Re: wpasupplicant in Lenny
Am Freitag, 27. Februar 2009 schrieb Jörg-Volker Peetz:
> Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > as the change of wpasupplicant in Lenny, I looked for an option to
> > specify the essid in /etc/network/interfaces for WPA to use any AP.
> > By using WEP, there is the possibility to say "wireless_essid any", so I
> > can use any AP. I looked for the same feature in wpasupplicant, but it
> > seems, this is not possible with it, or it is not documented.
> > So, how do I have to set, when I want to use ALL accesspoints without a
> > PSK and using WPA/WPA2 ? Besides, may I think wrong and a AP without a
> > PSK and activated WPA/WPA2 does not encrypt traffic at all?
> > Thanks for any hints!
> > Regards
> > Hans
> In /usr/share/doc/wpasupplicant/README.Debian.gz it says
> Element Example Value Description
> ======= ============= ===========
> wpa-ssid plaintextstring sets the ssid of your network
> Have you tried that?
> Also with wireless-tools it reads now "wireless-essid" (minus instead of
it is not the option, to set an essid I am looking for. I am looking for an
option like "any" for wep, so that I can drive around, and get access to ANY
wpa access point without no password (like I can do with wep on
The catchword for this is "roaming".