Wifi wpa_supplicant - adding a bssid?

@home I got a multi AP network with the same ssid, but different bssids - can I add to the wpa_supplicant an entry for a preferred bssid(mac) ?

i could make some tests with the wireless Client Configuration file (= /var/ipfire/ethernet/wireless) but where is the managing script?

Hey and welcome,

you will find the script that launches wpa_supplicant here:


On your system it is in /etc/init.d/wlanclient.

You can add the BSSID field and add it to the CGI as well. Please send a patch so that we can integrate your efforts into IPFire:


sounds like work, I will try my best.

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