Talk:WPA supplicant

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article says

"At this point run:

# wpa_cli " 

but isn't that misleading? In order to get wpa_cli to 'connect' to the wpa_suplicant process I had to issue # wpa_cli -p /run/wpa_suplicant Rdata (talk) 22:53, 12 July 2015 (UTC)

wpa_cli takes the path to socket from the wpa_supplicant's config, so it either is not configured there or wpa_cli could not find it. Anyway, the -p option is described in a tip, so I think everything is fine. -- Lahwaacz (talk) 07:03, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
Hm. Now I realize I'm not using the default config file for wpa_suplicant. I created a second config file in /etc/wpa_suplicant - maybe that's why wpa_cli can't find the socket by itself? According to the tip, if no location is given "the first found wireless interface managed by wpa_supplicant will be used" - but that's not happening here.Rdata (talk) 22:39, 14 July 2015 (UTC)
That part of the tip is about the -i option. It assumes that wpa_cli has been able to connect to wpa_supplicant, which for you it likely isn't. -- Lahwaacz (talk) 05:14, 15 July 2015 (UTC)