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I have followed the instruction how to make my pi a webserver: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/

Everything is working fine expect that the Pi is not acting like a dhcp server. If I try to connect over wifi I am not getting a ip Adress.

Is there a way I can test if the dhcp configs are wrong or not working? I have followed all the steps in the tutorial.

  • If you set a static IP on the device you're connecting to the Pi, does everything work OK? – Jaromanda X May 10 '18 at 2:55
  • Have you paid attention to the last 4 comments from march 2018 at the linked tutorial? This tutorial seems to be outdated and not working! – Fabian May 10 '18 at 8:21
  • Can you tell if dnsmasq is running? That is the DHCP server for the WiFi. Do you see any log entries in /var/log/syslog for dnsmasq? Or anything else interesting? – HeatfanJohn May 10 '18 at 13:07
  • i can see if it is running whith sudo systemctl status dnsmasq however it is not doing enything... – Silve2611 May 10 '18 at 13:29
  • Can you post your configuration files and syslog so we can check if there are any typos? Checkout this blog posting to see what files to check and what syslog entries to look for. You should reboot to get a fresh syslog showing dnsmasq startup log entries. – HeatfanJohn May 15 '18 at 15:42

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