This is to allow access to a access point that has encryption (WEP or WPA) enabled. For this process you will need to get the encryption key from the management settings of your access point. These steps are written to be followed from setting up the wireless connection screen.
A WEP 64-bit key will look like this: 4a 9f 1f 98 f3
A WEP 128-bit key will look like this: 4b bc 8e 20 e7 1d 24 e4 7f 5d 88 d0 2e
A WPA-PSK and WPA2 will be selected by the user and vary depending on model,
As of current WPA-PSK and WPA2 are not supported on the PS3, we are working on getting them supported.
WEP 64-bit and 128-bit
- For “Key:” enter “0x” plus your hex key so for 64-bit it would look like “0x4a9f1f98f3” and for 128-bit it would look like “0x4bbc8e20e71d24e47f5d88d02e” (NOTE: We have not tested with 256-bit encryption as it is still rare)
- Click “Ok”
- Continue with procedure to activate wireless
This HOWTO was prepared by Aaron Johnson, Fixstars.