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There will be a network! Available in both wired and wireless flavours Be sure to read the Survival Guide before connecting your devices.

Rules of Conduct

  • Be fair! Do not do to others what you do not wish done to yourself!
  • Protect your computer! We cannot be held responsible for any damage your computer may face due to attachment to our network. Be reminded that both internet access and the local network are unfirewalled and unfiltered. Even well-maintained systems can be attacked and get hacked, even more so at a hacker event.
  • Do not run your own DHCP server! Doing so is harmful.
  • Do not send IPv6 Router Advertisements.
  • Do not ARP spoof or otherwise impede the operation of the network!
  • While we are generally quite able to find and disconnect you in case of network misuse if necessary, we still prefer to not have to do so and that everybody respects the other visitors.
  • Think twice before you do something that affects others! If you hack someone, you might be prosecuted. Be aware that we cannot prevent law enforcement from acting within or related to our network.


You can't live without wireless access, so we've built an awesome wireless network again. The setup is improved from last camp:


The following SSIDs are provided:

  • Camp2015 (WPA2 802.1X (see below), 5GHz)
  • Camp2015-legacy (WPA2 802.1X (see below), 2.4GHz)
  • Camp2015-open (open, 5GHz)
  • Camp2015-open-legacy (open, 2.4GHz)
  • spacenet (federated hacker authentication system, WPA2 802.1X, 2.4GHz+5GHz)

WPA2 802.1X, encryption

Due to popular demand (and with security in mind) we provide WPA2 802.1X. This will encrypt your traffic, preventing attackers from sniffing your data. Keep in mind that this won't protect you from other network attacks and you should still be aware that you are at a hacker conference! Your link layer should be secure if you do certificate checking (see below).

You might think: "WTF!? Do I need to register a user and password blah, blah". Fortunately not. You can use any username/password combination using EAP-TTLS with PAP to login (example: "user: fbhfbhiaf pass: bgufwbnkqo" is valid), because we don't care who logs in and who you are. We just want to encrypt your data.

Users which use MSCHAPv2 (like Windows users with default 802.1X supplicant) should use a fixed username and password. You can use "camp2015/camp2015" or "guest/guest" as "username/password".

Client Settings

SSID: Camp2015 or Camp2015-legacy
Phase 1: EAP-TTLS or PEAP
Phase 2: MSCHAPv2 or EAP-MSCHAPv2 or PAP

CN = radius.c3noc.net
CA = StartCom Certification Authority
Fingerprint = A9:15:4F:80:83:D9:C6:B4:AC:8A:3F:06:9A:D9:4E:9E:5F:D1:DF:0C

Make sure you check the certificate in order to know you are connecting to the correct network (you should check on both the CN and the CA). Check here for the complete certificate.


You need an additional crypto setting for WiCD. Put this file into /etc/wicd/encryption/templates/eap-ttls (debian systems, might be different with other *nix flavours):

 name = EAP-TTLS Camp2015
 author = Felicitus
 require identity *Identity password *password

Edit /etc/wicd/encryption/templates/active to include the eap-ttls config template. Restart the WiCD daemon, choose the proper encryption (EAP-TTLS Camp) and enter a random username/password.


/var/lib/connman/Camp2015wifi.config :


/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf :

 	# ca path on debian 7.x, modify accordingly

As an alternative, you can specify the wpa_supplicant config options directly in /etc/network/interfaces:

 iface wlan0 inet dhcp
 	wpa-ssid Camp2015
 	wpa-identity edward
 	wpa-password snowden
 	wpa-proto WPA2
 	wpa-key_mgmt WPA-EAP
 	wpa-group CCMP
 	wpa-pairwise CCMP
 	wpa-eap TTLS
 	wpa-phase2 "auth=PAP"
 	wpa-ca_cert "/etc/ssl/certs/StartCom_Certification_Authority.pem"
 	wpa-altsubject_match DNS:radius.c3noc.net
Description='Camp2015 secure WPA2 802.1X config'
    'proto=RSN WPA'


Last camp we had separate SSID's for additional services like Fixed-IP. This camp we're using WPA2 802.1X to push your client in the correct VLAN. The reason we are doing this is to keep the number of SSID's per wireless band to a minimum; this way we are saving airtime by not wasting it too much with 802.11 beacons/mgmt-frames. Use the following user/password combinations:

  • nat64/nat64 (for the nat64 VLAN)
  • fixip/fixip (fixed IP - to be confirmed)
  • camp/camp or camp2015/camp2015 or guest/guest (for regular user VLAN - for devices that have correctly implemented MSCHAPv2, like Windows)

Please note the username AND password are case-sensitive.

2.4GHz & 5GHz

The 2.4GHz spectrum is very limited. Previously we've tried to use the vendor implemented workarounds like band-steering and band-select to persuade clients to use 5GHz. This might work in a controlled enterprise environment, but it doesn't work with 5000 hackers with 50 different operating systems.

The default SSIDs are 5GHz only. The "legacy" SSIDs are 2.4GHz only. If your client supports both, don't use the *-legacy SSIDs. If you only see the legacy SSIDs, consider upgrading your device. We cannot guarantee that 2.4GHz works.


To keep the wireless working for you, keep a few things in mind:

  • We're aware you can break the WiFi infrastructure. We're hoping that you won't and don't want to be chased by 5000 hackers.
  • If you want to download terabytes of data, you might be better off connecting to the wired network.
  • Don't set up any of your own access points.


There will be wired ethernet on the camping grounds and in the caravan area by means of so-called "Data Toilets" or "Datenklos". Look for construction toilets with tin foil wrapped around them.

You can lay your own cables, but please do so in a tidy manner. You may not cross any roads, paths or borders between camping grounds. Always lay your cable from the Datenklo towards your tent to keep any slack close to your tent. Leave 5m of slack cable at the Datenklo. You can simply leave the end of your cable at the Datenklo, it will be connected by helpers at regular intervals (during reasonable work hours). If you want your cable back, make a proper spool of it and leave that at the Datenklo or mark it accordingly. It will be disconnected for you to pick up.

The maximum line-of-sight distance to the next Datenklo will be approximately 50 meters. Cables will not be provided. A length of 50 meters is recommended. If that is insufficient, you will find someone within this range who has a switch and can plug you in. But bringing 60 or 75 meters won't hurt if you want to be sure.


If you have questions about the network or need help connecting, drop by the friendly people of the Static:NOC Helpdesk, which will be located near the Static:Infodesk in the info tent, which will probably be located next to the southern lecture tent.


Please see the Static:NAT64 page for more details.


This is a list of companies providing network hardware and connectivity services. The event would not have been possible without their support (and a few unlisted), and we thank them for it.

Who For
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http://www.arubanetworks.com WiFi Network Equipment
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http://www.flexoptix.net Optical Networking Equipment
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http://www.kaiaglobal.com/ IP Uplink, Network Equipment
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