Questions tagged [access-point]

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Can't start hostAPD. Job for hostapd.service failed because the control process exited with error code

Problem I am using raspberry 3B. I want to make it as a wireless router. I added TP-Link TL-WN725N as an extra wireless device which uses wlan1 as interface name. The device works flawlessly as a ...
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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 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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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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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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Creating a Network for 1 client device with wifi

Firstly, my apologies for using any incorrect terminology. What I have: A Raspberry Pi Zero W running Buster with a connected e-paper display, currently using a USB 2 Ethernet adapter to get it set up....
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Connect access point to RPi's ethernet port

I get a public wifi in my living room, which I would like to extend for the rest of my house. I have an Android phone, RPi 3b and Belkin N300 wireless router. The setup I have in mind is Public ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Setting up a wifi access point using an external wifi adapter

Im trying to set up my RPi model 4 b 2Gb to act as an access point. Im using the built in chip in monitor mode using nexmon_csi library. The library is tested and working fine. When I plug in the new ...
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Hostapd settings or better USB WiFi adapter to use for access point

I currently have my RPi 3B setup as an access point using a USB WiFi adapter with the USB id: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:5572 Ralink Technology, Corp. RT5572 Wireless Adapter I am using the ...
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Configure USB Wi-Fi dongle as stand-alone access point with systemd-networkd

After much research, I believe I have a unique situation. I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Raspbian 11 (Bullseye). I want to have a two Wi-Fi connections. One that connects to an existing Wi-Fi AP, ...
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Is Pi 4 in Access Point mode slower than as a WiFi client?

I see multiple sources that confirm that the Pi 4 can reach practical WiFi transfer speeds of ~100 Mbps as a WiFi client. When I follow this tutorial on turning it into a wireless access point, ...
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WiFi access point fails with brcmf_cfg80211_change_iface: iface validation failed: err=-16

I was trying to set-up an access point at the same time as I have a station (client) connection and I kept hitting a brcmf_cfg80211_change_iface: iface validation failed: err=-16 error seen in syslog ...
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Pi used as WiFi Repeater not showing in network scan, can't connect to it either

I followed this description to set up my Pi as a WiFi repeater and it works perfectly. BUT now it doesn't seem to be available from the "source" network (WiFi A in the drawing). My plan was ...
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Pi 3b* as wireless access point fails to allow client connections after client disconnects

I have my Pi configured ( hopefully correctly ) to act as a wireless access point. On boot the Pi accepts connections as expected. I can connect from Android phone, kindle tablet, and windows. After ...
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Creating a Wireless Access Point with an ethernet cable on the same subnet

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ that I’ve configured to act as an access point. I’ve followed the official Raspberry Pi documentation to accomplish this (See: https://www.raspberrypi.com/documentation/...
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Unable to create hotspot on external wifi dongle, using hotspot lib

Using this lib: https://github.com/rudiratlos/hotspot I would like to create the AP on wlan1 (wifi dongle), instead of wlan0 (internal wifi), but looks like I cannot do it for some reason. The command ...
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(Raspberry Pi 4 hostapd wireless access point) Does any one have expenerience connect more than 10 clients?

So I setup an AP on my Pi 4 8gb. Any suggestions have to be supported by the Pi 4 built-in wifi hardware. I started connecting a bunch IoT devices, and everything was fine for a while. So I had 9 ...
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How to setup a temporary routed connection from a Raspi client, through a Raspi AP server, to the internet?

I have an application where I have remote headless RP clients with a network connection to a RP Wifi Access Point server, also remote and headless. The server has a network connection to the ...
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Problem following guide - Configuring Raspberry pi as Router, Wifi and Ethernet Bridge - HowTo solve?

I'm trying to follow through Ingo's guide here(Configuring Raspberry pi as Router, WiFi and Ethernet Bridge. One way or the other I can't seem to get it working though. I'm on Raspbian Buster. I'm ...
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Raspberry PI wireless access point poor range

I have configured my Raspberry PI 4 as wiresless access point for my hobby project. I have used this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md I ...
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RPi wlan0 eth0 bridge, how to debug DHCP issues?

I followed this tutorial to set my RPi 4B up. In my basement, I have my RPi connected via cable and want to bridge a new WiFi AP (as in the last part of that post above). The first time, everything ...
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How to bridge wired devices on a remote network to wired devices on a local network using openvpn?

I'm trying to bridge wired devices on a remote network to wired devices on my local network. I've read through a handful of great tutorials by Ingo, specifially on VPNs, wired routing and general ...
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Pi to show up on wifi list but when you select it you login to your router to create wlan. Possible?

I have built a system which has built in WPS connectivity already, if you plug in the PI to power supply and give time to load then press the WPS on your router it connects to the wifi automatically. ...
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Creating two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi (3B) with usb adaptor

I am Raspberry Pi (3B) and the Pi converted wireless access point using Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way and wlan0 works well. I repeated the process for wlan1 (USB adapter) ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero with WLAN Dongle, set up standalone AP and switch to Wifi Client

For a current project, I want to set up a standalone Blynk-Server on my Raspberry Pi Zero (version without inbuilt WLAN). I am using an EDIMAX Wifi Dongle EW-7811Un V2 and was able to set up the ...
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WIFI not working after access point setup

I have two RPi:s. I want one to act as an access point for the other one. Now I followed this tutorial on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4E35d91Xss&t=188s . After all steps in the ...
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WiFi Network with systemd-networkd but using dnsmasq as DHCP server to give fixed IP leases

Switching between AP and STA mode without rebooting over a WEB interface and managing WiFi clients over the WEB interface is the goal of my project, much like a WiFi router. The clients do not support ...
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Using Systemd-Networkd for Multi-Interface Networking

I am attempting to create a multi-interface wifi to (wifi, AP / ethernet) setup. I am using Systemd-Networkd, and I am able to get the base configuration to work without issues. I run into problems ...
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Raspberry pi 4 very unreliable access point

I have followed a guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md To create an access point for my system. I have sucesfully created an access point and ...
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Setting up an AP from C code rock solid

I have to develop a program for RBPi4 with latest Raspberry OS. I'm coding in C because that's what i know for now. After startup the device's first task is to create a WLAN with predefined ssid, ...
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Pi Zero W as a WiFi Access Point - WiFi Dropping Out every minute or so

I have setup a Pi Zero v 1.1 & Camera with latest Raspian Buster Lite to replace an old Drone Camera which has failed. I have it running as a router using this url and streaming the video fine ...
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Accessing a pi 4 router's localhost

OK, I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running a router so I can have a SSH for any files on the go. So (router)--------eth0--------(Pi 4 Access Point/ssh) --------wlan0------- (my device) I have tools that use ...
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Trying to connect to webserver on pi (as access point)

I have a raspberry pi which is running some webpage on a port. The pi is accessible through it's wifi (configured as access point). Everything works fine, when I connect my PC to the ssid hosted by ...
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Pi access point brilliant (until another pi connects to it!)

just joined and have in interesting issue. I have a Pi3b+ hooked up to my router running hostapd, dnsmasq and openvpn running an airvpn config, it is solid as a rock. It has a static IP on wlan0 192....
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Send SSL certificate after device has connected via WPS

I have a Raspberry Pi (4B) which I'm using as an access point. I want to connect multiple ESP32-microcrontrollers to the access point using WPS. So far so good. But after I've established the IP-...
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I cannot use wget or pip without encountering connection errors after following tutorial

I followed these access point instructions (lines of commands and file edits) tutorial, and now whenever I use wget or pip, connection errors are thrown. These were the instructions I followed: sudo ...
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I have created a 5Ghz wireless ap on my raspberry pi 4 but it is not upto the speed of 5Ghz

Link speed is only 72mbps i have tested in several devices link speed from rpi4 is 72mbps from other 5ghz sources it is high. iperf3 also results in around 60mbps (mega bits per second) speed. This is ...
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How to use RPi model 3B+ as Router with highest bandwidth? (VPN)

Basically, I'm trying to use my Pi as a VPN-Protected router and AP. I've tried RaspAp (hostapd with a web gui and some extra stuff) and hostapd by itself, but hostapd by itself wouldn't work with my ...
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Onion Pi No Internet

Hey I am trying to set up and onion pi and hoping one of you can help with some issues I successfully got the wireless access point setup and onto the internet by following this guide: https://www....
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Pi Access Point - Hostname mapping

I have my IP address mapped to a hostname "example.com" where I have a simple Welcome webpage. The webpage is written in PHP. After I successfully connect to the Pi Access Point I attempt to go to the ...
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I'm successfully running a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B as a WiFi access point, but I cannot connect to the internet through the Pi itself?

Good day all! I was following this method of turning my Raspberry Pi Model 3 into a WiFi access point: "How to use your Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point" ...and it is now working ...