hostapd_cli man page

hostapd_cli — hostapd command-line interface

Synopsis

hostapd_cli [-p<path>] [-i<ifname>] [-a<path>] [-hvB] [command..]

Description

This manual page documents briefly the hostapd_cli utility.

hostapd_cli is a command-line interface for the hostapd daemon.

hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers. It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators and RADIUS authentication server. For more information about hostapd refer to the hostapd(8) man page.

Options

A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, run hostapd_cli from the command line.

-p<path>

Path to find control sockets.

Default: /var/run/hostapd

-i<ifname>

Interface to listen on.

Default: first interface found in socket path.

-a<path>

Run in daemon mode executing the action file based on events from hostapd.

-B

Run a daemon in the background.

-h

Show usage.

-v

Show hostapd_cli version.

Commands

A summary of commands is included below. For a complete description, run hostapd_cli from the command line.

mib

Get MIB variables (dot1x, dot11, radius).

sta <addr>

Get MIB variables for one station.

all_sta

Get MIB variables for all stations.

help

Get usage help.

interface [ifname]

Show interfaces/select interface.

level <debug level>

Change debug level.

license

Show full hostapd_cli license.

quit

Exit hostapd_cli.

See Also

hostapd(8).

Author

hostapd_cli was written by Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>.

This manual page was written by Faidon Liambotis <faidon@cube.gr>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Referenced By

hostapd(8).

April 7, 2005 hostapd_cli hostapd command-line interface