How to get ssid of interface in ap mode?

Ed W lists at
Mon Aug 6 18:27:54 EDT 2012

On 04/08/2012 22:48, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 03:25:51PM -0300, Beat Meier wrote:
>> Trivial question but I don't find the solution not even with iw-3.5 :-(
>> How can I get the ssid of an interface in ap mode with hostap_cli or iw?
>> I'm using debian hostap 0.7.3.
> I don't think this is exposed through hostapd control interface in
> 0.7.3. With the current version (1.0 or newer), you can get this from
> "hostapd_cli get_config" output.

It doesn't seem possible to set these parameters through hostapd_cli 


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