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Rpi4 with Buster wpa_supplicant fails to connect to hostapd network hosted on Ubuntu laptop

I am attempting to connect a Rpi4 to an AP running on my laptop, but it won't connect. I don't see any obvious problems (to me) in wpa_supplicant or other config files. I have run wpa_supplicant in ...
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Hosted based wifi hotspot works, but BSSID keeps changing - rPi 4, Raspian

Admittedly, I'm torn between posting this in SuperUser or ServerFault, so opinions of where this should go are welcome. I have a hotspot set up on my Raspberry Pi 4, running Raspian. I used hostapd ...
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How to disable standalone network configuration in raspberry pi?

I have set my raspberry pi as a standalone network using this post. Now I want to get back to my previous normal network configuration so that I can connect to the available Wifi networks. How can I ...
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Raspberry Pi as both AP and Client, with SSH support? (Two adapters)

Today I set up my Raspberry Pi with dnsmasq and hostapd so it's built-in wireless interface would always be used as an access point (AP), so I could connect to it with my phone and SSH/VNC into it ...
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Cannot manage wlan0 from desktop

Good day all Pi folks! I have a Pi 3A (buster) which has the onboard Wifi (wlan1) configured as an access point. I installed a second Wifi USB TL-WN725N which comes up as wlan0 and is the outside nat'...
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hostapd problems while setting up Pi 4 as Access Point

First of all i want to say that i'm new to all of this, so please dont hate me if the answer to my problem seemed obvious to you. I just tried to follow this tutorial to set up my Pi 4 as an Access ...
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System crashes when a USB device is plugged in or a web browser is opened

I recently turned my pi into a standalone network following this guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md But now when I open a web browser, or plug in a ...
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USB external antenna not working

I have been experimenting with GPIO control from a local hosted web sever on the raspi 3B+, Unfortunately the range from the built-in antennae is less than adequate for my needs. So I hopped on to ...
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Does RaspAP lock the file system?

Quick question to help stop me from losing my mind. Does the standard install of RaspAP lock the file system to stop you from installing other services? Step 1. RaspAP installed and working fine. ...
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hostapd AP over both wlan0 and eth1

My hardware setup is currently: Router -> RPi (eth0) -> RPi (wlan0) -> subnet for my devices My desired setup is: Router -> RPi (eth0) -> RPi (wlan0 + eth1) -> subnet for my ...
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Use MAC address acls with hostapd

I am using hostapd to turn my pi into a wireless access point, I want to implement a blacklist to block certain device from connecting to the network. I should be able to do this at a MAC address ...
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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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Hostapd + FreeRADIUS

I am trying to configure hostapd on a raspberry pi model 3. I'm trying to use an external FreeRADIUS server. I can start hostapd without an error. However, when I try to connect to the SSID using ...
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Low wifi speed even with 5Ghz wifi adapter

My internet download speed from my D-Link wifi router is 24 M bits/s From ethernet the download speed is 50 Mbits/s I am using Tp-link AC600 Archer T2U Plus wifi adapter with Rapberry pi 3B+ I ...
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Pi Zero W configuration to run AP + Client Mode on Raspbian Buster lite

I have a project in which I need to configure a Raspberry Pi Zero W to run both wireless AP and Client mode at the same time. I've seen the tutorials and methods others have used on Raspbian Stretch, ...
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Unable to start/stop enable/disable install/remove hostapd

I was trying to make an access-point with a captive portal on my raspberry pi running Raspbian Stretch. I have correctly configure hostapd and dnsmasq to make my AP work correctly a couple of weeks ...
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OnionPi - No internet connection after adding Iptables rules

I need some help or advices since I've not know what could I do to fix this issue. I've built an onion pi following the adafruit tutorial. This basicly is a wifi hotspot that routes all traffic ...
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Pi4 wifi repeater at 2.4Ghz

I'd like to use my Pi4 as a wifi repeater for some home automation devices which only accept 2.4GHz networks. I've successfully set up the pi as a wifi repeater, and I'm able to connect to the network ...
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How to use Raspberry Pi as a wireless AP

I've recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B because I need to host a wireless AP and web server (I'm making a web app that will run on a few tablets and would like for them all to utilize the ...
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DHCP configuration in systemd

Currently, I have configured access point using hostapd and using systemd for configure the network ap0 (access point device). the access point configured automatically to use DHCP server. my ...
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Why UDP connection from hotspot raspberry doesn't work

To start with I have to say I have seen few similar questions but none of those could help me with resolving my problem. My setup is, two raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspberian on board(updated). One of ...
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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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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 (2 or 4) stops responding when using RaspAp with EW-7811Un

I have a Pi2 and a Pi4 and also two EW-7811Un adapters. I can install Raspbian on both systems with either EW-7811Un and it will run without issue in that state including using the EW-7811Un. I can ...
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DNSMasq unknown interface wifi0 - failed to start

Introduction I am trying to use my Ubuntu Core-RaspberryPi as a Wifi Access point. Therefore, I am using hostapd and dnsmasq. I followed this tutorial in order to setup everything. I start them ...
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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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Utilising a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point and a webserver

I have followed the official Raspberry Pi documentation's guide to setting up my Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point, with a shared internet connection using the bridge functionality discussed at ...
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I can't see any client in dnsmasq.leases

I'm using a Rpi 3 with a bridge using hostapd, dnsmasq and bridge-utils. I would like to get the IP from /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases but the problem is that it shows nothing. The hotspot works fine, ...
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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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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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RPI 3 B+ configured as wireless extender (AP + client) troubleshooting

Im trying to configure my RPi 3 B+ as a wireless extender using the internal wifi chip aacting as the client and AP. Ive been following this guide as it seems most suitable for os/model/application ...
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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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Why is hostapd masked after installation?

My question is somehow related to this question: hostapd doesent work anymore I have a fresh Raspbian Stretch system and then install hostapd via sudo apt-get install hostapd there are no error ...
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Raspberry Pi Model B for a Wireless AP: nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi Model B to act as a standalone Wireless AP using a Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter. However, starting hostapd presents me with this error. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo ...
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Creating router without using ethernet

I would like to make router from my Raspberry Pi 3B+ using built-in wifi. After installing the OS, I made update, upgrade and installed packages: sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y &...
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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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hostapd accesspoint with connman

I want to use me linux IMX7 device as wifi repeater (access point wifi client): wifi wifi wan TABLET <~.~.~.~.~> (ap0) IMX7 (wlan0) <.~.~.~.~.>...
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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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What is Hostapd interworking? How to use it?

I am very excited to use the interworking functionality of hostapd! I aim to do a network redirection once a client connects to my RPI access point. I am following this tutorial for RPI AP. In the ...
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Raspberry Pi WiFi hotspot - Assign address from Wireless network IP range to eth0

I have hostapd and dnsmasq running on a RPi which I have configured to broadcast a local wifi network and assign connected wireless devices an address in the 192.169.1.x range. What I want to achieve ...
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Problem with Setting up Raspberry Pi 3B+ as WPA2 Enterprise access point

NOTE: Although this seems to be a hostapd problem, however, this problem exists on RP only and that's why I'm posting it here. So please do not downvote because it seems like a hostapd problem and not ...
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Waveshare 7'' LCD conflicts with WIFI (hostapd)

I have bought a Waveshare 7'' LCD (C) (https://www.waveshare.com/7inch-HDMI-LCD-C.htm) and it seems to work correctly on Raspberry PI 3B+ following the instructions on the site (it doesn't require ...
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Connecting to raspberry pi to set up wireless access point

I am using the following link :https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/ to set up my raspberry pi to act like a wireless router. So far I have installed raspbian on a ...
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Devices connected to raspi router are not lan visible

I have recently setup a RPi0W as a means to connect my Echo Dot to my University's WPA-Enterprise network (MSCHAPv2). I was successful in doing so following this Wifi Repeater Guide and modifying the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ as a wireless access point: nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 3b+ (running Raspbian Stretch) as a wireless access point (using the built-in wireless interface) following the official documentation. After setting up /etc/...
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Functioning Script for Access Point Which Fails When Run as a Service

In order to reach my Raspberry Pi 3 B +, I need it to broadcast an access point upon booting. I am aware that there are common issues with crontab @reboot and systemctl running when networking is ...
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hostapd_cli seems to make AP unstable

I use my RPI as wifi repeater using hostapd and dnsmasq. Since I'm using hostapd_cli to disconnect the pi from the internet if the repeater is not in use, I often can’t connect to my access point ...
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hostapd 802.11n/ac bandwith [closed]

Some 802.11* standards support multiple bandwiths (20MHz-40MHz-...) and accordingly higher bandwith (in Mb/second)... with this hostapd configuration file, its not entirely clear if we can manually ...
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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 ...