A set of flags enclosed in square brackets. Each flag gives some information about the capabilities of this access point.

The following flags are currently defined:

  • DMG: Indicates the access-point supports 802.11ad directional multi-gigabit (DMG).

  • EBSS: The access-point supports extended wireless networks.

  • FILS: The access-point supports 802.11ai fast initial link setup.

  • FST: The access-point supports fast session transfers.

  • HS20: The access-point supports Hot Spot 2.0 (Wi-Fi Certified Passpoint).

  • IBSS: The access-point supports independent basic service set (ad-hoc) wireless networks.

  • MESH: The access-point uses a mesh network.

  • OSEN: The access-point supports Server-only authenticated layer 2 Encryption Network.

  • OWE-TRANS: See Opportunistic Wireless Extension.

  • OWE-TRANS-OPEN: See Opportunistic Wireless Extension.

  • P2P: The access-point supports point-to-point (WiFi Direct) wireless networks.

  • PBSS: Indicates the access-point supports personal basic service set wireless networks.

  • RSN: Indicates the access-point supports Robust Security Network (RSN).

  • UTF-8: The SSID is UTF-8 encoded.

  • WEP: The access-point supports Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP).

  • WPA: The access-point supports Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA).

  • WPA2: The access-point supports Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) version 2.

  • WPS: The access-point supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Encryption-related flags may be followed by various sub-flags that are separated by a + character. For example, WPA2-PSK-CCMP+TKIP indicates that WPA2-PSK-CCMP is supported with the TKIP protocol.

Get /sys/net/wlan/ap/{idx}/flags

path Parameters
integer >= 0

The index of a WLAN access point.


Normal response.


Unauthorized response.

Request samples
Response samples
  • "result": "[WPA2-PSK-CCMP][ESS]",
  • "error": "Error message (present if an error occurred)."