology is ...
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Interpret output for `iw list`

How should I interpret the output below? I want to use the device to simultaneously connect to a WiFi network (a wireless router) and to broadcast a separate local network from the device. Is this ...
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Android 10 hotspot WPA2 enable AES or PSK

Well, everything was working fine until now that when I enabled my Hotspot on Windows 10 it says it's not secure which from what I found out is that it's not using AES/PSK but it's a WPA2-Personal so ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as Wifi AP : WPA[2]-PSK works but EAP-TLS results in "IE in 3/4 msg does not match with IE in Beacon/ProbeResp"

For some testing, I'm trying to set up a WPA2-Enterprise network with EAP-TLS, and connect to it from an Android phone. I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4B running Raspbian to host the network, with its in-...
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Do all devices in the same network have to use the same security standard (WEP/WPA/WPA2)?

If a router uses WPA2 or WPA, can a WEP-secured client connect to the network if it uses the correct username and password? In other words, does the security standard have to be consistent across ...
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Arch Linux: Using wpa_supplicant to connect to wifi

I was in the middle of switching desktop environments, so networkmanager had just been uninstalled, everything was fine because its instance was still running in the background. But I was with a ...
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Failed to find blob when retrieving username/password for connected WIFI with PEAP

Hi I followed this post, try to find a way to retrieve the username and password for a connected WPA2-Enterprice & PEAP protected WIFI. I used this tool to and ran it under system privilege. The ...
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How do I manually connect to a WPA2 EAP-TLS school network using cloudpath on linux?

I’ve been trying to join my school’s wifi network with little success. Our school uses Cloudpath Enrollment System (used to be called Xpressconnect or something). All devices have to install and run ...
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Decrypting WPA2-Enterprise (EAP-PEAP) in Wireshark

The network packets that I want to decrypt uses username and password to log in with EAP-PEAP. Not on a captive portal. Where would I put the username when decrypting network packets. I can get the ...
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How to know what type of security a particular Wi-Fi is using, without connecting?

As we know, Wi-Fi APs can make use of different encryption schemes such as WEP, WPA, and WPA2. How can we detect this without connecting to the AP? In other words, I want to know that what type of ...
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Is there a way to get a AES key for a wpa2 enterprise network from a login and password for this network?

I am trying to set up a wireless repeater to repeat a WPA2 Enterprise network. I usually used a login and password for authorization but the repeater is asking for a AES key. Is there any way of ...
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Modifying WPA2 Protocol

I have flashed OpenWRT onto my Raspberry Pi Model 3B+ and was wondering if it is possible to modify how WPA2 works for example like changing the AES encryption into my own encryption algorithm or ...
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Can I use Kerberos for EAP without the RADIUS server getting anything but a ticket?

I would like to use Kerberos with FreeRADIUS, but I don't want FreeRADIUS to have access to any passwords (hashed or otherwise), especially because such passwords may not exist if smart card ...
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Sequence of events for WPA and DHCP when a station connects to an AP

I'm having issues with an embedded Wi-Fi device that is set up to act as a Wi-Fi access point. I've found with the AP at elevated temperatures a device (station) attempting to connect can have some ...
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Will my WPA2 device be able to make use of WPA3 features?

A few days ago, the Wi-Fi Alliance released WPA3, a new security standard which will replace WPA2. My question is, will it be possible for my existing devices to make use of WPA3 features (see this ...
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ddwrt and wpa2 KRACK patch or update?

I have a ddwrt running on a TP-Link TL-WDR4300 v1.x. Build is 21061. First question is, if the build is already the version number of the ddwrt software? And how can I make sure that the ...
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Unified Write Filter with WPA2-Enterprise PEAP-MSCHAPv2

hope you can help me. I can't seem to find the necessary answers. We are developing an application which runs on top of Windows and hides the Windows UI. Therefore the user has no access to Windows. ...
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Connecting to WPA2-Enterprise using Powershell?

I'm writing a script to automatically install Software after system setup. But for that to work I need to have it auto-connect to a WPA2-Enterprise wifi network without user interaction. How can I do ...
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Import WPA-EAP Wifi config from Mac OS X on Linux

We have a serviced office and the company that provides the Wifi service only gives out a unique username and password and an .EXE file for Windows users to configure the Wifi connection, which is of ...
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Should a device that supports WPA2-AES be able to connect to a Mixed Mode network (WPA-TKIP, WPA2-AES)?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, please let me know if it is not. I have a specific question about the 802.11 security standards for WiFi. I am using an embedded WiFi ...
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Trust root or leaf certificate in 802.1x setup?

I am setting up 802.1x via wired or wireless (WPA2 Enterprise) connections in our office, backed by a OneLogin RADIUS server. The certificate is not self-signed, so it's not clear to me whether it's ...
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Is reaver working?

I am new to Kali 2 and reaver and would appreciate it if someone with experience with could verify based on the code below whether it is working as it should be. When I input airmon-ng start wlan0mon ...
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Sign into WPA2 network that requires a username from mac terminal?

I am trying to sign into my school's network through terminal. It has WPA2 security, however it requires that I put a username along with a password. Is this possible to do from terminal? Side note: ...
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Scapy WPA2 packet forging

Can I use scapy to forge custom packets on WPA2 network? Can I even pack the IEEE 802.11 headers? I have access to the WPA2 passphrase so will there be something stopping me from doing it?
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Wi-Fi WPA2-Enterprise automate connection user/password prompt on windows 8.1

I am trying to automate the connection to a known wi-fi network on our Windows 8.1. I have read everything online about netsh exporting/importing profiles. Problem is after importing the profile for ...
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Is there any way to configure wireless settings for all access points in the network?

I have a fairly large house, with a main router (Asus) that handles the internet connection as well as DHCP, firewall, etc. This router is connected to an ethernet switch, which is connected to ...
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What does WPA/WPA2 really encrypt?

I have WPA2-personal on my laptop and I'm connected wirelessly to my home AP. The traffic I capture from Wireshark is all unencrypted. Some days ago I had my router on WPA-personal and did a MITM ...
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WPA vs. WPA2: Exception for one device?

My home network uses a Verizon-branded Actiontec M1424WR router with Wi-Fi. My main computer is hard-wired and lacks Wi-Fi capability. I'm trying to connect an old Palm TX, which has Wi-Fi, via the ...
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Password requirements for Wi-Fi WPA2

Wikipedia says: Also referred to as WPA-PSK (pre-shared key) mode, this is designed for home and small office networks and doesn't require an authentication server.[9] Each wireless network device ...
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netsh hostednetwork disable WPA2 encryption (open network)

Internet connection sharing in windows is nice and easy using Virtual Wifi Mini-Port Adapters and the netsh command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=<mySSID> key=<password> ...
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WPA2-Enterprise won't work with Win8.1 Client?

I'm the administrator of a relatively small wireless network, with unmanaged, BYOD devices that connect via WPA2-Enterprise (PEAP/MSCHAP authentication), controlled by a cloud RADIUS server. Yes, I ...
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Is using an open public wifi network more insecure than using a password protected public wifi network?

I'm at a coffee shop and it is offering Google wifi for free. It does not have a password to authenticate. Is this network insecure? More technically, does a wifi network with WPA/WPA2 password ...
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DHCP failure when rebooting RPI 2

When we start up my Raspberry pi 2, we get the following error: When the RPI is rebooted, we are getting an IP and we are able to surf on the internet, so we don't know what the error exactly means. ...
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How can I find Protected EAP credentials of a wireless network stored on Windows 7?

I need to remember the authentication credentials (username/password) of the wireless network on which I am connected. There is a way to reveal those informations on Windows 7? The wireless network ...
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WPA/WPA2 kali linux

I have recently started to use kali linux wanting to know more about testing. I started out using it for WPA/WPA2 cracking test. I tried to attain WPA handshake but no matter how many times I do ...
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How to setup GPU to crack WPA or WPA2 faster using pyrit in kali linux

I have a Dell M5040 notebook which comes with AMD Dual-Core E-450 64-bit Processor(1.65 GHz) with AMD Radeon HD 6320 Graphics 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD I want to use it for cracking my home wifi ...
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airodump-ng doesn't see associated machines

Here is the process and results. I am not sure why this isn't working when a few day's ago it was. This is my network, I have full control over it and all the machines on it. //Step 1 get wlan0 in ...
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Cracking WPA2 using Intel HD Graphics GPU

I use Linux Kali and yesterday have captured a WPA handshake of my network. I want to crack it's password - but my CPU with aircrack-ng checks only about 2000 keys per second. In my laptop I have got ...
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OpenWRT WPA2-Enterprise & RADIUS - config is not applied

i'm currently using OpenWrt Backfire 10.03 on an Asus WL-500G Premium v1. Scenario is like that: AP should connect to a RADIUS server via wired ethernet and perform authentication requests. I'm ...
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What does the RADIUS server do in a WPA2 Enterprise setup?

I'd like to upgrade my WiFi from "WPA2 Personal" to "WPA2 Enterprise" mode because I know that in principle, on a WiFi secured with "WPA2 Personal", devices who know the PSK can sniff on each other's ...
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In the context of using RADIUS for WPA2 enterprise, what does a "client certificate" mean, if anything?

I'm trying to set up a RADIUS server for WPA2 enterprise authentication. I'm new to all this. I understand that the server has a "server certificate", which I assume plays a role similar to that ...
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Issues connecting to WPA2 with User Authentication Mavericks?

I was on all the builds of the Mavericks beta and connecting to my University's network was fine. Then I upgraded to the public release and now I can't seem to connect to the internet. I can connect ...
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NetworkManager and keyfile to connect to WPA2 Entreprise

How can I use NetworkManager with keyfile to configure a Wi-Fi connection in WPA2-Entreprise?
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Wireshark doesn't capture 802.11 data packets

Lately I have been trying to analyze wifi traffic over my own test router. I looked on the wireshark website on how to do this and setup my own testing network. my network: dd-wrt router with WPA2 ...
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Vmware 9 bridged wireless adapter with WAP2?

I've been trying to figure out how to setup my guests so they can bridge with my wireless card and use WPA2. I currently have it setup so that Vnet0 is set to use just the wireless card and Vnet1 ...
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WPA2 wifi access works in Mac but not windows

I have a macbook with windows installed in bootcamp. When I'm at the office, I can connect to our WPA2 enterprise wifi very easily in Mac osx, but windows can't. I suppose it has something to do with ...
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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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WPA2-enterprise in Windows 8 Pro

I want to connect to my school network through a hotspot called utcpers, with encryption, using WPA2-Enterprise. I'm using a Broadcom 43224AGN 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2 wi-fi adapter. Using Windows 7 and ...
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