Security and authentication
vap security wpa-psk-passphrase (access point)
With this command, you store the WPA(2) key that is used in WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK
The key can be 8 to 63 ASCII characters or exactly 64 hexadecimal characters long. It
should be selected so that is complex for example consisting of random numbers, letters
(upper-/lowercase), have few repetitions and special characters. Do not use known names,
words or terms that could be guessed. If a SCALANCE W700 device is lost or if the key
becomes known, the key should be changed on all SCALANCE W700 devices to maintain
This command is available only in access point mode.
● WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK or WPA(2)-PSK auto is set for the type of authentication.
You are in the Interface Configuration mode of the VAP interface.
The command prompt is as follows:
Call up the command with the following parameters:
vap security wpa-psk-passphrase <string>
The parameter has the following meaning:
A WPA(2) key is specified.
You display the settings with the
Range of values / note
show wlan security <vapX 0/Y>
SCALANCE W760/W720 to IEEE 802.11n Command Line Interface
exactly 64 hex
Configuration Manual, 10/2015, C79000-G8976-C351-05