> I have a laptop with an 802.11b card. When I am in the vicinity
> of an access point (AP) I can see the AP's details by running
> "iwlist IFACE scan". However, in order to associate to APs
> with encryption switched on I need to set the encryption key
> using "iwconfig IFACE enc KEY".
> My question is: has someone written a utility that will do this
> automatically -- a utility that will set the encryption key
> according to the access points that show up in the scan?
> I have searched the web for a while and what I find are sniffing
> and cracking programs. That is not what I am looking for. I
> am not interesting in collecting packets and I know the
> encryption keys I need to access these networks. I just want
> a program that will automate the process of association.
> I could write this program myself. In its simplest form it can
> be done in one line of shell script. However, making the
> program work reliably would take more work. I would like to
> know if anyone has already done this work for me.
> TIA for any tips you can provide.
> Thomas Hood
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