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Dan Goodinson
2005-04-06, 02:17
A while ago, a tried setting up some encryption on my wireless network,
but I couldn't get SB to connect to a 64-bit or 128-bit encrypted LAN.
(I think, at the time, I was still on firmware revision 39). I ended up
disabling encryption, so now I'm back to MAC filter. When I tried the
encryption, I was on MAC filter plus encryption.

Can anyone confirm whether this works or not? I guess it must work at
some level, as I haven't seen any posts about it on the lists
recently...?

So if someone can let me know that it definitely works ok, then I'll try
and get it up and running again on my home LAN.

Are there any "preferred" encryption methods? e.g. 64-bit, 128-bit,
WEP, WPA or whatever?

Cheers!
Dan.

Daniel Cohen
2005-04-06, 02:22
On 6/4/05 at 10:17 am +0100, Dan Goodinson wrote
>A while ago, a tried setting up some encryption on my wireless network,
>but I couldn't get SB to connect to a 64-bit or 128-bit encrypted LAN.
>(I think, at the time, I was still on firmware revision 39). I ended up
>disabling encryption, so now I'm back to MAC filter. When I tried the
>encryption, I was on MAC filter plus encryption.
>
>Can anyone confirm whether this works or not? I guess it must work at
>some level, as I haven't seen any posts about it on the lists
>recently...?
>
>So if someone can let me know that it definitely works ok, then I'll try
>and get it up and running again on my home LAN.
>
>Are there any "preferred" encryption methods? e.g. 64-bit, 128-bit,
>WEP, WPA or whatever?

Certainly works ok on my system. Using 128-bit WEP IIRC.

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Daniel Cohen

mherger
2005-04-06, 02:26
Dan

On Wed, 6 Apr 2005 10:17:36 +0100, Dan Goodinson
<Dan.Goodinson (AT) businessobjects (DOT) com> wrote:

> A while ago, a tried setting up some encryption on my wireless network,
> but I couldn't get SB to connect to a 64-bit or 128-bit encrypted LAN.
> (I think, at the time, I was still on firmware revision 39). I ended up
> disabling encryption, so now I'm back to MAC filter. When I tried the
> encryption, I was on MAC filter plus encryption.
>
> Can anyone confirm whether this works or not? I guess it must work at
> some level, as I haven't seen any posts about it on the lists
> recently...?

I'm using 64-bit WEP and MAC filter on my SB1s.

> So if someone can let me know that it definitely works ok, then I'll try
> and get it up and running again on my home LAN.
>
> Are there any "preferred" encryption methods? e.g. 64-bit, 128-bit,
> WEP, WPA or whatever?

Squeezeboxen only talk WEP, no WPA.

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Michael

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Cormac Long
2005-04-06, 03:03
I have my SB1 and all other wifi devices at home operating in 128-bit
WEP with shared key. On my Linksys router, when I set the 128-bit mode
and provided a passphrase, it generated 4 hex keys. I also set the auth
mode to shared key which requires the client to provide at least one of
those keys when authenticating.

Then on the SB1, I was able to specify the first hex key (of the 4 it
generated from the passphrase) and it connected first time.tla

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 10:17 +0100, Dan Goodinson wrote:

> A while ago, a tried setting up some encryption on my wireless network,
> but I couldn't get SB to connect to a 64-bit or 128-bit encrypted LAN.
> (I think, at the time, I was still on firmware revision 39). I ended up
> disabling encryption, so now I'm back to MAC filter. When I tried the
> encryption, I was on MAC filter plus encryption.
>
> Can anyone confirm whether this works or not? I guess it must work at
> some level, as I haven't seen any posts about it on the lists
> recently...?
>
> So if someone can let me know that it definitely works ok, then I'll try
> and get it up and running again on my home LAN.
>
> Are there any "preferred" encryption methods? e.g. 64-bit, 128-bit,
> WEP, WPA or whatever?
>
> Cheers!
> Dan.
>