freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Sat Apr 29 22:15:45 UTC 2006
dick hoogendijk <dick at nagual.st> wrote:
> Is it possible to have a wifi card in hostap mode NOT to broadcast its
> ssid (like most routers can)?
> I have one in one of my hosts and this is not secure (as I understand).
> Mimimal security would be not to broadcast and have wep on.
| When operating as an access point, do not broadcast the SSID in
| beacon frames or respond to probe request frames unless they are
| directed to the ap (i.e., they include the ap's SSID). By
| default, the SSID is included in beacon frames and undirected
| probe request frames are answered. To re-enable the broadcast of
| the SSID etc., use -hidessid.
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