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HOSTAPD_CLI(8)              System Manager's Manual             HOSTAPD_CLI(8)

     hostapd_cli - text-based frontend program for interacting with hostapd(8)

     hostapd_cli [commands]

     The hostapd_cli utility is a text-based frontend program for interacting
     with hostapd(8).  It is used to query the current status.

     The hostapd_cli utility can show the current authentication status, dot11
     and dot1x MIBs, etc.

     The hostapd_cli utility supports two modes: interactive and command line.
     Both modes share the same command set.

     Interactive mode is started when hostapd_cli is executed without any
     parameters on the command line.  Commands are then entered from the
     controlling terminal in response to the hostapd_cli prompt.  In command
     line mode, the same commands are entered as command line arguments.

     The following commands may be supplied on the command line or at a prompt
     when operating interactively.

     mib     Report MIB variables (dot1x, dot11) for the current interface.

     sta addr
             Report the MIB variables for the associated station with MAC
             address addr.

             Report the MIB variables for all associated stations.

     help    Show usage help.

     interface [ifname]
             Show available interfaces and/or set the current interface when
             multiple are available.

     level debug_level
             Change the debugging level in hostapd(8).  Larger numbers
             generate more messages.

             Display the full license for hostapd_cli.

     quit    Exit hostapd_cli.

     hostapd.conf(5), hostapd(8)

     The hostapd_cli utility first appeared in NetBSD 4.0.

     The hostapd_cli utility was written by Jouni Malinen
     <jkmaline@cc.hut.fi>.  This manual page is derived from the README file
     included in the hostapd distribution.

NetBSD 9.99                      June 16, 2005                     NetBSD 9.99