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Linux 2.6 - man page for wpa_passphrase (linux section 8)

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_suppli-
       cant.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)

LEGAL
       wpa_supplicant  is copyright (c) 2003-2007, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors.  All
       Rights Reserved.

       This program is dual-licensed under both the GPL version 2 and BSD license. Either license
       may be used at your option.

					07 September 2010			WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)


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