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Re: https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi/HowToUse#wpa_supplicant

On Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:39:22 -0800
peter@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> In the page cited in the Subject line, this example of output 
> from the wpa_passphrase command is given. 
> network={
>         ssid="myssid"
>         #psk="my_very_secret_passphrase"
>         psk=ccb290fd4fe6b22935cbae31449e050edd02ad44627b16ce0151668f5f53c01b
> }
> Appears this is for an authentication where a password is necessary 
> but there is no user ID or client ID.  Typically an access point can 
> be accessed by multiple users and in some cases each user has an 
> identity.  No mention of that here.  Can soneone please explain or 
> give a link to a good explanation.

WPA has two modes: "Personal" - PSK, and "Enterprise" - Radius. In the
former, probably used in the vast majority of home / personal use
cases, everyone shares one passphrase. In the latter, users do indeed
have different identities: