Airport authentication in Tiger?!...

Bengt77

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Hi all,

Since I've installed 10.4.1 Tiger wants me to authenticate to log into my Airport network. Before, it never used to ask for an admin password. Very weird. I've set up several accounts on my Mac, one of which is an admin account. I only use that for installing new software and such. My own account, therefore, is not an admin account. But I can't imagine that Tiger wants every non-admin user to authenticate before being granted to use the Airport network.

What's you take on this? Basically, what I want is not to be asked for an admin password eich time after logging in, just to use my network.

Thanks in advance.
 

rendezvouscp

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It's not the option you're looking for, but go to the Network pane in System Preferences, then to the Airport tab, then click the Options... button near the bottom of the pane. Perhaps the administrator option is checked (middle options in the drop-down sheet)? Good luck.
-Chase
 

mkrishnan

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It doesn't ask you if you want to keychain the password for that purpose, does it? :( Maybe try repairing your keychain...if it's already in there and not working for some reason.
 

methodmano

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I had the exact same problem. Deleting the entry in the Keychain utility worked for me. It no longer asks for my OS X password.
 

Bengt77

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Wow, that worked!

rendezvouscp said:
It's not the option you're looking for, but go to the Network pane in System Preferences, then to the Airport tab, then click the Options... button near the bottom of the pane. Perhaps the administrator option is checked (middle options in the drop-down sheet)? Good luck.
-Chase
Thanks! I missed that option. Must have turned it on some time ago, without even thinking about it. Switched it off and all is fine now.

Thank you!