WEP Information in Scan Result?
Mon Mar 10 07:48:06 PDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 14:38 +0530, Raghavendra wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using wpa_supplicant-0.5.9 and enabling it successfully. I have
> following doubts about Scan result.
> 1. Is it possible to know wether AP is configured WEP - OPEN or
> SHARED, from scan result?
No. This information is never broadcast by the AP, and therefore
clients cannot determine this information beforehand. You simply have
to know which one the AP is using.
> 2. Also Is it possible to know wether AP is configured with WEP40 or
> WEP104, from scan result?
No, for the same reason as above.
WEP sucks. WPA advertises stuff much better.
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