Shared Key authentication and Windows XP

Leonardo Pereira Santos lsantos
Wed Oct 22 06:53:50 PDT 2003

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On Tuesday 21 October 2003 18:41, Jacques Caron wrote:
> Hi,
> At 23:01 20/10/2003, Leonardo Pereira Santos wrote:
> >IMHO the shared
> >key auth should be turned on to indicate a wrong WEP, for example, ans if
> > I enable Open System Auth but do not configure the correct WEP options,
> > the client is able to associate but can't ping the AP, as expected.
> Yep, but shared key authentication is a known security hole that can lead
> to easy compromise of the key. Don't use shared key auth. You're better off
> using 802.1X.
> Jacques.
> -- Jacques Caron, IP Sector Technologies
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Ok, thanks!

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