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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 <j@w1.fi>.

     This manual page was written by
     Henrik Brix Andersen <henrik@brixandersen.dk>.

FreeBSD	9.2			 July 17, 2007			   FreeBSD 9.2

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