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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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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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How to set up Raspberry Pi as wireless station after setting it up as access point? [closed]

I found this tutorial for setting the Raspberry Pi as access point, but I don't know how to set it back to wireless station as before to connect it to a wireless network. Can anyone tell me how to do ...
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Make wifi onboard as an access point and wifi dongle as a client

I want to turn my raspberry pi 3 witch installed Raspbian OS to access point and client to access wifi and bridge these two each other (in this question it's better to skip this bridge part). Exactly, ...
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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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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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Switch Raspberry Pi 3 between access point and non-access point

I used this tutorial to make my Raspberry 3 an access point. After following that, I can't connect to the internet—neither via Wi-Fi nor via cable. With this tutorial when I see the DHCP status—it ...
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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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Can't access GUI in Raspap!

Setup: Raspberry Pi Model B Rev 2 Raspbian GNU/Linux 8 Jessie TP Link usb wifi dongle I am about the set up my RP as a hotspot, just like in this link. Used this command to install Raspap: wget -...
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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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Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way

I know how to do it the classic way as described for example by the official documentation at Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point in a standalone network (NAT). But that needs many different ...
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Connect Android and Pi 3 via network socket using Pi 3 as an access point

Cross post with https://stackoverflow.com/questions/52596484/connect-android-and-pi-3-via-network-socket-using-pi-3-as-an-access-point, please delete if this isn't allowed. My plan here is to create ...
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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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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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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 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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Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with bridge

I need a wireless access point that is bridged with the wired ethernet port and that is connected to another wifi internet router with a client connection as uplink. All devices connected to the RasPi ...
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Pi Zero W Wifi repeater with OpenVPN

Im trying to setup a Pi Zero W as a wifi repeater with openVPN without using a USB wifi dongle, as a tiny travel router. I tried using this tutorial - by @ingo raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-a-wifi-repeater ...
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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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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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Raspberry Pi Access Point name instead of IP

I've created an access point on my Pi, and created a website. I can connect my pi with an ethernet cable to my laptop (with shared internet) so that the Pi goes into a subnet, and can connect to ...
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Run Raspberry Pi 3 as VPN access point with pi-hole [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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OVS + Hostapd Raspberry pi setup

My experimental aim is to create OVS+Hostapd on raspberrypi 3B Module connected to PC as sdn controller. initial ovs configuration is ovs-vsctl add-br0 br0 ovs-vsctl add-port br0 eth0 Setting up ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 access point stops working

I set up a Raspberry Pi 3 as an access point following the documentation for connect a smartphone on tornado websocket on python It works but frequently the AP stops working and I have to restart ...
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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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raspberry pi as access point with captive portal

I recently got a raspberry pi. I have it set up as an access point in a standalone network (not connected to the internet). I can also serve a static website on this network. Ive been trying to set up ...
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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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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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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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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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Wi-Fi Frequency configuration question

I am trying to set my raspberry Pi's WiFi frequency to a fixed value. Is that possible through a command ? I also need to do the same thing for the embedded Bluetooth module of the raspberry. Is this ...
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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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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 ...