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Recovering Type7 encrypted WEP kes from AP?

Hi there,

One of my colleagues has a problem with a customer:

They use wireless IP phones (7920) with static WEP keys configured on the phones and the APs (1121G).

Now, the customer has just received a replacement 7920 through RMA. Of course, they can't remember what the static key is, and, of course, it's not documented anywhere...

The poor customer is not of a mind to change the keys on all APs and phones.

The million dollar question is:

Is it possible to recover the plain text Hex-data WEP key from the AP?

- We've tried "no service password-emcryption", and we've tried a lot of different Type7 decoders found on the web. The conclusion is that the encryption of the WEP keys are not performed the same ways as, say, a username/password pair.

Any suggestions out there?

:O) Mikkel Troest


Re: Recovering Type7 encrypted WEP kes from AP?

use the no WEP key option in the Network manager tool.

Open ACU and choose Profile Manager.

Choose the profile where you want to enable WEP and click Edit.

Click the Network Security tab in order to display the security options, and click Use Static WEP Keys.

This action activates WEP configuration options that are dimmed when No WEP is selected.

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Re: Recovering Type7 encrypted WEP kes from AP?

From your post I am assuming you have access to the encrypted Type 7 text.

If you use the "Boson Utilities" GetPass utility, you can view the original text input. Works for me....

Hope this relevant and helps.

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