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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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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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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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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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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 config: country_code=IN ieee80211d=1 ieee80211h=1 interface=wlan0 driver=...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point in a standalone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 + 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...