[CoLoCo] wpa+aes vs wpa2+aes
jim at ubuntu-rocks.org
Mon Sep 3 01:04:22 BST 2007
Well, the router is a dlink wireless G (wbr2310 or something). I don't
exactly what card the laptop has but it came with a Dell that was a centrino
model. It works fine with ubuntu so my guess would be an intel card
(centrino and all).
On 9/2/07, Leon Jaimes <slyride at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Jim,
> What kind of hardware are you using?
> I ran into this with an older card that would only support up to WEP
> 128 (whoo hoo!). Though the cool thing about the card wa that it was
> Win98 compatible ;-).
> I also ran into something on an 802.11n router, where you had to use
> WPA to enable "n".
> On 9/2/07, Jim Hutchinson <jim at ubuntu-rocks.org> wrote:
> > Does anyone know how these two differ? I have been reworking my network
> > opted for wpa2+aes because, as I understand it, it is the most secure
> > at the moment. I didn't have any problem connecting with my laptop but
> > wife's kept failing. When I switched to wpa+aes it worked fine. It is
> > about 2 years old but I guess the wifi card could be old enough to not
> > support for wpa2. Does that seem a reasonable explanation? If so, and I
> > to use wpa instead of wpa2 how much more vulnerable is my network with
> > wpa?
> > Thanks,
> > Jim
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