Re: How to specify the key number
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: Steve Lee <steve fullmeasure co uk>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: How to specify the key number
- Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 11:40:26 -0400
On Sat, 2008-04-19 at 14:43 +0100, Steve Lee wrote:
> Is it possible to specify the key number when specifying the key in nm-applet?
> Since upgrading to Ubuntu Hardy I have to swap my
> /etc/network/interfaces file for home use and roaming. It seems that
> this version restrict the GUI if interfaces contains an entry for the
> wifi port (I won't say how long I took to find that was my problem).
NetworkManager 0.7 has this functionality. It's quite unlikely to get
backported to 0.6.x since it's a fairly invasive change.
> My home access point is configures to use key 2 so my interfaces file
> looks like this
> auto eth1
> iface eth1 inet dhcp
> wireless-essid XYZ
> wireless-defaultkey 2
> wireless-key2 1234567890
> wireless-keymode restricted
> I can't find anyway to specify key 2 is being used through the UI of
> nm-app or nm-edit or even manual setup and ifup fails at the dhclient
> Someone pointed out that WEP is cracked so I should change to WPA. So
> does WPA support multiple keys as well? If not then this is less of a
> requirement, though is functionality that is missing from the GUI.
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