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Re: Encrypted wireless

Jason Rennie <jrennie@csail.mit.edu> writes:

> I have a wireless DSL router set up at home.  I currently
> don't use encryption, so it's essentially a free-for-all and
> I've noticed some freeloaders and the router doesn't provide
> any way to restrict access other than by setting up
> encryption

Can you disable SSID broadcast?  It's not gonna keep out anyone
really technical, but

> (side question: anyone know of a wireless router that can
> restrict access by MAC address?).  I tried setting up 64-bit
> encryption and adding an entry in /etc/pcmcia/wireless.conf
> on my laptop.  No dice.  Anyone know what the appropriate
> entry would look like?
> Alternatively...
> Can anyone suggest a tutorial/How-To on setting up wireless PCMCIA
> cards to work on an encrypted wireless network?
> Many thanks,
> Jason

    aaraines@pobox.com (Andrew A. Raines)

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