iwd.ap - Access point provisioning files
Description of access point provisioning files.
An access point provisioning files define the configuration of an IWD access point. These files live in $STATE_DIRECTORY/ap (/var/lib/iwd/ap by default).
See iwd.network for details on the file format.
The settings are split into several categories. Each category has a group associated with it and described in separate tables below.
Network Authentication Settings
The group [Security] contains settings for Wi-Fi security and authentication configuration.
|Passphrase||8..63 character string|
Passphrase to be used with this access point.
DHCP Server Settings
The group [IPv4] contains settings for IWD's built in DHCP server. All settings are optional.
|Address||IP Address of AP|
Optional address for the DHCP server/access point. If provided this address will be set on the AP interface and any other DHCP server options will be derived from this address, unless they are overriden inside the AP profile. If [IPv4].Address is not provided and no IP address is set on the interface prior to calling StartProfile the IP pool will be used.
|Gateway||IP Address of gateway|
IP address of gateway. This will inherit from [IPv4].Address if not provided.
|Netmask||Netmask of DHCP server|
This will be generated from [IPv4].Address if not provided.
|DNSList||List of DNS servers|
A list of DNS servers which will be advertised by the DHCP server. If not provided no DNS servers will be sent by the DHCP server.
|LeaseTime||Time limit for DHCP leases|
Override the default lease time.
|IPRange||Range of IPs to use for the DHCP server|
If not provided a default range will be chosen which is the DHCP server address + 1 to 254.
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