List wireless clients connected to an access point

iw dev ath0 station dump
When the wireless card is in AP mode, list the users which are connected to the network. It uses the new nl80211 based CLI configuration utility for wireless devices. It can be used, for example, in a dd-wrt based router through a telnet session to obtain client information.
Sample Output
Station 00:21:6a:b9:c5:42 (on ath0)
        inactive time:  3230 ms
        rx bytes:       84293
        rx packets:     763
        tx bytes:       61854
        tx packets:     229
        tx retries:     56
        tx failed:      1
        signal:         -59 [-59, -68] dBm
        signal avg:     -61 [-62, -71] dBm
        tx bitrate:     86.7 MBit/s MCS 12 short GI
        rx bitrate:     78.0 MBit/s MCS 12
        expected throughput:    3.752Mbps
        authorized:     yes
        authenticated:  yes
        preamble:       short
        WMM/WME:        yes
        MFP:            no
        TDLS peer:      no

2017-01-09 00:50:49

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