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WPA_PASSPHRASE(8) WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)

NAME

wpa_passphrase - Generate a WPA PSK from an ASCII passphrase for a SSID

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

The SSID whose passphrase should be derived.
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)

LEGAL

wpa_supplicant is copyright (c) 2003-2019, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors. All Rights Reserved.

This program is licensed under the BSD license (the one with advertisement clause removed).

16 September 2021