Sharepoint pulls data from excel or text file

Can someone shed some light on the best easiest way for SharePoint to pull data from a text file or excel?  Basically, I want SharePoint to display the updated Wi-Fi passcode each month automatically from a preset password file.

For example, the data file will include:
2014, JAN, 12345
2014, FEB, 54321
....
2014, DEC, 98765
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Vic TInfraOps SecurityAsked:
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
So i assume that every month somebody has to manually change the WiFi password on at least one device?
Why not just have this person also update the single Item on Sharepoint?

What happens when its automated and the man/woman doing the Manual process of updating your WiFi routers is off sick or just plain forgets for a few hours and nobody can access using the password on sharepoint?
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Vic TInfraOps SecurityAuthor Commented:
Neilsr - all APs are already preset with the same passwords on the password file.  There is no manual input required.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
OK so if thats the case and somebody had to type them in, why not create a sharepoint list that holds that self same information and just have a view that filters and only shows the one record that has a month = to the month of [Today] ?

Reading a text file in can be done in many ways but for such a small amount of information the simplest method is human typist.

If you MUST do it by a script then powershell is quite good at doing sharepoint.  Or just use the sharepoint Create new list from import excel feature found on the Create New List page.
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Vic TInfraOps SecurityAuthor Commented:
Can you elaborate more on the sharepoint filter?
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Easiest way would be to have 2 date fields, [Start of month] and [End of Month]
Set these to the start and end dates of the month that each password is for
e.g.
HYT65!ws  01/01/2014 31/01/2014

Now create a view on that list that has a filter set to...

[Today] >= [Start Of Month]

AND

[Today] <= [End Of Month]
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