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Which Layer of the OSI model is responsible for encryption in WLANS?

Since WEP and WPA/WPA2 encrypt the payload of 802.11 MAC frames and we know that MAC goes under the Data Link Layer (Layer 2), can we also assume that encryption occurs in Layer 2 as well? At least ...
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hostapd, rtl8192se and wpa not working: EAPOL-Key Timeout

Ubuntu 12.04.2, 3.2.0-49-generic, x64 hostapd from saucy (hostapd_1.0-3ubuntu2_amd64) Have tried from precise-updates as well to no avail. You can see in the debug output below, hostapd sends the ...
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How to limit user's access to a specific NAS?

I'm new to RADIUS and I have just set up a very basic FreeRADIUS server for 802.1x (WPA). I use EAP, MySQL as backend with daloRADIUS as webGUI (for user management, mainly). I got two WiFi networks, ...
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hostapd running on Ubuntu Server 13.04 only allows single station to connect when using wpa

Problem Only a single station can connect to hostapd at a time. Any single station can connect (W8, OSX, iOS, Nexus) but when two or more hosts are connected at the same time the first client loses ...
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Is there an app that can provide details about wifi access point config?

I'm wondering if there is an easier way to determine of the following parameters of a wifi network. For users who already have say a laptop connected to a wifi network. Does wifi network support ...
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How to do a COMPUTER (not user name) 802.1x (RADIUS) authentication with wpa_supplicant in Ubuntu 12.04?

In my corporation, NPS policy does not use AD username/password authentication, for it's too much less secure. For some laptops and PCs, Ubuntu 12.04 x86 desktop edition is deployed. I found that ...
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Setting up VPN with wired and wireless connection

I have a VPN working for the wired connection but it doesn't seem to work for the wireless connection. I'm trying to get a VPN set up with both a wired and wireless connection. So to do so, after ...
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Meraki wireless access point disconnects clients

We have a Meraki MR16 Cloud Managed AP and it disconnects certain clients. The clients with Intel wireless cards work without any disconnects. The Meraki reports the follow in its event log: Sep 4 ...
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Wifi Drops Connections with WPA2-PSK

I run a small computer lab made up of 10 computers of identical hardware and software (Dell Latitudes with Windows 7 x64 Enterprise) and I use a ZyWALL 2WG as a router/firewall. Nine of the computers ...
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In Wireless Networks, What is IV?

I understand it is initialization vector, but what is it ? Is it appended at the beginning of each packet as a key piece? Is it used to encrypt the entire packet? What does IV do exactly?
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CentOS 6 WiFi using NetworkManager and Without GUI tools

I am using CentOS 6, trying desperately to get Wifi working via a ifcfg-wlan0 file and fudging with /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. I do not have an X server, so I do not want to use the GUI ...
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Making a CA for RAS and IAS for wifi on Server 2003 Standard

I am working for a small nonprofit with a few servers running 2003 standard. Before you ask, there is no budget for server upgrades unless someone donates money for the task. I am changing over the ...
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How can I enable WPA2 on Windows 7 when sharing an ethernet connection over wireless?

I have shared my ethernet connection over wireless in Windows 7 using the method outlined in the accepted answer here: Windows 7 - wireless connection sharing. My wireless card is a TP-Link ...
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Secured ad-hoc network with DD-WRT

I'm able to create ad-hoc networks using DD-WRT but password doesn't work. Is there a workaround?
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Can a WPA key be shorter than 8 characters?

I was helping a person with his computer today, and he was convinced that his router's WPA key was 7 characters (with some brand of consumer router). He has been able to connect with this on a number ...
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Can I change the security type of a wifi net via registry or group pol?

I have some Windows 7 machines that are configured to connect to the wireless network here as WPA-Enterprise/TKIP. In order to have them work with 802.11n, we need to move them across to ...
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How to get wifi to connect at boot on Centos

I'v got a CentOS 5.3 install that I want to connect to the wifi on boot. As the wifi adapter was installed via ndiswrapper there no /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0 on the computer. I tried ...
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Is it possible to use WPA Enterprise Mode without having to use or issue certificates?

Scenario... I have a wireless network that students use for Internet access. Each student has an Active Directory account. Is it possible to configure my APs to require them to use there AD ...
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network policy + WPA enterprise (tkip) Windows 2008 R2

hi I've attempted the following guide and in a bit of a pickle. http://techblog.mirabito.net.au/?p=87 My main goal is to have a username / password based wireless authentication with active directory ...
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WPA2 Personal - Deploying via GPO

I've got 300+ win7 clients I need to deploy WPA2 Personal PSK on. I can use a GPO to deploy the SSID information on the clients which is good but not the PSK. Is there a clean/easy way to script it ...
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Cisco Aironet (802.11n models): how to put a WEP128 ssid and a WPA/WPA2 ssid on the same radio?

I'm using a Cisco AIR-1252AG (IOS 12.4(10b)JDA3) and I must provide both a WEP128 wlan (for compatibility with older embedded devices, this will go to a firewalled vlan) and a WPA2 (WPA1 would be ok ...
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Certificate Authority-RADIUS- WPA

We have a problem with our Certificate Authority, it deletes its own Computer Certificate day-by-day. I implement a WPA wireless security via RADIUS standard with using that computer. So everyday I ...
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Setting up RADIUS + LDAP for WPA2 on Ubuntu

I'm setting up a wireless network for ~150 users. In short, I'm looking for a guide to set RADIUS server to authenticate WPA2 against a LDAP. On Ubuntu. I got a working LDAP, but as it is not in ...
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Security considerations of WPA versus WPA2?

As we replacing our existing WEP infrastructure across multiple offices, we are weighing the value of upgrading to WPA versus WPA2 (both PSK). We have several different types of devices that do not ...
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Can two users on an 802.11n network with WPA/WPA2 intercept each other's traffic?

I know that WPA/WPA2 encryption is a pretty good safeguard against snooping by people outside a wireless network. But can someone in the network (i.e. who has been given the shared key) ...
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WEP or WPA what should I use for my WiFi networks connection

Which protocol should I use and why?
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How can I configure wpa_supplicant so that my wlan interface is disabled when I plug in ethernet cable?

I am trying to come up with the standard configuration using wpa_supplicant for both Ethernet and wireless interfaces on a Debian system. I would like to do it in a way that when you plug in the ...
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Wireless configuration file

Vista now appears to support automatic wireless key distribution through USB disks. To see this in action, attempt to connect to a secure access point (that you don't have a key for) and when it asks ...
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Is WEP used in conjunction with a wireless access list adequate security?

I use a Netgear wireless router, with various wireless devices connecting to it. One of my wireless devices doesn't support WPA2 security, so I had to downgrade the security on the router to WEP. We ...