WPA_PASSPHRASE(8) MidnightBSD System Manager’s Manual WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)

NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

wpa_passphrasessid〉 [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 〈jkmaline@cc.hut.fi〉.

This manual page was written by
Henrik Brix Andersen 〈henrik@brixandersen.dk〉.

MidnightBSD 0.3 July 17, 2007 MidnightBSD 0.3