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Re: [vox-tech] Wireless Encryption Issue
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Re: [vox-tech] Wireless Encryption Issue

On Tuesday 11 October 2005 09:08 pm, Alex Mandel (tech_dev) wrote:
> Trevor M. Lango wrote:
> > On Tuesday 11 October 2005 08:05 am, David Hummel wrote:
> >>On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 01:27:16AM -0700, Trevor M. Lango wrote:
> >>>I have encountered a rather odd issue at school.  In my department
> >>>there are two available wireless networks.  One has a 64 bit
> >>>encryption key and one has a 128 bit encryption key.  I can connect to
> >>>the higher encryption key network without incident but dhcp times out
> >>>on the other.  Any ideas?
> >>
> >>Is it possible that either WPA or some kind of EAP is being used?
> >
> > I am fairly certain that it is using WEP.
> What about a MAC address access list?

My computer gets the right AP, just no IP.

> Are the keys provided to you physically or is it set to be automatically
> retrieved from the network?

The key is not retrieved automatically.

> Are you sure you have the right key, and are you putting it in as a
> String or the encrpyted code? A 64bit should be quite a bit shorter in
> length than a 128bit?

The key is correct.  It is entered as a 10 character hexadecimal value.

> Alex
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