The best encryption/access control scheme

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Oct 31 08:00:59 CET 2007

Ian Truelsen wrote:
> The major stumbling block is that we have clients with equipment that
> cannot deal with WPA encryption,

  Wireless cards that support WPA are cheap.

> and so, I think, I am forced to use WEP
> key. Now, the main concern is access control, as in the past there have
> been those in the area abusing the open AP and draining all the
> bandwidth. 
> So, what would be the best scheme to use for setting this up? Is a
> freeradius login/pass scheme with WEP key encryption the best that I can
> manage, or are there other options? 

  If you use WEP, the AP won't do RADIUS.  You'll have to have a hotspot
login page to control user access, like Chillispot.

  Alan DeKok.

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