[maemo-users] WPA difficulties

From: Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Date: Thu Nov 15 02:24:46 EET 2007
technut wrote:
> Did you follow the steps in my first answer?  ie. Go into Control panel 
> / Certificate manager / Authorities tab....  Select the cert and choose 
> Trust, then check the WLAN box.

Yep. Mail, Browser, and WLAN were already checked.

> Worked for me on N800 / OS2007.

That's what I have. It's still popping up the complaint.

a) how do I tell it which cert to use for which connection?

b) why is it even checking for a cert? I didn't ask it to.
    No other system (Win, Mac, Ubuntu) I use on this network does this.


> Peter Flynn wrote:
>> technut wrote:
>>> You get the "can't find a certificate to validate the server" error 
>>> message if you either don't have the matching root cert, or if it 
>>> isn't enabled for WLAN connections.
>>> If you can figure out which CA your Radius server certificate is from 
>>> (eg. Entrust? Verisign? ask the Radius admin guys), then go into 
>>> Control panel / Certificate manager / Authorities tab and you'll 
>>> probably see the root certificate that matches the Radius cert.  
>>> Select it and choose Trust, then check the WLAN box.
>> As it's a private network, we are our own CA, so I got a copy of the 
>> root cert from our network guys (with a little persuasion).
>> I installed it through Tools | Control Panel | Certificate Manager | 
>> Authorities | Import, without any problems.
>> But when I connect to the network, it still says it has no CA 
>> certificate to validate the server. Is there some other box needs 
>> checking?
>> ///Peter
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