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Maximum Wi-Fi clients on Pi 3 hotspot

Is there a maximum number of Wi-Fi clients for a hotspot on the Raspberry Pi 3 (using the built-in Wi-Fi chip: Broadcom BCM43438)? Regarding the software, I'm using hostapd to manage the Access Point ...
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How do I configure wpa_supplicant with default iPhone SSID?

Newer iPhones will broadcast an SSID in hotspot mode as such: My Name\342\\\200\\\231\\s iPhone I observed this SSID in the GUI. When I grab the SSID via the command line: $ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan ...
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Open Splash Page After Connecting to Wifi Hotspot

I'm using my pi3 to display a local "website" as described here Making a Raspberry Pi 3 accessible w/o configuration via WiFi and static IP/URL. Therefore, I'm creating a hotspot with the pi. This ...
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Can I make a WiFi hotspot out of my Raspberry without it having an internet access?

I have made a Xamarin app for Android and WP, which is basically a music player, with the ability to sync music between devices, similar to Spotify, but it's used to sync music that you have ...
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Ubuntu Server 18 Wifi Hotspot setup

I've switch my Rpi 4B (with raspbian) to ubuntu server since will be used as a portable WLAN web-server. My main objective is to set up an hotspot to access the local websites in the raspi. I got ...
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Can the Pi "official" WiFi adapter do simultaneous Client/AP modes?

I want to a setup where my Raspberry Pi acts as a WiFi repeater, connecting to a WiFi network if available and rebroadcasting it's own network. In this way, my mobile hotspot could come and go, but ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge / Internet sharing Raspbain Stretch Lite

I have a scenario where I have a cellular Wifi hotspot modem also known as 'MiFi'. The problem I am encountering is all the tutorials I have come across are mostly outdated or purely just don't work. ...
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Making a wifi hotspot maintaining internet connection on the RPi

I followed this tutorial about making a wifi hotspot with a RPi 3 successfully. I can connect to the hotspot and have internet access on my devices, but I don't have internet access on my raspberry pi ...
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Making Raspberry Pi a wifi hotspot

I followed the following tutorial https://frillip.com/using-your-raspberry-pi-3-as-a-wifi-access-point-with-hostapd/ and I am successful in making my Pi3 an access point. The internet connection from ...
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raspberry pi hotspot script not working

I use RaspberryPi 3. I would like to make it a hotspot if it can't find RaspbarryPi 3 auto wifi hotspot if no internet. The tutorial shows a code to edit rc.local file. Please find my code of rc....
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Connect to public wifi hotspot

I need to connect to a public wifi hotspot with a Raspberry Pi. The wifi is open but I have to authenticate through a webpage (e.g. on mac a window open with Join "Wifi_network" or on Android "sign in ...
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How to blacklist devices on a raspberry pi 3 router setup?

I've recently set up a raspberry pi 3 as a simple wifi router, using: Ubuntu 16.04 hostapd dnsmasq I've followed the following tutorial and all went pretty smooth: https://frillip.com/using-your-...
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Wifi hotspot with redirect to HTML

I'm trying to create a wifi hotspot with my Raspberry Pi B+ that redirects the connected devices to a specific HTML page, hosted on the Raspberry. I can create the hotspot following this tutorial. Is ...
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Creating a hotspot and connecting Pi to the internet over WiFi?

I would like to create a WiFi Hotspot using the Raspberry Pi. It does not have to provide a internet connection to the devices which are connected. But the raspberry Pi should still be connected to ...
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WEP WiFi Hotspot

So I want to use my DS online again, and what I need to do is get a router with WEP seurity, or a router without security. So I decided to use my Pi 3 B as a WiFi hotspot. But all the stuff I find is ...
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Raspberry Pi 3: own Wi-Fi network (without internet)

Here I explain better what I would like to do with the Pi. The Raspberry 3 Pi has Minibian installed and serves as a controller for a robot that needs the Wi-Fi connection to work properly. Up to ...
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Create WiFi Access Point with Hostapd

I would configure my Rapsberry Pi B to create a WiFi network in bridge mode (without DHCP daemon on raspberry). I followed this Guide Use Your Raspberry Pi as WiFi Bridge. My wlan adtpater is Alpa ...
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Setting up Bridged VPN using: RPi 3G Hotspot router + openvpn client to connect to home RPi OpenVPN server

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ which is working as a hotspot using a Hologram Nova usb ppp0 device where it receives Internet from and routes the internet through WiFi and Ethernet. This Hologram usb ppp0 ...
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TOR enabled hotspot

I've been trying to set up my raspberry Pi 4B with TOR and then use it as hotspot but none of the tutorials I follow work for me, maybe because they are all for older versions. Please keep in mind I ...
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WiFi network usage shows more than Ethernet usage

I have created a hotspot in raspberry pi(hostapd) and i have connected my mobile. I am downloading an app in mobile,let say app size is around 11MB.I am started running a network monitoring command in ...
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setup wifi hotspot with 4G hat [closed]

I have bought a 4G hat for my raspberry pi 3B+ (the sim7600 waveshare for europe) and followed these instructions for setup. It is running the latest version of raspbian and I have internet on the ...
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making WiFi adapter run in dual mode - STA and AP

I am trying to make RaLink RT 5370 WiFi adapter run in dual mode - station as well as AP. I have tiny core linux installed on PI, built on top of 3.18.10 linux kernel version. I have been able to make ...
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RPI3 Raspbian Stretch regular connection on wlan0 AP on wlan1

I'm trying to make a very simple setup with my RPi. On the on-board standard wlan0 I want to connect to my home network normally, using a wpa_supplicant file this works very well. Now I'm having ...
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Can you configure a pi zero so it gets internet and ssh access from both PC and Android?

For college, I have been tasked with a project where I have to give wireless connectivity to a sensor, and to collect the wireless data on the field and present it to the user I would like to use a ...
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Wifi Hotspot problems with wifi driver

I’m trying to get a wifi hotspot set up on the Pi and am using the Broadcom Wi-Fi Adapter with USB hub. I'm not sure what driver to put in hostapd.conf file, any help would be great. This is what I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ WiFi hotspot with hostapd Failed to start Advanced IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator

I have this: /etc/default/hostapd DAEMON_CONF="/etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf" /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ssid=HOTSPOT hw_mode=g channel=6 ieee80211n=1 wmm_enabled=...
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wpa_supplicant connects to wifi but gets no ip

we are facing a weird issue. Basically, wpa_supplicant tries to connect to wifi network, and apparently succeeds, but it can get no IP address. We are using a Raspberry Pi Zero W to generate an ...
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HOSTAPD & DNSMASQ Hotspot Port forwarding my PC

I have a raspberry pi 3 and I'm currently using it as a internet hotspot: I use a ethernet cable to get the connection, and the WiFi card to share it. (Eth0 --> Wlan0). The only problem with this is ...
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Using an additional WiFi dongle to create WAP and switch

I followed the answer to this question: Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle To have my 3 B+ act as a WiFi hotspot where wlan1 connects to the internet (WAN) and the pi ...
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Rpi3 Access Point/Hotspot Connects but no Internet

I have been hunting the internet and using quite a few different guides to attempt to get an Access Point setup to work. I am at a bit of a crossroads with my setup. The main thing I am trying to ...
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Share 4G USB Internet on Raspberry Pi 4 over WiFi and Ethernet

I've already set up my RPi 4 as a hotspot using dnsmasq and hostapd, using a USB 4G modem to connect to the internet. This is working as expected, I'm able to connect other devices to it and get ...
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Cannot SSH to EC2 whilst using iPhone hotspot

My Rpi needs to connect to an EC2 instance. This works fine when the Pi is connected to internet using ethernet or my home wi-fi, but stops working when connected via an iPhone hotspot. I'm using a ...
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Static IP on eth0 is not assigned if the cable is unplugged

I have configured a static IP on my PI 3 adding this in dhcpcd.conf : static ip_address=192.168.1.200/24 static routers=192.168.1.1 static domain_name_servers=192.168.1.1 It works well when it is ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi 3 B to Android 4G hotspot

First off, let me explain, I'm completely new to the Raspberry world and Linux commands. Heck, I haven't even bought a Raspberry yet. (very green) I'm into coding web applications (Java, PHP, HTML), ...
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Unable to assign IP address to client using udhcpd

I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi3 as a WiFi hotspot. I've used three different sets of instructions after complete reloads and cannot get any of them to work. I can see the RP3 in my list of ...
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How to connect with SSH to RPi through hostapd hotspot?

I have created a hotspot on my RPi with this tutorial. This hotspot is working well, but now I want to control my RPI with SSH from computers connected to this hotspot. When I try to connect, the ...
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How can I create a WPA2 Wi-Fi hotspot with NetworkManager?

I have a project for which I'd like to automate configuring the network settings on a Raspberry Pi. I can create a WPA1 hotspot very easily with the following bash one-liner. nmcli connection add \ ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 + USB data modem as a Wi-Fi Router

I have a USB data modem (Huawei E3131) and a RaspberryPi 3B+. I would like to use the Pi as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Pi connects to the internet via USB data modem and creates hotpsot for other devices. So, I'...
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How does 'iptables rules table' work with hotspot?

I'm using iptables rule for censorship. I created hotspot.When I try to connect website on raspberry with mother network, It's working. But I try on pc with hotspot my iptable rules isn't working. ...
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spy urls on rpi hotspot

I have setup a rpi wifi hotspot which I can switch on and off using NodeRed. I use it to control my kids internet access time. Trouble is, I have no idea what they are looking at and they seem to be ...
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How to convert a Layer 3 VPN to a Layer 2 VPN?

I have been back and forth with some users here about creating a VPN using my Raspberry Pi 3 as a hotspot (OpenVPN client) but being able to bridge it to my other Rasperry Pi 3 at home (OpenVPN server)...
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Making a Raspberry Pi 3 accessible w/o configuration via WiFi and static IP/URL

If you buy a new wifi router you can access it wirelessly at a predefined IP or URL without reconfiguring your local network. I want to achieve the same thing with the pi3. The aim is after ...
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Maximum Raspberry Pi 4 WiFi hotspot clients

I have configured Raspberry Pi 4 as a WiFi hotspot with hostapd on Raspbian Buster. I connected 10 clients, no problem. I want to use it as a Free WiFi. So, I concern to know how many clients could be ...
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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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Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W simultaneous AP and client

I have seen many tutorials on using a Raspberry Pi Zero W as a simultaneous WiFi AP and client such as this one on Hackaday and this blog post, but these tutorials don't seem to work on the Raspberry ...
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Host wireless hotspot with internal Wi-Fi chip

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3 model B which runs Raspbian Jessie. I'd like to host an SSH or telnet server on it that my phone can connect to, even when the Pi is not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular. I ...
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Hotspot from wlan0 to wlan1 2 wifi adapters

I've 2 wifi adapters and I'm searching to find a valid method to create a hotspot connecting it to my wlan0 interface That is connected to the internet via wifi. I've found some tutorials/articles but ...
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Switch Raspberry (RaspAP) from an AP to a Wifi Client in a script

Switch Raspberry Hotspot "RaspAP" (wlan0) to a simple Wifi Device via a script What is missing #!/bin/bash # This script will stop the RASPAP Hotspot (AP+DHP) and will Switch your ...
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How to create two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi with usb adaptor

I'm using my Pi as a WAP (wireless access point). Is it possible to have two separate WiFi networks coming from the same Pi? I bought a usb adaptor that supports 8 APs, but I can only get one wap ...
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Created a Raspberry Pi 3B+ Wireless Hotspot, how can I extend the hotspot via Ethernet

I have successfully created a WiFi hotspot for my RPi 3B+ using a Hologram Nova and the embedded WiFi card on the Pi. However I realized that the ethernet interface has disappeared and cannot extend ...
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