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IW(8) Linux IW(8)

iw - show / manipulate wireless devices and their configuration


iw [ OPTIONS ] { help [ command ] | OBJECT COMMAND }
OBJECT := { dev | phy | reg }
OPTIONS := { --version | --debug }

--version
print version information and exit.
--debug
enable netlink message debugging.

OBJECT

dev <interface name>
- network interface.
phy <phy name>
- wireless hardware device (by name).
phy#<phy index>
- wireless hardware device (by index).
reg
- regulatory agent.

COMMAND

Specifies the action to perform on the object. The set of possible actions depends on the object type. iw help will print all supported commands, while iw help command will print the help for all matching commands.

ip(8), crda(8), regdbdump(8), regulatory.bin(5)
http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/iw
7 June 2012 iw