NOTE: MAM authentication has changed as per 1-aug-2003, which also worked fine for me


With the demise of ricochet in July 2001, Wireless networking is still possible at the University of Maryland, even in Linux. The "Mobile at Maryland" (MAM) is a IEEE 801.11b network of APs on campus which can be used by any UMD affiliated person. The basic setup is DHCP with "umd" as the SSID. Once you get an IP, try to visit any website and you will be redirected to an authentication page where you will have to use your campus ID or wam login.

Here is some further background information and useful links:

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