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Set the Pi as a wireless Access Point

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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 Point consumption

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 ...
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pureVPN router on pi3 B+ Noobs

I've been trying to setup my pi 3 B+ to be a VPN router, im using pureVPN as the service and have a combination of pureVPN's guidelines and the following two setup guides first the wireless access ...
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My Access Point isn't working, could I get some help?

I went through a tutorial on thepi.io. However, my AP isn't showing up or not working. I ran the: sudo hostapd /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf then it came back as: failed to create interface ...
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Setting up an SSL certificate on a web-server hosted by a Raspberry Pi?

I'm developing a bat detector and I've set up the Raspberry Pi to operate its own Apache Web server on its own access point. The idea is that client devices can then connect to the access point to ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 wireless access point from Enterprise Network ethernet not working (hostapd)

I am currently trying to setup my raspberry pi 3 to be a wireless access point. It is connected to an Enterprise WPA2 802.1x network via Ethernet. I have credentials for the network but it was easier ...
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I can't get WiFi access point (AP) working on my RPi

I want to control my Raspberry Pi 3B+ using VNC via the on-board WiFi. To this end, I am trying to set up a WiFi access point on wlan0. I followed the instructions at https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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hostapd doesent work anymore

I was running hostapd and it worked fine but i had to reinstall the os and copied the config but now it gives me some problems. First of all hostapd was masked, then i unmasked it and tried to start ...
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Wireless communication for RC project

I'm planning to build a remote controlled car based on either a Raspberry Pi 3 or a Raspberry Pi Zero (the one with bluetooth and WiFi). Currently I'm struggeling with how to communicate with the Pi. ...
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

There are some tutorials to make an access point a WiFi repeater using only the on-board WiFi chip of a Raspberry Pi. But I want to use an additional USB/WiFi dongle as second interface for the up-...
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Raspberry Pi to configure automatically as an Access Point OR WiFi client

There are many guides for setting up a Raspberry Pi as an Access Point, and even some which allow switching between Access Point and WiFi client. I wanted a setting which would work as a normal WiFi ...
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How to redirect domain to test server IP using bridged wlan0 to eth0 connection?

Following this tutorial https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md from "Using the Raspberry Pi as an access point to share an internet connection (bridge)" ...
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How do I start and stop the on board wireless access point?

I would like to have my wireless access point available at particular periods of the day and not at others. I have a RPi3+ running default Raspbian and followed https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Create Access Point in Latest Raspbian OS using Edimax EW-7811Un for compute module 3

I am trying to create an access point in compute module 3(and latest Raspbian OS) with the Edimax WiFi dongle. But it did not succeed to create. Anyone please help me to do that in the latest ...
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Raspberry 3B+ Wi-Fi in access point mode

I have installed the latest Raspbian Light on my new Raspberry 3B+ then followed the tutorial here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md My system is: $...
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hostapd acces point configuration file

I'm using this to turn my raspberry pi into an access point https://github.com/Phoenix1747/RouteryPi This is my hostapd.conf file: # Bridge mode bridge=br0 # Networking interface interface=wlan0 # ...
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Wifi Repeater – Set Interface down by Default (dhcpcd)

I use a RPI 1 as wifi repeater with two wireless dongles. I configured it using hostapd and dnsmasq. I want the pi only to be connected to the internet if there is somebody connected to my access ...
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failing to ssh after Access point setup

I tried to follow the instructions here to set up a WLAN repeater on my pi 3 B+. wlan repeater After I set up I was able to connect through SSH with my pi only through making a WLAN connection to my ...
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Clarification on Access point as WiFi repeater, optional with bridge needed

Regarding the detailed instructions for Access point as WiFi repeater, optional with bridge here: Access point as WiFi repeater, optional with bridge Since the raspberry pi 3 b+ has only one radio, ...
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Hostapd interworking http redirection not working on RPI access point

I am trying to redirect a client on node web server once connected to the RPI accesspoint. I am using hostapd as the access point on my RPI stretch. My goal is for a client's browser to open to my ...
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Client connects to node web server once connected to Raspberry Pi Access Point

I would like to connect a client to my Node.js web server via my rpi access point. I have successfully setup my rpi3 stretch as an access point. Now I am trying to have the client redirected to the ...
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RPI access point and how to share the internet with connected devices

I want to share the Internet from my USB modem stick on my raspberry pi to other devices by turning my pi into a WiFi access point. I am using a pi 3 model B+ running raspbian stretch and I am able to ...
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Switch between wifi client and access point without reboot

I want my Raspberry Pi to be used as access point or as client connected to my internet router but not both together. So I want to switch between these two modes with one simple command without ...
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Access point as a Wifi repeater for WPA2-Enterprise network

So this is a little bit of a random question but I'm attempting to follow this tutorial to set up a wifi repeater with my Raspberry Pi 3B+. I can get the Raspberry Pi to generate a network that can ...
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Run Raspberry Pi 3 as VPN access point with pi-hole

I've got my Raspberry Pi with Raspbian running as pi-hole, connected through Wi-Fi to OpenVPN with most of my devices, where it blocks ads. I'd like to set RPI as VPN access point without ...
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switch raspberry pi from client mode to access point mode without rebooting

i use this https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md tutorial to turn raspberry pi3 to an access point and also i write a script to hide the ssid and another ...
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Socket Over Non-Internet Access Point

I want to use a Raspberry Pi as an access point that is not linked to the internet. If I connected one other device to that access point, how could I connect a socket between this access point and the ...
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Raspberry Pi: Host a Site That Can Be Viewed by Access Point Devices

I am thinking of making a Raspberry Pi project in which my Raspberry Pi acts as a special WiFi access point that is connected to my home router. Devices connected to the access point will NOT have ...
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Raspberry Pi batman-adv ad-hoc network setup unreliability

Problem: I am trying to configure batman-adv network on raspberry pi 3b+ following this, using on-board wlan0 interface coming with raspberry pi 3b+. Once the network is executed by following all ...
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Sending and Receiving data with RPi wifi Access Point

So, I have a project where I need to send and receive data from multiple devices (phones and a laptop) over a wifi network created by my raspberry pi. I have successfully created the wifi network by ...
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Make Raspberry Pi to work as AP and Station to receive wireless temperature sensor values

Hi after reading the manual of Xbee device, I am able to use XBee device with raspberry pi. But how to make raspberry pi to work as an access point as well as the station at the same time? using ...
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Access Point connection problems/questions

So, I have a RaspberryPi3 b+ with Raspbian 4.14.78 and a Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. Now I want to use the laptop as a server and the RaspB as a client and have them communicate wirelessly. But I would ...