Questions tagged [access-point]

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Connection on Raspberry/Ubuntu as Access Point Wifi > Ethernet > Internet not going through

I managed to set up hostapd using wifi-ap via Snap so my Raspberry Pi 4 creates a new Wifi Network Ubuntu that I can connect to. When I log in to that Raspberry via SSH using the new network, I can ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Access Point is not working after activated EddyStone BLE

I'm beginner. My setting Access Point sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt install hostapd sudo systemctl unmask hostapd sudo systemctl disable hostapd sudo nano /etc/systemd/network/...
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Starting an access point on RPi 4 model 4 with an external wifi adapter

Im trying to start a routed access point using an external wifi adapter (TL-wn725n). I followed the official tutorial using the built in chip and everything was fine but then I retried using the ...
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Setting up a routed access point stops at ip configuration

Im using a RPi 4 model b. I used this tutorial to configure an external wifi adapter, ( I just replaced wlan0 with wlan1 at every step), the AP worked fine. I then installed a library (nexmon_csi) to ...
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Setting up a wifi access point using an external wifi adapter

Im trying to set up my RPi model 4 b 2Gb to act as an access point. Im using the built in chip in monitor mode using nexmon_csi library. The library is tested and working fine. When I plug in the new ...
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Hostapd settings or better USB WiFi adapter to use for access point

I currently have my RPi 3B setup as an access point using a USB WiFi adapter with the USB id: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:5572 Ralink Technology, Corp. RT5572 Wireless Adapter I am using the ...
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Configure USB Wi-Fi dongle as stand-alone access point with systemd-networkd

After much research, I believe I have a unique situation. I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Raspbian 11 (Bullseye). I want to have a two Wi-Fi connections. One that connects to an existing Wi-Fi AP, ...
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Is Pi 4 in Access Point mode slower than as a WiFi client?

I see multiple sources that confirm that the Pi 4 can reach practical WiFi transfer speeds of ~100 Mbps as a WiFi client. When I follow this tutorial on turning it into a wireless access point, ...
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WiFi access point fails with brcmf_cfg80211_change_iface: iface validation failed: err=-16

I was trying to set-up an access point at the same time as I have a station (client) connection and I kept hitting a brcmf_cfg80211_change_iface: iface validation failed: err=-16 error seen in syslog ...
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Pi used as WiFi Repeater not showing in network scan, can't connect to it either

I followed this description to set up my Pi as a WiFi repeater and it works perfectly. BUT now it doesn't seem to be available from the "source" network (WiFi A in the drawing). My plan was ...
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Pi 3b* as wireless access point fails to allow client connections after client disconnects

I have my Pi configured ( hopefully correctly ) to act as a wireless access point. On boot the Pi accepts connections as expected. I can connect from Android phone, kindle tablet, and windows. After ...
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Creating a Wireless Access Point with an ethernet cable on the same subnet

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ that I’ve configured to act as an access point. I’ve followed the official Raspberry Pi documentation to accomplish this (See: https://www.raspberrypi.com/documentation/...
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Unable to create hotspot on external wifi dongle, using hotspot lib

Using this lib: https://github.com/rudiratlos/hotspot I would like to create the AP on wlan1 (wifi dongle), instead of wlan0 (internal wifi), but looks like I cannot do it for some reason. The command ...
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(Raspberry Pi 4 hostapd wireless access point) Does any one have expenerience connect more than 10 clients?

So I setup an AP on my Pi 4 8gb. Any suggestions have to be supported by the Pi 4 built-in wifi hardware. I started connecting a bunch IoT devices, and everything was fine for a while. So I had 9 ...
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How to setup a temporary routed connection from a Raspi client, through a Raspi AP server, to the internet?

I have an application where I have remote headless RP clients with a network connection to a RP Wifi Access Point server, also remote and headless. The server has a network connection to the ...
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Problem following guide - Configuring Raspberry pi as Router, Wifi and Ethernet Bridge - HowTo solve?

I'm trying to follow through Ingo's guide here(Configuring Raspberry pi as Router, WiFi and Ethernet Bridge. One way or the other I can't seem to get it working though. I'm on Raspbian Buster. I'm ...
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How to give Pi a Static IP address when connecting to different ethernet ports at different locations?

EDIT: I had to change the whole question up to reword it properly as the Access Point stuff had no relevancy to the main question. As the title suggests, I wanted to give my Pi a static IP Address ...
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Hotspot/Access Point not working, no connection whatsoever

I followed a tutorial on Youtube that would essentially turn your Raspberry Pi into a hotspot/access point. I did the exact same processes he did, even looking at the Pi Documentations to see if I had ...
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No internet with Access Point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

I followed the great tutorial by Ingo to to use my USB dongle as AP. I just inverted the wlan0 and wlan1 to use the first one to connect as client to my router, and the second one (the dongle) to be ...
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Raspberry PI wireless access point poor range

I have configured my Raspberry PI 4 as wiresless access point for my hobby project. I have used this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md I ...
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RPi wlan0 eth0 bridge, how to debug DHCP issues?

I followed this tutorial to set my RPi 4B up. In my basement, I have my RPi connected via cable and want to bridge a new WiFi AP (as in the last part of that post above). The first time, everything ...
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I want a raspberry pi network bridge to my non-wireless PC with the same IP address if my PC had wireless internet (192.168.1.xx and not 192.168.56.x)

I want a raspberry pi network bridge to my non-wireless PC with the same IP address if my PC had wireless internet (192.168.1.xx and not 192.168.56.x) I connect the pc to the internet via raspberry ...
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How to bridge wired devices on a remote network to wired devices on a local network using openvpn?

I'm trying to bridge wired devices on a remote network to wired devices on my local network. I've read through a handful of great tutorials by Ingo, specifially on VPNs, wired routing and general ...
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Pi to show up on wifi list but when you select it you login to your router to create wlan. Possible?

I have built a system which has built in WPS connectivity already, if you plug in the PI to power supply and give time to load then press the WPS on your router it connects to the wifi automatically. ...
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Creating two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi (3B) with usb adaptor

I am Raspberry Pi (3B) and the Pi converted wireless access point using Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way and wlan0 works well. I repeated the process for wlan1 (USB adapter) ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero with WLAN Dongle, set up standalone AP and switch to Wifi Client

For a current project, I want to set up a standalone Blynk-Server on my Raspberry Pi Zero (version without inbuilt WLAN). I am using an EDIMAX Wifi Dongle EW-7811Un V2 and was able to set up the ...
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WIFI not working after access point setup

I have two RPi:s. I want one to act as an access point for the other one. Now I followed this tutorial on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4E35d91Xss&t=188s . After all steps in the ...
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Only 8 devices can connect to my pi 4 [closed]

I conducted tests today with a Rpi4 4Gb RAM as a wireless access point and I wasn't able to connect more than 8 devices. But then I want to be able to connect at least 20 devices. Pls, help.
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Creating a Network for 1 client device with wifi

Firstly, my apologies for using any incorrect terminology. What I have: A Raspberry Pi Zero W running Buster with a connected e-paper display, currently using a USB 2 Ethernet adapter to get it set up....
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WiFi Network with systemd-networkd but using dnsmasq as DHCP server to give fixed IP leases

Switching between AP and STA mode without rebooting over a WEB interface and managing WiFi clients over the WEB interface is the goal of my project, much like a WiFi router. The clients do not support ...
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Using Systemd-Networkd for Multi-Interface Networking

I am attempting to create a multi-interface wifi to (wifi, AP / ethernet) setup. I am using Systemd-Networkd, and I am able to get the base configuration to work without issues. I run into problems ...
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Setting up WiFi Dongle as an AP with Raspberry Pi as the end-point

I'm trying to create a bit of a custom gateway with a Raspberry Pi 4B which consists of a LoRaWAN gateway module and a wifi dongle to connect/debug/configure the pi. The LoRaWAN gateway (from RAK ...
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Raspberry pi 4 very unreliable access point

I have followed a guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md To create an access point for my system. I have sucesfully created an access point and ...
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Setting up a bridged access point on a Raspberry PI

I would like to set up a bridged access point on my raspberry PI so I can connect ESP32 devices and do update them. On my raspberry PI, I have a apache server and the ESP32 devices are able to connect ...
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Wireless access point, I can connect to the pi, but I can't access the internet, and the pi cannot detect any routers

I can't connect to the internet on the pi itself and I cannot connect to the internet through the pi. But the pi shows up on my phone when I search for access points, I can even connect to it with the ...
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turning my pi into a wireless access point, no I can't connect to pi and pi can't connect to the internet

I followed the instructions here https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md The pi isn't showing up on my phone when I look at things to connect to, and ...
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Setting up an AP from C code rock solid

I have to develop a program for RBPi4 with latest Raspberry OS. I'm coding in C because that's what i know for now. After startup the device's first task is to create a WLAN with predefined ssid, ...
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Pi Zero W as a WiFi Access Point - WiFi Dropping Out every minute or so

I have setup a Pi Zero v 1.1 & Camera with latest Raspian Buster Lite to replace an old Drone Camera which has failed. I have it running as a router using this url and streaming the video fine ...
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Is there a captive portal / setup portal to setup WiFi on the Raspi? Like on some WiFi range extenders

I am developing a project and for testing, I want to send some raspis to friends but I don't want to know all their WiFi credentials in advance. Is there something so the Raspi will act as an access ...
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Failing during configuration of "Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle" [closed]

I am newbie in this area and I try to follow the instructions of @Ingo from here since days Link I have Raspberry 4B 2GB with on board wifi and additional WIFI dongle "TP-Link TL-WN823N" I ...
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Raspberry Pi AP crashes when transferring large files over FTP [closed]

I have an Access Point set up on my Raspberry Pi 4 using a wifi dongle and hostapd. Everything works great, but when I start to transfer a file over FTP, the connection aborts at around 1 GB and I ...
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Prevent automatic connection to open wifi

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 with a USB wifi adapter (headless setup). The wpa_supplicant.conf file contains authentication information only for my wifi access point, and the pi connects to it as ...
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Pi4 Wireless AP: Can't Ping or Forward to eth0

Goal is for clients to connect through Pi4 AP to the WAN. The Pi4 is inside the LAN and wire connected to a router LAN port. After much effort a client can now connect to the Pi4 AP but cannot ping ...
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Raspberry Pi WiFi Hotspot / Access Point

I am a beginner Raspberry Pi user and my knowledge is mainly around software. I don't know the correct terms for what I am trying to do so this may be a duplicate question. Is it possible to connect ...
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Accessing a pi 4 router's localhost

OK, I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running a router so I can have a SSH for any files on the go. So (router)--------eth0--------(Pi 4 Access Point/ssh) --------wlan0------- (my device) I have tools that use ...
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Raspberry Pi wireless AP with user internet restriction

I setup a Raspberry Pi connecting to my home router using the eth0 interface and broadcast a SSID via wlan0 interface simply by installing the RaspAP (https://raspap.com). Everything working as ...
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Can't resolve hostname in sub-network

I have a raspberry pi (192.168.1.1) set up as an AP for a few devices. The WIFI connection works, DHCP also seems to give out valid addresses. The issue is that none of the devices in the network are ...
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Access point with its own network, connected to another access point

how Can I set up a Raspberry Pi 4b to work as access point with dhcp, broadcasting its own network while simultanously connected as client to another access point. Devices connected to RPi's AP should ...
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Trying to connect to webserver on pi (as access point)

I have a raspberry pi which is running some webpage on a port. The pi is accessible through it's wifi (configured as access point). Everything works fine, when I connect my PC to the ssid hosted by ...
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Access website with port in access point

Here's my "starting position": I have a Raspberry Pi 3b+, which is already configured, and I wanted to convert it into an Access Point. I followed this tutorial: https://pimylifeup.com/...

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