I have a Raspberry Pi 3 web server connected to a Wi-Fi network and Windows 10 PC connected to that same network. From the PC, I cannot connect to the pi server or use SSH, however, if I connect the Pi to an ethernet cable, I can connect. Even worse, when using Wi-Fi instead of Ethernet, I can't even ping the Raspberry Pi from my PC. Any help is appreciated.


The wifi interface will have a different IP address from the address of the LAN interface. Connect to the LAN interface and use ip a to show the address on the wlan interface.

  • I made sure to use the IP for wlan0 after unplugging the cable. It still doesn't work. – programmer Aug 11 '18 at 19:40
  • Connect a display to your Raspberry and try pinging the router on the WLAN. – RalfFriedl Aug 11 '18 at 19:50
  • Yes, I can ping the router from the Raspberry Pi. – programmer Aug 11 '18 at 19:57
  • The run tcpdump on the wlan interface and see whether the ping from the PC arrives. If it doesn't, the problem is not on your PI. – RalfFriedl Aug 11 '18 at 20:11
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    Append it to the question, together with the output from ip a and ip r. – RalfFriedl Aug 11 '18 at 20:31

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