Questions tagged [access-point]

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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 [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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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 ...
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How can I redirect HTTP requests to my captive portal/webserver using iptables

I'm working on a project where we need to use the RPi as a Wifi access point, which I got to work. I can get on the internet through the RPi and can also connect my Apache webserver (which should be ...
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How to configure hostapd for a 5Ghz network

https://github.com/Phoenix1747/RouteryPi How can i change this to get 5Ghz? I tried to change mode to ac, but that doesn't seem to work. Where can i get descent information on the parameters in this ...
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Restrict WiFi range of Pi 3b+

I want to restrict the wifi range of my Pi in order to only have a really small range of around one or two meters for my access point. I'm not totally new, but I don't know any way to reach the goal ...
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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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RPI wifi repeater - slow internet speed

I configured my RPI as a wifi repeater (using hostapd and dnsmasq). When I download something to my pi I have a downstream up to 1.5 MB/s. On my device connected to the pi the downstream is only about ...
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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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Access Point not working for Android phones

I have successfully created and access point to my local rapsberry pi 3 and I was able to connect the pi AP without internet with my iphone and when I open the browser and hit the raspberrypi.local it ...
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ssh working but i can't ping directly to the Raspberry pi router [duplicate]

Going through https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md i set up Raspberry pi as access point as standalone NAT with out bridging. wireless host is connected but ...
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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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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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hostapd - using Pi 3 as access point while maintaining Ethernet connection (no bridge)

Currently I have my Pi setup as an access point; It creates its' own network with an SSID and my other devices can connect and exchange messages. For this, I use hostapd and dnsmasq thru wlan0. ...
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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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Captive Portal using systemd raspbian stretch

I am trying to setup a captive portal on my raspbian stretch access point connecting to my node server. Currently using systemd to set up my network so I can ssh into my pi and use it as a access ...
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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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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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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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3 b+ wifi support 80 MHz ac bandwidth

Does the raspi 3 b+ builtin wifi support 80 MHz bandwidth under any conditions?
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How to use AP and Managed wifi?

How can I use wifi connections as an access point while at the same time connecting to an existing wifi network ? My experiment: sudo iw dev wlan0 interface add uap0 type __ap service dnsmasq ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't ping certain devices on my network [closed]

I've got a rather odd problem. The Raspberry Pi is connected fine to the internet i.e. I can ping google.com and browse the web without any problem. However, the problem for me is that I am unable to ...