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iwconfig

Configure and show the parameters of a wireless network interface. More information: https://manned.org/iwconfig.

  • Show the parameters and statistics of all the interfaces:

iwconfig

  • Show the parameters and statistics of the specified interface:

iwconfig {{interface}}

  • Set the ESSID (network name) of the specified interface (e.g., eth0 or wlp2s0):

iwconfig {{interface}} {{new_network_name}}

  • Set the operating mode of the specified interface:

iwconfig {{interface}} mode {{ad hoc|Managed|Master|Repeater|Secondary|Monitor|Auto}}