Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Connecting to WEP w/ KEY

  1. #1
    Just burned his ISO
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    5

    Default Connecting to WEP w/ KEY

    I'm able to successfully connect to my unsecured 2.4 AP with no problem at all (both with dhclient & static IP).

    However, when I put a key on my AP, the ifconfig wlan0 and iwconfig wlan0 LOOKS like I'm associated to the AP w/ the proper key, IP & ESSID, but I get no connection. Even Pinging 192.168.1.1 timesout.

    These are the commands I'm using

    ifconfig wlan0 down
    iwconfig wlan0 essid mynetwork key s:mypw
    ifconfig wlan0 up
    dhclient wlan0

    OR

    ifconfig wlan0 down
    ifconfig wlan0 192.168.1.5
    iwconfig wlan0 essid mynetwork key s:mypw
    ifconfig wlan0 up

    Neither works with the key (but they do work w/ an unsecured network).

    I'll route the route cmd and get a blank display. I figure, "hey, lemme try to add a default gw" so I do:
    route add default gw 192.168.1.1
    but I get the error msg that the gw is inaccessible.

    What am I doing wrong?

  2. #2
    Just burned his ISO
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    7

    Default Re: Connecting to WEP w/ KEY

    try using the connection manager under internet... and when u do tht there should be a drop down menu that says wpa change that to wep or w/e encryption u r using and make sure its the correct 1 or ur password will not work

  3. #3
    Good friend of the forums gunrunr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    shining my spoon
    Posts
    265

    Default Re: Connecting to WEP w/ KEY

    have you tried using wicd and typing in the hex for the wep and connecting that way?

    if you want to use console
    iwconfig wlan0 essid fbi_van
    iwconfig wlan0 channel 6
    iwconfig wlan0 key 000e34567898
    iwconfig wlan0 mode managed

    one other question, when you run dhclient does your card receive an answer from the ap?
    Last edited by gunrunr; 09-20-2011 at 04:16 AM.
    Wielder of the spoon of doom
    Summercon, Toorcon, Defcon, Bsides, Derbycon, Shmoocon oh my
    Come hang out with hackers on twitter @gunrunr556

Similar Threads

  1. Connecting pc's??
    By christ044 in forum Beginners Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-07-2011, 01:41 AM
  2. Connecting to WPA
    By n000b in forum Beginners Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-22-2010, 08:23 AM
  3. please help with connecting to net...
    By CD-4+ in forum OLD BackTrack 4 (pre) Final
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-08-2009, 05:09 AM
  4. Connecting to the AP
    By cleanwithit2008 in forum OLD Newbie Area
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-24-2008, 05:22 AM
  5. Connecting to VNC
    By Amish in forum OLD BackTrack v2.0 Final
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 06-01-2007, 05:27 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •