The WL500gPControl package

[Tags: bsd3, program]

The package consists of two command-line utilities to manage the Asus WL500g Premium router without logging to its admin page.

The main utility is WL500gPControl is used to ask the status of the connection (Connected/Disconnected), connection parameters (DNS servers, Local IP, Foreign IP etc, log), and perform connection, disconnection and reconnection.

Other utility - WL500gPStatus created only to ease integration into xmobar and return only Connected or Disconnected string, enclosed into format tags (when option -c is given).

The last argument of these two utilities is a credentials file. It has simple format:

user: <user name>
password: <password>
host: <host name or IP address>

The password should be in plain text, so it is recommended to protect this file from reading for everyone except you.

If credentials file is not given, than programs will try to use default credential file, which should be located:

Sometimes paths could be different. To determine the read path to the default credentials file run WL500gPControl -s and look at the error string, where will be sayed where it searches credentials file.


Versions0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.4
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (<4), directory, filepath, mtl, unix, Win32, WL500gPLib (>=0.3)
AuthorVasyl Pasternak <>
MaintainerVasyl Pasternak <>
CategoryNetwork, UI
ExecutablesWL500gPControl, WL500gPStatus
UploadedWed Oct 28 20:21:11 UTC 2009 by VasylPasternak
Downloads537 total (36 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-05-18 [all 1 reports]


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