11.2. Wireless Parameters 1.2.x

Below are the wireless parameters that are available in the m0n0wall firmware 1.2.x. They will be available only if you have a compatible wireless card installed and if you have added the wireless interface to your interface list.

Table 11.1. Wireless 1.2 Parameters

Parameter Description
Description custom name for the interface
Bridge with select an ethernet interface to bridge to the wirelss interface
IP address assign the wireless interface an IP address and subnet mask
Standard Select 802.11b/g/a
Mode Note: To create an access-point, choose "hostap" mode. IBSS mode is sometimes also called "ad-hoc" mode; BSS mode is also known as "infrastructure" mode.
SSID The service set identifier (SSID) is a 32 character name of your wireless network
Channel Either choose Auto for the m0n0wall device to scan and find an available wireless channel or select a channel manually. To see currently used channels, click the Wireless option of the m0n0wall Status menu.
Station Name Hint: this field can usually be left blank
Enable WEP Check this box to enable WEP encryption of your wireless data
WEP Keys 1-4 40 (64) bit keys may be entered as 5 ASCII characters or 10 hex digits preceded by '0x'. 104 (128) bit keys may be entered as 13 ASCII characters or 26 hex digits preceded by '0x'.

Below is a screenshot of the wireless interface configuration screen of 1.2.x m0n0wall.