Scope: defines parameters used by the WiFi when running in host mode

File: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf

Notes: restart WiFi after any modification on this file

Relevant keys:

Key NameDefault ValueNotes
interfacewlan0Defines the WiFi host interface name
ssidAirSensEURThis is the network name
hw_modegWiFi working mode (a/b/g/n)
channel6Radio channel used in the network. Valid range is between 1-14
wpa2WPA algorithm type
wpa_passphraseAirSensEURPassword used for network authentication
wpa_key_mgmtWPA-PSKKey management algorithm
wpa_pairwiseTKIPKey management renewal option