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Manual Pages  — WPA_PASSPHRASE

NAME

wpa_passphrase – utility for generating a 256-bit pre-shared WPA key from an ASCII passphrase

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


wpa_passphrase <ssid> [passphrase]

DESCRIPTION

The wpa_passphrase utility is a small program for generating a 256-bit pre-shared WPA key from an ASCII passphrase and a given SSID. The output is formatted for inclusion in wpa_supplicant.conf(5).

If wpa_passphrase is called with only an SSID as argument it will prompt for a passphrase on standard input.

SEE ALSO

wpa_supplicant.conf(5), wpa_supplicant(8)

HISTORY

The wpa_passphrase utility first appeared in FreeBSD 6.3 .

AUTHORS

The wpa_passphrase utility was written by Jouni Malinen <Mt j@w1.fi>.

This manual page was written by Henrik Brix Andersen <Mt henrik@brixandersen.dk>.


WPA_PASSPHRASE (8) July 17, 2007

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