I want to connect to a network that has no encryption on it. I have the below to connect to an encrypted network but I can't find how to connect to an unencrypted network.

How do I specify the ssid etc to connect to an unencrypted network?


auto wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
   wpa-driver wext
   wpa-ssid "myssid"
   wpa-ap-scan 1
   wpa-proto RSN
   wpa-pairwise CCMP
   wpa-group CCMP
   wpa-key-mgmt WPA-PSK
   wpa-psk "mypass"

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It is an open network so there is no key management, grouping or password and it is simply:


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