Wifi down from a terminal except Guest wifi

Hi all,
it is possible to configure wifi down by cron. The core are these commands:

wifi up
wifi down

Is there any way how to disable wifi by name/UID? The taget is to disable regular wifi and let the guest wifi runs all time.


I personally using just one wifi at the time (ie. when visitor(s) comes, intra wifi is shutdowned and guest wifi is started) by this command:

uci set wireless.@wifi-iface[1].disabled=1;
uci set wireless.@wifi-iface[0].disabled=0;
uci commit wireless;

You need to figure your order, but basically by this I think you can achieve what you want…

P.S.: Automatic shutdown wifi, when everyone are at work is interesting idea :slight_smile:

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Just for your information: /sbin/wifi takes an optional second argument to specify a certain radio, e.g.:

wifi down radio0

… to disable only the first radio. Said that, /sbin/wifi is a normal script … just check the source with cat or nano.