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Questions tagged [access-point]

Use this tag if your question relates to connecting your pi to a wireless access point, or making your pi one.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Swapping between wifi client and access point?

This question is an extension of the information on this post. This question looks the same as this one but it is not. I am using systemd-networkd. I successfully followed the instructions in the ...
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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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can not ping from remote host over raspberry pi router

Going through Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point in a standalone network (NAT) I set up Raspberry pi as access point as standalone NAT with out bridging. wireless host is connected but cant ...
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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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RPI Station+AP with ap0 bridged to eth0

I'm trying to setup the RPI3 with these two network features (using built-in hardware only): Isolated network with Wifi Access Point and Ethernet. A) Sharing same domain "pi.lan". B) Sharing one DHCP ...
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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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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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Trying to setup wifi ap and managed client mode together : sub-system time out on ap0

I followed the instructions here: enter link description here with the aim of getting ap and managed client wifi running together. The wlan0 setup works perfectly. I could not see any attempt to ...
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Setting up an accesspoint on the raspberry pi 3 with debian stretch

I am having problems to set up an accesspoint on my raspberry 3. The purpose is, that I want a MQTT server runnig on the pi and other devices should connect to the pi. I need no bridge to 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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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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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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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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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 ...