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Can the Raspberry Pi be a remote content delivery device?

I have a limited understanding of how networking works but I am trying to use the Raspberry Pi to deliver content to users that are connected wirelessly (ideally through wifi) over a local network. ...
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Unable to connect to internet through raspberry wifi-to-ethernet bridge

I am trying to set up an access point on a raspberry pi to add wifi to a network. I followed the instructions in Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way, using systemd-networkd. ...
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Raspberry Pi as Access Point (based on systemd/networkd) and Wireguard - Routing issues

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Buster (which I can't upgrade due to some legacy software packages running on it), configured as an access point. Incoming connections use the onboard wifi and ...
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Create Wireless Access Point Without Ethernet

Using the built-in WiFi hotspot configuration GUI, I realize that there isn't any way to make this hotspot provide an internet connection without an Ethernet cable or WiFi adapter. I'm in a really ...
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Setup access point on wlan0 and static ip for eth0 on RPi 4

On the one hand, I'd like to create an access point from RPi, without internet, because it's just to be able to connect remotely via ssh. On the other hand, I'd like to be able to connect an ethernet ...
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Help with Access Point configuration, please

I'm running Debian v.12 on a Pi4B, and I'm having trouble getting my wifi Access Point to work. Specifically, I want the Pi to act as a local server without being connected to the house network. The ...
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Trying to allow MAC address whitelist to take effect without needing to reboot Pi

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B with PiOS and I followed these tutorials for setting up a raspberry pi as a WAP and enabling MAC address filtering... https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/setting-up-a-...
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How can I convert my Raspberry Pi into a Wi-Fi network in order to receive a device configuration in a captive portal?

Initial Situation: Device: Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W with Raspberry Pi OS Lite (64-bit) I aim to establish a seamless Raspberry Pi configuration that transitions between two distinct modes: Setup Mode: In ...
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RPi4 Bullseye Access Point and Client Simultaneously

Can a Raspberry Pi be, simultaneously: a client connected to a 3rd party Wi-Fi access point, and an access point that other computers can connect to and be assigned an IP address (so that they can ...
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Connect to Raspberry pi through Wifi

I'm currently trying to do something that's quite hard for me. I have a raspberry pi zero w that's running an apache server. I want to be able to access my pi anywhere, even offline by connecting to ...
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Pi as AP is not handing out IPs via DHCP

I am running Kali on Pi 4B (their 32bit Pi distribution, v2023.3), attempting to set up the device to function as an Access Point. However I am running into a problem. I have attempted to follow the ...
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How to create open network for Raspberry Pi Pico using micropython?

I seem so close to getting it working but every route I take just doesn't seem to work. I'm trying to make an access point from my Raspberry Pi Pico with no password. SOUNDS SIMPLE DOESN'T IT. Here's ...
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can't create multiple aps with raspberry pi pico w (multiple ssids, one device)

Right this is driving me mad as I cant find any information on it online and AI has been no help at all. To put it simply, I need to make multiple networks with different ssids from a raspberry pi ...
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Putty Access Denied

https://youtu.be/F5OYpPUJiOw Hi, I follow this youtube link but I have problem with Putty Access Denied. I am a newbie and just started learning how to setup Raspberry Pi 4 with LAPTOP only. Please ...
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Stream video with RTSP (live 555)

I'm trying to stream video from the pi with live555 (RTSP). I don't have any errors on the raspberry pi side : pi@raspberrypi:~/live/raspi $ raspivid -w 1024 -h 768 -fps 25 -b 300000 -t 99999999 -o - |...
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Access point with systemd-networkd

I'm trying to configure systemd-networkd with wlan1 as access point and wlan0 as client. However I don't see the hotspot appear. (I'm using a USB dongle for wlan1) Here is some of my configurations ...
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Connect to the raspberry pi over SSH when using the raspberry as a hotspot

I configured my raspberry pi as an access point and I connected my laptop to the wifi network of the pi. However I was not able to reach the pi PING : 56 data bytes ping: sendto: No route to host ...
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Phone won't connect to Raspberry Pi Access Point

Is there a way to keep an iPhone connected to a Raspberry Pi Access Point that does not have no internet connectivity? The phone (iOS) automatically switches connection to a network that has internet, ...
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Raspberry Pi zero w enable AP mode when writing the image to connect to the RPi with SSH without the need for a monitor or WiFi

physical device: raspberry pi zero w os: raspberry pi OS lite 32bits SD card: samsung evo+ 64GB powering mode: laptop USB I am trying to configure my RPi zero w to broadcast its own WiFi network so ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W to 5GHz Access Point

i know that Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W are not able to connect to 5Ghz access point. Would it be possible with adapter over USB to connect to 5Ghz access point? I found several adapters in Internet, but i ...
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How to configure RPi to work as wifi access point that uses a proxy?

I am attempting to use a Raspberry Pi Model B+ as a WiFi access point with the IP address of 192.168.0.1. This access point should redirect all HTTP and HTTPS traffic to a different machine with the ...
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Create a Wi-Fi hotspot on a Raspberry Pi (with RPi OS) through its USB port via a USB Wi-Fi adapter?

I need to use the inbuilt Wi-Fi to connect to an Internet access point. In effect, the RPi should act as a router for all intents and purposes, a router that serves all of my devices. But my question ...
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Create Wireless Hotspot doesn't work

I want to turn my Raspberry Pi 3b into a Wi-Fi Access Point, but i have the probleme as you can see in this image
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Monitor home traffic using Raspberry Pi

I used the below site to setup my Raspberry Pi as a Routed Wireless Access Point. The goal is to eventually monitor traffic on my home network. I was able to setup the Raspberry Pi as an access point ...
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Use rpi for local only intranet

We're going on a trip, and I want to set up a car only lan so that the kids can play games together on their tablets or maybe access a media shared volume. There won't be any internet access. Is this ...
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Assigning a domain name in my local network (RaspAP on RPI4)

For my final presentation this semester, I have setup a local network using RaspAP on my RPI 4+. I have a websever available locally @ 10.3.141.91 and I would like to assign it a domain name (example....
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Share RPi IP with mobile device to access Web Server

I would like to connect a mobile device to the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B if possible without special software on the mobile device and start a script on the Pi from that device. My approach is to set up ...
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Which way to go for RPI0W (Yocto) and WLAN fallback to AP mode when no network available

My intention is to start an (headless) RPI in AP mode when it is not able to connect to the configured WIFI network(s). I have seen several solutions, many of them related to Debian, but so far I was ...
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Failing adding Access Point to RPiZero2W Bullseye following Ingo's guide

A little more than a year ago, I followed @Ingo's guides [1] and [2] to switch my RPi Zero W Buster to systemd-networkd and then add an AP in the repeater mode (not bridge). Now, I'm trying to do the ...
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Generation of AP not working in Raspberry Pi 4

I configured the hostapd.conf, dnsmasq.conf and dhcpcd.conf properly. When hostapd launched and querying the status of the services I get: wlan0: Could not connect to kernel driver What could be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-Network, 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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