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WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)       FreeBSD System Manager's Manual      WPA_PASSPHRASE(8)

NAME
     wpa_passphrase - utility for generating a 256-bit pre-shared WPA key from
     an ASCII passphrase

SYNOPSIS
     wpa_passphrase <ssid> [passphrase]

DESCRIPTION
     The wpa_passphrase utility is a small program for generating a 256-bit
     pre-shared WPA key from an ASCII passphrase and a given SSID. The output
     is formatted for inclusion in wpa_supplicant.conf(5).

     If wpa_passphrase is called with only an SSID as argument it will prompt
     for a passphrase on standard input.

SEE ALSO
     wpa_supplicant.conf(5), wpa_supplicant(8)

HISTORY
     The wpa_passphrase utility first appeared in FreeBSD 6.3.

AUTHORS
     The wpa_passphrase utility was written by Jouni Malinen <[email protected]>.

     This manual page was written by Henrik Brix Andersen
     <[email protected]>.

FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4          July 17, 2007         FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4
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