Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 244735
NetworkManager cannot connect with "open" security mode
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:37 EDT
When I try to connect to my WEP encrypted wireless network with
NetworkManager-gnome, I fill out the WEP passphrase and choose "Open System"
encryption method, but NetworkManager fails to connect.
iwconfig shows NetworkManager setting the security mode to "restricted" instead
When I run the iwconfig command myself, I can connect to the network just fine.
Here is the working iwconfig command I use:
iwconfig ath0 mode managed essid network key ????-????-?? enc open
My bug report seems to be associated with problems discussed in the following bug:
"243164: Network manager doesn't associate with my WEP access poing"
Is this still an issue with the latest NM 0.6.6 from F7 updates?
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