[isf-wifidog] Macintosh Leopard and SSIDs names with accents
dondruce at sympatico.ca
Sam 29 Mar 10:19:26 EDT 2008
Thnaks again Bruno
I was being doubted here when I made that observation. I have a Mac,
but it is not running Leopard, so I could not confirm.
Bruno Remy wrote:
> Don Druce a écrit :
>> Has anyone else run across this.
>> Using a Macintosh with Leopard, trying to access a router using accented
>> characters in its SSID. The router is not seen by the Macintosh - other
>> nearby routers with no accents are all seen.. If you go to diagnostics,
>> it shows it as encrypted and wants its password.
>> I am NOT positive that is being caused by the accented SSID, but I am
>> pretty darn sure. I will be going back later to change the name by
>> removing the accents and see what happens/
>> Have ISF received any reports of this problem ?
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> Yes, it's due to the accentuated characters in SSID : I confim that.
> Here, at Quebec City, since we have enconter the same problem on
> Macintosh and Linux machines, we are setting all our SSID without
> accentuated characters "ZAP - node name".
> An other important tip about SSID specs : SSID name string should not
> exceed 32 characters (if then, the SSID will not be available).
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