Using WEP with LEDE

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn at
Sat Mar 26 03:33:48 PDT 2022

On 2022-03-26 08:24, Luca Bertoncello wrote:
> Hi list!
> I bought a new WLAN-router and successfully installed LEDE.
> Now I'm porting the configuration of the old WRT to the new.

By LEDE i assume you mean a recent version of OpenWRT

> Problem: I have a WLAN, restricted per MAC-List and Firewall (use a VLAN
> with strong restricted access) "protected" with WEP.
> This is because I have a device that only can WEP.
> In LEDE I installed the paket "wpad", in order to use the WPA2-EAP (used
> by the other devices in my home).
> Well, now I can choose many WPA encryption mechanism, but I don't have
> WEP...
> Do I need some other paket to manage WEP?
> The only alternative for me will be to leave this WLAN without
> authentication, but of course I'm not happy to do that...

WEP is most likely removed a long time ago, for good reasons too.
It can be broken in a matter of seconds.
So there wont be much difference between using WEP and an open wifi network.

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