wpa_passphrase - Man Page

Generate a WPA PSK from an ASCII passphrase for a SSID

Examples (TL;DR)

Synopsis

wpa_passphrase [ ssid ]  [ passphrase ]

Overview

wpa_passphrase pre-computes PSK entries for network configuration blocks of a wpa_supplicant.conf file. An ASCII passphrase and SSID are used to generate a 256-bit PSK.

Options

ssid

The SSID whose passphrase should be derived.

passphrase

The passphrase to use. If not included on the command line, passphrase will be read from standard input.

See Also

wpa_supplicant.conf(5) wpa_supplicant(8)

Referenced By

wpa_supplicant(8).

23 June 2020