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Old 17th May 2018
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Default [Solved] OpenBSD cannot connect to the WiFi

Hi everybody.

I solved the problem, so I just create this thread to help if anybody encounters the same issue, and also as a reminder...

I recently moved in a new house, with a new internet provider.
And I had trouble to connect OpenBSD to the WiFi...

In my new house, I was able to connect to the WiFi with Windows, iOS or Android, not with OpenBSD.

I started to check the nwid & wpakey values in the /etc/hostname.iwn0 file, they were both valid.

So I scanned iwn0, the WiFi SSID is SFR_37E8 :
$ doas ifconfig iwn0 scan | grep SFR_37E8
ieee80211: nwid SFR_37E8 wpakey 0x5bbb809fde21756fee4e9794770ec3bfd2d35f96e57210a9089667d9647d28b1 wpaprotos wpa2 wpaakms psk wpaciphers ccmp wpagroupcipher ccmp
                nwid SFR_37E8 chan 6 bssid 30:7e:cb:e8:37:ec -68dBm HT-MCS15 privacy,short_slottime,wpa1
Then I've noticed OpenBSD try to connect with wpa2 (by default) but my ISP box provides only wpa1.

So I modified the /etc/hostname.iwn0 file, and added wpaprotos wpa1 :
# Routeur CISCO
# nwid Wifidici57535pournouszx
# wpakey ShutUpAndHack201457zk

# Box SFR
nwid SFR_37E8
wpakey <oops!ofcourseIchangedit>
wpaprotos wpa1

And here we go again, the net is back
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Last edited by LeFrettchen; 17th May 2018 at 03:24 PM. Reason: Syntax & public key
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