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Questions tagged [hostapd]

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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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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 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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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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Interface (wlan) down after booting – have to restart hostapd service

I configured my raspberrypi as a wifi repeater using hostapd and dnsmasq. I did not touch my /etc/network/interfaces, just added interface wlan0 static ip_address=192.168.42.1/24 to /etc/dhcpcd.conf ...
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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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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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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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Unable to configure Raspberry pi 3 B+ as a 5Ghz AP using 802.11ac in India

I have been trying to configure my Raspberry pi 3 B+ as a 5Ghz access point but I'm unable to do so. Here is my hostapd country_code=IN ieee80211d=1 ieee80211h=1 interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to setup hostapd to send DNS server address during DHCP session start on RPizeroW wifi repeater

I have attempted to set-up a Wifi repeater on a Raspberry pi zero W using this very good tutorial : Access point as WiFi repeater, optional with bridge Meanwhile i have 2 problems : No IP address ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How intensive is hostapd to run?

Some background to the question: A few weeks ago I set up a media server on my Pi 2 using minidlna, it was connected to my home network and could stream 720p 60fps video very well. I did, however, ...
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hostapd don't start at boot

i spend the whole day to understand how to use the raspberry (1 B+) as access point with the awus036nha with scratch, following this guide https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/...
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I need help trying to set up a media centre on my pi, I think I have an issue with my usb adapter

I have been trying to set up my Pi 2 as a portable media centre so it can stream to VLC on my iPhone on the go. I have been following this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=...
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hostapd is adding a route and default gw on wlan interface

I'm having a race condition where I'm starting hostapd before I'm able to set up my internet connection (through a GSM USB dongle). If this happens, hostapd is adding a route and default GW to the ...
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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 ...