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Dan Goodinson
2005-04-06, 02:43
Fair enough :-)

I'll check it out when next home.

Thanks again all, for you response.


-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Craig, James
(IT)
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:33
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
(firmware 40)?


I think it's called 'open key'.
Should only be the choice of the two on your router so it will be clear!

James

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Dan
Goodinson
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:27
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
(firmware 40)?

Excellent - thanks Craig.

Ok, I'll have another go at getting it up and running this weekend. I
don't know much about encryption, but the expression "shared key" rings
a bell - I think this is what I was trying to set up last time. That
being the case, what is the alternative to shared key?

Cheers again!
Dan.

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Craig, James
(IT)
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:22
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
(firmware 40)?


I have WEP enabled, I believe WPA is not supported for SB1
(I assume it's unlikely to be at this point now that SB2 is out)

You can't use 'shared-key' encryption either - this got me for a while.
Other than that it was painless.
I only use 64 bit encryption (lazyness).

James

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Dan
Goodinson
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:18
To: Discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1 (firmware
40)?

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.

Chris Buckle
2005-04-06, 10:11
Not sure what problems James had with Shared Key but it works perfectly well
on my set up: SB1 and Netgear WG602 Wireless Access Point. Obvious I know
but just make sure that you use the same hex code on both the access point
and the SB.

Regards

Chris

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Goodinson" <Dan.Goodinson (AT) businessobjects (DOT) com>
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 10:43 AM
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1 (firmware
40)?


Fair enough :-)

I'll check it out when next home.

Thanks again all, for you response.


-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Craig, James
(IT)
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:33
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
(firmware 40)?


I think it's called 'open key'.
Should only be the choice of the two on your router so it will be clear!

James

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Dan
Goodinson
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:27
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
(firmware 40)?

Excellent - thanks Craig.

Ok, I'll have another go at getting it up and running this weekend. I
don't know much about encryption, but the expression "shared key" rings
a bell - I think this is what I was trying to set up last time. That
being the case, what is the alternative to shared key?

Cheers again!
Dan.

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Craig, James
(IT)
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:22
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
(firmware 40)?


I have WEP enabled, I believe WPA is not supported for SB1
(I assume it's unlikely to be at this point now that SB2 is out)

You can't use 'shared-key' encryption either - this got me for a while.
Other than that it was painless.
I only use 64 bit encryption (lazyness).

James

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Dan
Goodinson
Sent: 06 April 2005 10:18
To: Discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1 (firmware
40)?

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.

Mark Bennett
2005-04-06, 13:38
Isn't it open key that isn't supported?

SB1 with 128bit WEP with Shared Key is working fine for me
with a USR8054 wireless router.

Cheers,
Mark.


On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 18:11 +0100, Chris Buckle wrote:
> Not sure what problems James had with Shared Key but it works perfectly well
> on my set up: SB1 and Netgear WG602 Wireless Access Point. Obvious I know
> but just make sure that you use the same hex code on both the access point
> and the SB.
>
> Regards
>
> Chris
>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Craig, James
> (IT)
> Sent: 06 April 2005 10:33
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] WPA or WEP encryption - any issues with SB1
> (firmware 40)?
>
>
> I think it's called 'open key'.
> Should only be the choice of the two on your router so it will be clear!
>
> James

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Marc Sherman
2005-04-06, 13:41
Mark Bennett wrote:
> Isn't it open key that isn't supported?
>
> SB1 with 128bit WEP with Shared Key is working fine for me
> with a USR8054 wireless router.

This is way off topic, but what's the difference between open and shared
key?

- Marc

Mark Bennett
2005-04-06, 13:55
On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 16:41 -0400, Marc Sherman wrote:
> Mark Bennett wrote:
> > Isn't it open key that isn't supported?
> >
> > SB1 with 128bit WEP with Shared Key is working fine for me
> > with a USR8054 wireless router.
>
> This is way off topic, but what's the difference between open and shared
> key?

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,8645211~mode=flat

--
"The biggest problem encountered while trying to design a system that
was completely foolproof, was, that people tended to underestimate the
ingenuity of complete fools." (Douglas Adams)

Marc Sherman
2005-04-06, 14:01
Mark Bennett wrote:
>>
>>This is way off topic, but what's the difference between open and shared
>>key?
>
>
> http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,8645211~mode=flat
>

Thanks. Given that info, I'm surprised any of the 802.11 vendors bother
to implement shared keys at all any more.

- Marc

neil.coburn@blueyonder.co.uk
2005-04-07, 05:53
A while ago I couldn't get 128 bit WEP to work properly (lots of pauses
and lost connections), but 64 bit works fine

neil.coburn@blueyonder.co.uk
2005-04-07, 05:53
A while ago I couldn't get 128 bit WEP to work properly (lots of pauses
and lost connections), but 64 bit works fine