wds encryption II

Alessandro Bondoli alessandro.bondoli
Thu Jan 9 12:26:17 PST 2003

Thank you John for your reply: exactly what I need to do is to join two
separates segments of the same network, because on this network there are
wireless devices that are working on it with fixed address and no dhcp.
First segment is from to, netmask;
second segment is from to same netmask as
Connection between those two trunks have to be realized with two aps with
encrypted point-to-point wireless tunnel. Is this possible? What are needed
Thanks in advance for enlighting me.
regards, Alex

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fulmer, John" <JFulmer at hrblock.com>
To: "Alessandro Bondoli" <alessandro.bondoli at bondoli-campese.com>
Cc: <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 7:22 PM
Subject: Re: wds encryption II

> I do encrypted tunnels using Free S/Wan IPSEC tunnels between
> workstations and my AP. Works well, although re-establishing the tunnels
> can be tricky sometimes...
> jf
> On Thu, 2003-01-09 at 11:22, Alessandro Bondoli wrote:
> > Recently I had need to build a point-to-point encrypted link using
> > couple of aps (LinuxAP) and cipe. No success, and this mainy due to
> > impossibility of routing packets along the network space.
> > A few months ago I used hostap's wds connections to make a similar job
> > OpenSTA) but unencrypted and all was fine.
> > On hostap's readme, I read that wds should be encrypted in order to
> > problems of eavesdropping and intromissions from outer world: this is
what I
> > need to do, but don't know how to reach the goal.
> > No googles on this matter out there... did anybody encrypted traffic on
> > and tell what are the trick(s) to do that ?
> > regards, Alex
> >
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