Wednesday 24 July 2013

iwconfig sample commands

1) iwconfig
Iwconfig command is used to configure wireless interface in Linux. It is similar to ifconfig command but with lots of wireless paramters.
Sample Commands
iwconfig eth0 essid My Network
iwconfig eth0 channel 3
iwconfig eth0 mode Managed
iwconfig eth0 rts 250
iwconfig eth0 key 0123-4567-89
iwconfig eth0 txpower 15
2) Atheros driver commands ( Madwifi)
a) iwconfig
b) wlanconfig
c) iwpriv

iwconfig ath0 essid test123

ifconfig ath0 up

wlanconfig ath0 create wlandev wifi1 wlanmode ap

iwconfig ath0 essid test123

iwpriv ath0 mode 11G

iwconfig ath0 channel 1

ifconfig ath0 up

wlanconfig ath0 list chan

iwconfig ath0 channel 36

iwpriv wifi0 getCountry

iwpriv wifi0 getCountryiD

iwpriv wifi0 setCountry US

iwpriv ath0 mode 11NAHT20

wlanconfig ath0 destroy