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Manual Reference Pages  -  WPA_PASSPHRASE (8)

NAME

wpa_passphrase - utility for generating a 256-bit pre-shared WPA key from an ASCII passphrase

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
See Also
History
Authors

SYNOPSIS

wpa_passphrase <ssid> [passphrase]

DESCRIPTION

The wpa_passphrase utility is a small program for generating a 256-bit pre-shared WPA key from an ASCII passphrase and a given SSID. The output is formatted for inclusion in wpa_supplicant.conf(5).

If wpa_passphrase is called with only an SSID as argument it will prompt for a passphrase on standard input.

SEE ALSO

wpa_supplicant.conf(5), wpa_supplicant(8)

HISTORY

The wpa_passphrase utility first appeared in
.Fx 6.3 .

AUTHORS

The wpa_passphrase utility was written by
.An Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>.

This manual page was written by
.An Henrik Brix Andersen <henrik@brixandersen.dk>.

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