airportd is a command line tool in macOS that manages the wireless connections on your device. It is responsible for maintaining Wi-Fi connectivity and handling various network-related tasks. The tool runs in the background and allows you to interact with it through the command line interface.
By using airportd, you can control and manage the Wi-Fi settings on your Mac, such as searching for available networks, connecting to a specific network, or disconnecting from a network. It also supports advanced features like creating Wi-Fi networks, setting network preferences, and managing network profiles.
airportd provides detailed information about the wireless networks in range, including their signal strength, channel, security type, and other relevant details. This tool allows you to troubleshoot Wi-Fi issues by providing diagnostic information, generating logs, and resetting the Wi-Fi module if needed.
You can use airportd to perform tasks like scanning for Wi-Fi networks, obtaining information about network properties, monitoring connection status, and managing networks without needing a graphical user interface. By utilizing airportd's capabilities, you can efficiently work with and control wireless connections on your macOS device.
List of commands for airportd:
airportd:tldr:8f595 airportd: Start the daemon.$ airportdtry on your machineexplain this command