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hostapd_cli - hostapd command-line interface
hostapd_cli [-p<path>] [-i<ifname>] [-a<path>] [-hvB] [command..]
This manual page documents briefly the hostapd_cli utility. hostapd_cli is a command-line interface for the hostapd daemon. hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers. It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators and RADIUS authentication server. For more information about hostapd refer to the hostapd(8) man page.
A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, run hostapd_cli from the command line. -p<path> Path to find control sockets. Default: /var/run/hostapd -i<ifname> Interface to listen on. Default: first interface found in socket path. -a<path> Run in daemon mode executing the action file based on events from hostapd. -B Run a daemon in the background. -h Show usage. -v Show hostapd_cli version.
A summary of commands is included below. For a complete description, run hostapd_cli from the command line. mib Get MIB variables (dot1x, dot11, radius). sta <addr> Get MIB variables for one station. all_sta Get MIB variables for all stations. help Get usage help. interface [ifname] Show interfaces/select interface. level <debug level> Change debug level. license Show full hostapd_cli license. quit Exit hostapd_cli.
hostapd_cli was written by Jouni Malinen <firstname.lastname@example.org>. This manual page was written by Faidon Liambotis <email@example.com>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).