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WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)		   BSD 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 configuration blocks of a
     wpa_supplicant.conf(5) file.  It prints a single network 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) distri-
     bution.

BSD					September 10, 2008				      BSD
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