how to configure WEP with shared password

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Sep 23 01:10:10 PDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 05:11:59PM +0000, Li Jin wrote:
> I use the following hostapd configuration file to configure an softAP with WEP with key "1234567890", however the AP appears to be OPEN security. Could you please let me know what I did wrong?

auth_algs=2 should enable Shared Key authentication. Anyway, please note
that WEP is not allowed with HT, so this configuration is not really

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