Provided by: xsupplicant_1.2.1-0ubuntu1_i386
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
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 <email@example.com>, Nick L.
Petroni Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Bryan D. Payne
<email@example.com>, Chris Hessing <Chris.Hessing@utah.edu>, and Terry
This manual page was written by Eric Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.