wpa_supplicant credential access

Erich Titl erich.titl
Tue Jan 13 00:12:16 PST 2015


Am 09.01.2015 um 23:59 schrieb Jouni Malinen:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2015 at 11:33:26PM +0100, Erich Titl wrote:
>> I am writing a web front end to wpa_supplicant functions. IN order to
>> reuse existing network stanzas I need to have access to the credentials.
>> I understand that wpa_cli is restricted in yielding the credentials in
>> normal operation.
> What exactly would you do with the credential? If you are trying to
> build another network profile with the password (etc.), you can use the
> DUP_NETWORK command to make a copy of the private parameter
> ("DUP_NETWORK <src netword id> <dst network id> <parameter>").

The user can select from a a list of networks to connect to. In case of
a matching network profile I am trying to reuse it. To give the user a
chance to modify the password I need the original as a default value.

Erich Titl

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