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access_points

Scan your WiFi and get access point information and signal quality

by Pascal van Kooten

0.4.66 (see all)License:MIT
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access_points

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Scan your WiFi and get access point information and signal quality.

Works on multiple platforms: Windows/OSX/Linux.

Installation

pip install access_points

On linux systems you might want to install nmcli (recommended) or iwlist:

apt-get install network-manager # Ubuntu
pacman -S networkmanager        # Arch Linux

Usage

In Python

from access_points import get_scanner
wifi_scanner = get_scanner()
wifi_scanner.get_access_points()
# [{'bssid': 'XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX',
#   'quality': 90,
#   'security': 'WPA2(802.1x,Unrecognized(0)/AES/AES)',
#   'ssid': 'MyWifi1'},
#  {'bssid': 'XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX',
#   'quality': 80,
#   'security': 'WPA2(802.1x,Unrecognized(0),FT-802.1x/AES/AES)',
#   'ssid': 'NeighbourWifi1'}]

On command line:

access_points
# [{'bssid': 'XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX',
#   'quality': 90,
#   'security': 'WPA2(802.1x,Unrecognized(0)/AES/AES)',
#   'ssid': 'MyWifi1'},
#  {'bssid': 'XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX',
#   'quality': 130,
#   'security': 'WPA2(802.1x,Unrecognized(0),FT-802.1x/AES/AES)',
#   'ssid': 'NeighbourWifi1'}]

Using a different device:

Python:

wifi_scanner = get_scanner("wlp2s0")

Command line:

access_points wlp2s0

Tests

This how to run tests:

git clone https://github.com/kootenpv/access_points
cd access_points
python setup.py install
tox

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