WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)       NetBSD System Manager's Manual       WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)

NAME
     wpa_passphrase -- Set WPA passphrase for a SSID

SYNOPSIS
     wpa_passphrase ssid passphrase

DESCRIPTION
     The wpa_passphrase utility pre-computes PSK entries for network configu-
     ration blocks of a wpa_supplicant.conf(5) file.  It prints a single net-
     work configuration block to standard output.

     The following arguments must be specified on the command line:

     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.  The passphrase
                 must be 8 to 63 characters in length.

SEE ALSO
     wpa_supplicant.conf(5), ifconfig(8), wpa_cli(8), wpa_supplicant(8)

HISTORY
     The wpa_passphrase utility first appeared in NetBSD 4.0.

AUTHORS
     The wpa_passphrase utility was written by Jouni Malinen
     <jkmaline@cc.hut.fi>.  This manual page is derived from the
     wpa_passphrase.sgml file included in the wpa_supplicant(8) distribution.

NetBSD 6.0                    September 10, 2008                    NetBSD 6.0

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