iwctl man page

iwctl ā€” Internet wireless control utility

Synopsis

iwctl [options ...] [commands ...]

Description

Tool for configuring iwd daemon via D-Bus interface. It supports both an interactive mode and command line mode.

Options

--username, -u

Provide username.

--password, -p

Provide password.

--passphrase, -P

Provide passphrase.

--dont-ask, -v

Don't ask for missing credentials.

--help, -h

Show help message and exit.

Examples

Interactive mode

To start an interactive mode and list all available commands do:

$ iwctl
[iwd]# help

To connect to a network:

[iwd]# device list
[iwd]# station DEVICE scan
[iwd]# station DEVICE get-networks
[iwd]# station DEVICE connect SSID

Command line mode

To list all available commands in command line mode and exit do:

$ iwctl --help

To connect to a network:

$ iwctl device list
$ iwctl station DEVICE scan
$ iwctl station DEVICE get-networks
$ iwctl --passphrase=PASSPHRASE station DEVICE connect SSID

See Also

iwd(8)

Author

Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>

Referenced By

iwd(8).

22 September 2019 Linux Connectivity