[nSLUG] smu wireless setup

Jonathan Anderson jonathan.anderson at ieee.org
Wed Oct 24 11:43:21 ADT 2007


Sounds a lot like MUN.

What distro are you using? On recent versions of Ubuntu, NetworkManager can 
handle WPA/TKIP/PEAP/MSCHAPv2 automagically.


#!/jon

On October 24, 2007, Tyler Smith wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Does anyone know how to set up wireless using the system at Saint
> Mary's? At my last university I just ran the following script, opened
> a browser and entered my user id and password, and then I was off to
> the races:
>
> #! /bin/bash
> ifconfig ath0 down
> iwconfig ath0 key off
> ifconfig ath0 up
> iwconfig ath0 ap any
> dhclient ath0
>
> It's a bit more involved at SMU. From what I gather from the
> instructions for using XP, they have WPA network authentication, TKIP
> encryption, Protected EAP (PEAP), Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
> authentication method. The full instructions are in a pdf:
>
> http://www.smu.ca/administration/itss/wireless/WirelessBrochurev2.pdf
>
> If anyone has already worked out how to set this up on linux, or can
> point me to any useful resources, that would be great.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tyler



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Jonathan Anderson

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