Starting the wpa_supplicant Daemon from rc.conf
Devin.Teske at fisglobal.com
Wed Dec 11 17:23:08 UTC 2013
On Dec 10, 2013, at 1:56 PM, Martin McCormick wrote:
> We are using 802.1x on our wired network and the wpa_supplicant
> on this system works like it should to authenticate with the
> network if manually called as in
> sudo ./etc/testwpa which is the name I gave the script that
> calls wpa_supplicant and gives it the configuration file and
> interface information to authenticate.
> The only thing that is not yet working is getting
> wpa_supplicant to authenticate automatically upon reboot or
> startup. I presently have the following in /etc/rc.conf:
> wpa_supplicant_flags="-B -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -D wired -i le0"
What you actually want is:
ifconfig_le0="<normal stuff> WPA"
# Don't worry, the WPA will be stripped out when talking to ifconfig(8)
# NB: WPA can appear anywhere in the ifconfig_* value
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