wpa_supplicant, WPA, PSK, TKIP, and a 104 bits key

Sorin Manolache sorinm
Mon Oct 6 06:01:58 PDT 2008

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 14:39, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 03:01:29PM +0200, Sorin Manolache wrote:
>> authentication suite. They gave me a 26-char hex (104-bit) string. How
>> do you configure WPA supplicant to work with this string? To me it
>> looks like a WEP key, but I'm positive that the protocol is WPA and
>> not WEP.
>> I've tried setting psk=the-26-char-key in wpa_supplicant.conf, it does
>> not work.
> My guess would be that the key is used as a WPA passphrase even if it
> looks like a hex key. In other words, it would be psk="the-26-char-key"
> (i.e., with quotation marks).

Thank you Jouni. Unfortunately it does not work, I've tried it.


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