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How do I setup a secure access point?

I just want to know how do I set up a secure access point. I'[m using a proxim orinoco 600. I just can't get it to work. When I don't use wep encryption it works just find, but's it's unsecured. When I do try to use it the clients come up "windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network" error. Please help
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It looks like you are trying to use EAP-TLS,  EAP-TLS does require a Cert on the device trying to log onto the network.

If you are trying to use EAP-TLS that means you are trying to use WPA-Enterprise, did you choose WPA-Enterprise for a specific reason? What I mean is that with WPA-Enterprise you will need a back end infrastructure to support it, in this case a back end authentication server and each user will need to authenticate..  An easier alternative to this is to use WPA-PSK(Pre Shared Key) which allows you to set a shared password using the higher forms of encryption TKIP or AES.  If your hardware will support it I would reccomend WPA2-AES encryption and Pre shared keys.

And of course you will need a wireless supplicant (client) to configure your clients.  If your wireless adapter came with a manager I would use that, if you need to find one to use I strongly reccomend the Funk Odyssey Client from Juniper/Funk Software.

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