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       xsupplicant — 802.1x supplicant (client)


       xsupplicant [-W]  [-c config file]  [-i device]  [-d debug level]


       IEEE 802.1x is a port based authentication protocol used to help secure
       wired and wireless networks by forcing computers to authenticate before
       obtaining  conectivity  and joining the network. xsupplicant provides a
       means for Linux machines to authenticate with  a  RADIUS  server  using
       802.1x and various EAP protocols.


       xsupplicant’s command options are as follows:

       -c config file
                 Specify   an   alternate   configuration  file,  defaults  to

       -i interface
                 Specify the network interface to use when  attempting  802.1x
                 authentication.  Defaults to all interfaces or to whatever is
                 dictated  by   the   allow_interfaces   and   deny_interfaces
                 directives of xusupplicant.conf

       -d debug level
                 Sets a debug level, causing extra debugging information to be
                 written to standard out. Defaults to 0, and can be set  to  a
                 maximum  of  7.  The  higher  the  value  the  more output is

       -f        Forces xsupplicant to  run  in  the  foreground  and  log  to
                 standard out, (useful for debugging).


       xsup_set_pwd (1), config-parser (1), xsup_monitor (1)

       The Open1x User Guide in /usr/share/doc/xsupplicant.


       xsupplicant was written by Arunesh Mishra <>, Nick L.
       Petroni     Jr.      <>,     Bryan     D.      Payne
       <>, Chris Hessing <>, and Terry
       Simons <>.

       This manual page was written by Eric  Evans  <>  for
       the  Debian  system (but may be used by others).  Permission is granted
       to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of  the
       GNU  General  Public  License, Version 2 any later version published by
       the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public  License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.