Questions tagged [access-point]

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WiFi network disappeared?

I set up my RasPi 4 as a WiFi Access Point according to this guide, and it worked - I could see the SSID in the list of networks, and join the WiFi network, and connect using ssh, but only for a brief,...
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RasPi 4 -> WiFi Access Point?

I have been trying to set up my RasPi 4 as an WiFi access point, but with no success. however, the guides I have been using were written for RasPi 3: thepi.io sparkfun I'll follow the guides, but ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by Wireguard? (with the use of systemd-networkd)

Have been following a members' posts about using the Pi as a Wifi Repeater and/or Bridge and also bridging via openvpn. A member of this forum (Ingo) has provided awesome step-by-step instructions ...
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How to route all traffic to captive portal on Pi Zero?

What I'm trying to achieve is that I can manually switch between my Pi having internet access over WLAN or letting it function as an Access Point. When the Access Point is active, the Pi has no ...
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How to connect Pi 4 to WiFi AP that requires web page logon

SCENARIO I have my headless RPi 4 running Raspbian Buster Lite setup as a NAT router, using the internal antenna wlan0 to connect to the WAN, and an external USB antenna wlan1 with its own SSID. I am ...
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pi-gen + Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

We're using a forked version of pi-gen (https://github.com/RPi-Distro/pi-gen) to build custom RPi images. As part of the build, we're trying to set the RPi up as an Access point as WiFi router/...
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OnionPi - No internet connection after adding Iptables rules

I need some help or advices since I've not know what could I do to fix this issue. I've built an onion pi following the adafruit tutorial. This basicly is a wifi hotspot that routes all traffic ...
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How to disable shared connection for Network Manager access point?

I am using a Raspberry Pi4 with balenaOS in order to serve a simple WebApp. I am currently using Network Manager in order to create a network for the users to access the app. As users should not be ...
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Pi Zero: eth0 not added to bridge after reboot

I've follow the official guide to setup a bridge between eth0 und wlan0 in order to use my Pi Zero WH as an AP with raspbian buster 4.19.75+. When I add the interface brctl addif br0 eth0, the bridge ...
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Pretend HTTP Request from localhost

I have set up my RPi 3 as Access Point to use a web-App, which is hostet by a flask server on the Pi. My HTTP-requests are generated by Swagger Codegen. The defined host is set to http://localhost:...
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Need help for iptables/filter

Setup: RPi connected to router using ethernet on subnet 192.168.0.0/24 which is also an access point access on subnet 192.168.43.0/24 So basically devices will connect to my Rpi for VPN traffic I ...
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Access point as WiFi router with additional WiFi-dongle

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 4 as a wlan0 <-> wlan1 router and followed Ingo's excellent guide here: Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle Having gone through ...
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How can I log all packets sent by connected devices over WiFi when using a Pi as a bridge? [duplicate]

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B as a bridge between WiFi and another router in the network. My goal is to log all traffic (UDP and TCP) that's being sent by a connected device, such as a phone or a voice ...
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Wifi hotspot working but cannot ssh pi via ethernet connected to router

I got wifi hotspot access point working I followed steps as shown on this page: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/#comment-17588 Now I can connect to wifi ...
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Can PiHole DHCP and a WiFI Access Point be used at the same time?

EDIT: I think it's important to note that I am using Debian Buster with the latest updates to date. I have successfully got PiHole working and have used it's DHCP function also working. It's great! ...
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Hide hostapd SSID broadcast once client connected

I would like to hide SSID broadcast from hostapd. I have successfully hide it by change the value of ignore_broadcast_ssid into 1 then reboot the pi which means the client will be disconnected when ...
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How to log the details about the devices connected to my Pi Access Point

I have already configured my Raspberry Pi as an access point. I, now, need to see/log the details about the devices which had connected to my Pi. My use case is to configure a metered connection ...
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systemd-networkd: Bond Ethernet and Wifi (USB Dongle), AP with Raspi 3b+ on board Wifi

Raspbian Buster Lite, Raspi 3b+ I want to bond ethernet (eth0) and a USB wifi dongle (wlan1) for network/internet access. This part I've managed with success, dynamic failover works perfectly. The ...
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How to disable WPA auth/encryption from an AP configuration

I have already configured a Raspberry Pi 3 as an Access Point by performing a series of steps given at https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md I would like to ...
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Automated (Scripted) Configuration of Raspberry Pi Access Point

Are there any opensource scripts/repos that automate configuring a Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Access Point?
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How to make raspberry point act as standalone server and wifi access point?

I have a number of sensors. I want them to send their data to my raspberry pi. My idea was: Make raspberry pi act as Wifi Hotspot (even though it isn't connect to the internet or anything. It just ...
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Can I use my Pi as an access point in headless mode?

I'm using my Raspberry Pi in headless mode (through ssh) and I want to set it up as a wireless access point. But if, acting as an access point, it forwards packets from the ethernet interface onto ...
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Wifi repeater with bridge: connected but no internet on mobile phone but works fine on MacBook

I live in a dorm where I don't have the physical access to the router. I want to set up a Pi as a Wi-Fi router with a bridge so that I could connect Philips Hue Bridge via Ethernet and then control ...
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Hosting An Express Server on a NoDogSplash AP

This is my first time posting here, but I just started to play around with my new Raspberry Pi 3B. I have configured my Pi into a wireless access point and when I connect to the Pi, a NoDogSplash ...
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Cannot ping my access point

I created an access point on my Raspberry PI (Raspbian) following Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way the systemd-networkd way. Now I have to connect to my AP via another RPI ...
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Wifi access point suddenly stops working

I use raspberry pi 3. I have followed the official documentation + some troubleshooting to get it to work. I will share my configuration files. I have a suspicion that it has something to do with my /...
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How to run a Rpi3 or Rpi0W as access point with a login screen?

When connecting to an open access point in a public location, the browser shows a notification to open up a 'login' page for this open network, where you can read and accept the terms and conditions, ...
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Unable to Create 2.4 Ghz wifi Access Point on the Raspberry Pi 4

I am trying to create a wifi repeating Access Point on the Pi 4. I used this guide to setup the AP using hostapd. It says here that the hostapd.conf option hw_mode=g should ensure using the 2.4 ...
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Wlan0 Access Point goes down with Eth0 DHCP Client and Wlan1 Dongle DHCP Client

I'm trying to set up an Access Point on Wlan0 with Enet0 and Wlan1 (wifi dongle) as DHCP clients. I followed two excellent answers to set up AP with either eth0 or wlan1 as a client. Setting up a ...
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Facing issue in ethernet configuration for Raspbian

I am trying to enable AP and Wireless client on the Raspberry Pi 3 b+. I have installed Raspbian Stretch from the official website. To achieve the above objective I found an answer here which ...
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setting up multiple IP addresses on one ethernet interface?

I am running Buster on a RP3B+. It is configured as a stand-alone wifi access point running dnsmasq. No bridging to the eth0 / Internet. It also has a wired eth0 interface. Everything is working ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi to connect to a Public Hotspot

Is there a way to use a Raspberry Pi to take a (public) WiFi Signal and create a hotspot such that devices can connect wirelessly to the internet via the Pi? Moreover, can this be done if a network ...
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Access Points: How do they work and how much power do they use?

I'm using my Raspberry Pi as an access point and I was wondering : how does it work ? What is the protocol for an access point to be visible from other devices ? How much data they have to transmit ...
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Automatically Create Hotspot if no Network is Available

I want to automatically create an access point, if there is no network found, so that I can connect to my Raspberry Pi everywhere. If nobody is connected to the hotspot for a while it should search ...
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wpa_supplicant + dnsmasq: Fallback to AP mode if no wifi connection

I'm trying to figure out how to configure wpa_supplicant to: First try to connect to a selection of preconfigured wifi networks as a DHCP client, and if that fails Set up a wifi access point using ...
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How to connect wifi wlan1 and share it by wlan0

How to connect wifi wlan1 and share it by wlan0 I would like to use raspberry pi become hostpot wifi. connect wifi by wireless and share it not use ethernet or lan.
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No internet on client device when connected to Raspberry Pi [closed]

I've been trying to set up RPi to act as both a wireless AP and wifi station simultaneously. I've got nothing but errors and bugs so far. I did however find this guide that creates a virtual AP and ...
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How can I set my pi 3 up to be WiFi AND ethernet router simultaneously?

I want to use my Pi as a fully fledged wifi and ethernet router. I'll connect an external modem/phone with tethering to it and want to share that internet connection with all devices connected to the ...
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Android 9 phone gets wrong IP address from RPi access point

I configured my RPi (running Raspian Stretch Lite) as an access point to create a local private network (no connection to internet). Laptops and mobile phones connect fine to the AP and I can navigate ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zero W to ethernet and serving as WiFi access point

I have an ethernet port in a room where I would like to improve the WiFi connection, and I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W lying around. Is there a way I can connect the Pi to the ethernet port and have ...
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Using Pi as an intermediary between 2 LANs

I have one raspberry pi which is running Hassio (Home automation stuff). Normally I would just connect the devices I wanted to automate to home LAN but the problem is my wifi SSID & Password might ...
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Using pi to host small wireless network - Hostapd configuration not working

I am trying to set up a small wifi network (offline) using the guide found here. https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md Below I have given my terminal ...
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Connecting the Pi to multiple WiFi networks simultaneously

I have completed the official guide on setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point in a standalone network (NAT), and it works, but I can't join other networks. I want my Raspberry Pi to act as an ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Access Point - No Client IP

I followed the official Raspberry Pi documentation for "Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point in a standalone network (NAT)", but I can't get an IP address on the client. When I assign a static ...
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Access point with 2 Internet connections. Switching interfaces problem

I have: Raspi 3b+ 1st internet connection on eth0 through built in adapter 2nd internet connection on eth1 through a USB-dongle I followed the official manual and the AP is running just fine. What ...
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ELI5 how to use my pi3 model b as access point?

I have no clue about networking in general so need a little help. Here's my problem (very First World): I want to be able to use my house wifi whilst sitting in my garden but the signal is really too ...
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Forward AP wlan0 to eth0 not working

I've recently boute a raspberry pi and wanted to create an additional wlan access point for my router. So what I did is, I followed this tutorial: https://adityashrm21.github.io/Raspberry-Pi-Packet-...
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Raspberry Pi as OpenVPN Access Point

I am trying to setup Raspberry Pi as VPN-WiFi access point connecting to AWS VPC. I followed Raspberry Pi as an access point Here are the all steps I performed in sequence Installed fresh full ...
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Unable to use tor for all traffic directed through Raspberry Pi 3

Before all of this, I wanted to make my raspberry pi a wireless access point so that all traffic is anonymous through tor. I currently have Raspberry pi 3 b+ and I installed Raspbian freshly. Pi 3 B+ ...
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Hostapd and dnsmasq are set up but i dont get any signal on my devices

i have set up hostapd and dnsmasq and ran into some issues. at first the issue was that hostapd didn't recognized the driver. after i deleted that line it did start up. then dnsmasq told me that there ...