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Alternate ways to access the SSID
Authored by: galexand on Feb 19, '05 11:14:36AM

The ssid=`...` line from the original script didn't work for me (for some reason it worked at the shell, but from within set-hostname, it didn't *shrug*). So I found the same information burried in configd, which we can get at using scutil:

ssid=`(echo open; echo show State:/Network/Interface/en1/AirPort) | scutil | grep \ SSID | sed -e 's/^.* //'`

colter posted a script that contains nother way to obtain this information using /usr/sbin/system_profiler also.



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