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How to check iwconfig key is right?

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I use iwconfig command to set wireless key,but I don't know how to know the key I was setted is right.

for example:

My wireless name is "abc_test", the key is "5472547266".

and now I want to know if I was connect to the wireless net.so I use iwconfig command to set name and key,and then get ap,but I found that if I set an error key,I still can get a ap ,so I don't know how to know I have link the correct essid name net.


My set essid and key command is:

iwconfig wlan0 essid abc_test key 5472547266


I need your help .Thanks!

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