Manual Reference Pages  - WPA_PASSPHRASE (8)

NAME

wpa_passphrase - Generate a WPA PSK from an ASCII passphrase for a SSID

CONTENTS

Synopsis

SYNOPSIS

wpa_passphrase [ ssid ] [ passphrase ]

OVERVIEW

wpa_passphrase pre-computes PSK entries for network configuration blocks of a wpa_supplicant.conf file. An ASCII passphrase and SSID are used to generate a 256-bit PSK.

OPTIONS

ssid The SSID whose passphrase should be derived.
passphrase
  The passphrase to use. If not included on the command line, passphrase will be read from standard input.

SEE ALSO

wpa_supplicant.conf(5) wpa_supplicant(8)

LEGAL

wpa_supplicant is copyright (c) 2003-2005, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors. All Rights Reserved.

This program is dual-licensed under both the GPL version 2 and BSD license. Either license may be used at your option.


WPA_PASSPHRASE (8) 19 February 2008
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