Re: Problems with NM over D-Bus

On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 12:29 +0200, Marco Franke wrote:
> Hi,
> I use Ubuntu 7.10 and the default NetworkManager.
> I want to use the NetworkManager without the GUI. For that reasons I use the D-Bus calls.
> But now, I have a problem:
> I call the function:
> dbus-send --print-reply --system --dest=org.freedesktop.NetworkManager /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.setActiveDevice  objpath:/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/ath0 string:Uni-Bremen
> I get this error:
> Error org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.InvalidArguments: NetworkManager::setActiveDevice called with invalid arguments.
> What's wrong?
> Can somebody help me?
> And how can I create  a ad-hoc Network  with the NetworkManager over D-Bus?

You want to use the D-Bus method createWirelessNetwork(), which has the
following arguments:

device (o)
ssid (s)
cipher (u)
<other security parameters>

where for unencrypted networks, the cipher would be:



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