wpa – Wi-Fi Protected Access setup
handles the authentication and key exchange with WPA
protected wireless networks.
parameter specifies the network interface that needs
to be setup with WPA.
can be set with the
option. Otherwise, the previously configured essid
on the interface will be used.
option will prompt and install the preshared key or
pap/chap credentials into factotum, otherwise the key has to be
already present in factotum or an interactive key prompter like
needs to provide it.
The authentication protocol is initiated by the
wireless access point so
will background itself after the keyprompt and establish
the encryption automatically as needed.
arguments can be used to select between WPA1/TKIP
(default) or WPA2/CCMP encryption with WPA PSK.
option enables debugging and causes
to stay in foreground writing protocol messages to
Setup wireless encryption:
% bind -a '#l1' /net
% aux/wpa -s 9HAL -p /net/ether1
!Adding key: proto=wpapsk essid=9HAL
% ip/ipconfig ether /net/ether1
first appeared in 9front (March, 2013).