Questions tagged [networking]

Questions about home networks, internet, repository issues or anything else regarding networks.

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Use Raspberry Pi as VPN gateway specific hosts on VLAN?

I've been trying to figure out how to do this for awhile now and I'm not even sure if what I want to do is possible at this point. I'm trying to update and simplify my current network while ...
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How do I use a Raspberry Pi to install OpenWrt firmware on a BT HomeHub 5a or PlusNet Hub One router

I have a spare BT HomeHub 5a clone (actually a PlusNet Hub One router). I would like to install the OpenWRT firmware on it, in order to reliably use it as a wired wifi range extender without a DHCP ...
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How can I create a bridge to eth0 with the following network configuration?

I followed this tutorial so I have a network with two wireless interfaces, wlan0 working as a access point and wlan1 working as a client from another router. How can I bridge wlan1 to eth0 without ...
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Wi-Fi transfers hang on Raspberry Pi 3

I was trying to transfer a 50 MB file to my Raspberry Pi 3 via samba and I noticed that after few seconds the transfer slows down until it stops, same thing via scp. It starts but after few seconds (5-...
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Can I span the SD card over IP like a USB device?

My issue is that I have 3 or 4 Raspberry Pis zeros, each with a 400gb sd card but I have a 500gb Bitcoin blockchain to store on it, that is growing very quickly. In theory, if I partition drive space ...
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Routing traffic with 2 VPN Gateways on RaspberryPi

I'm using Raspberry Pi to run OpenVPN client. I have 2 client connectios set up, using interfaces tun0 tun1 The raspberry pi uses interface eth0 to connect to the internet. Then I have USB ...
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How to route an ethernet connection from pc through usb to pi Zero W to create a wireless “access point” ? (see image)

The internet is full of tutorials about using a Raspberry Pi as Router or how to set up a WiFi bridge but what I am looking for is something special I couldn't find any useful information about. I ...
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Starting hostapd with script, interference from dhcpd

I'm trying to write a script that starts hostapd when called, but I don't manage to get rid of the dhcp client process: echo 'stopping wpa supplicant' systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service sudo ...
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LAN only works if connected directly to the router

I have this setup: A router in my living room that "feeds" all internet plugs. In my office the LAN connection works correctly with my PC and PS4 but my Raspi 4 does not detect any signal. However, ...
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UDP Packet Forwarding

I have a project where it requires me to control two drones and receive video streamings for both (udp packets) on the Host Computer (Ubuntu VM). The two drones are connected to my 2 of my Raspb Pis ...
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How to make Raspberry Pi a Tor router with all kind of network setup using systemd-networkd

I have looked for a way to connect to the Tor network transparently using systemd-networkd. I want just to connect to a Raspberry Pi by wifi or wired and get into the internet through the Tor network. ...
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Remote Access to Multiple Pi using Mobile Hotspot

I have a setup which has multiple Pi's connected to dlink router on the LAN ports. I want to remotely access the Pi over internet. I cannot provide internet to my LAN ports. Can I remote access the Pi ...
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Mount AirPort Time Capsule - Raspberry Pi 2

I've got a Raspberry Pi 2 on which I run Plex Media Server. Now I want to mount my AirPort Time Capsule, where I save all the movies and tv shows, to my raspberry Pi 2. Then I should be able to ...
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Pi Zero W Wifi repeater with OpenVPN

Im trying to setup a Pi Zero W as a wifi repeater with openVPN without using a USB wifi dongle, as a tiny travel router. I tried using this tutorial - by @ingo raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-a-wifi-repeater ...
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dhcpcd and dnsmasq in same Pi

I have a Pi 3 running stretch which uses dhcpcd to configure its one network interface, eth0. But it also acts as the dhcp server for my LAN, courtesy of dnsmasq. The dhcpcd.conf file spells out ...
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Broadcom 43455 WiFi adapter problems

Raspberry Pi3 B+ running Raspbian Stretch 2018-03-13 Broadcom 43455 WiFi adapter connects to network but won't pass any traffic. If I connect an Asus dongle, that works perfectly once I turn off ...
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Solving “RTNETLINK answers: File exists” when running ifup

I had this problem when I got my new Wi-Fi dongle and have seen a few people with the same issue. Basically when I have one interface configured and want to swap to the other one, it throws up this ...
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How to broadcast command across network?

I have an Apache server running on one Pi and also hosts a PHP script that gives the Raspistill command to take a photo. After running through the problems of permissions, I finally got the Pi to take ...
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Raspberry Pi3 Jessie will not reconnect after ethernet cable re-plugged

My Pi3 running Jessie loses connectivity after unplugging and plugging back the ethernet cable. It's literally driving me crazy. Hope you could shed some light here. Wifi is disabled in /boot/config ...
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ssh via USB while wifi is enabled and working (Pi zero W)

Is it possible to connect to the "Pi zero W" via usb-network, while wifi connection is already set up and working? My observation: 1.) initial Pi Zero W setup. Pi is attached to the notebook (OS: ...
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Raspberry Pi error when connecting to Firebase

When I tried from firebase import firebase running in the Python 3 (IDLE) and Thonny Python IDE, it gives an error likes this at the first line: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/pi/...
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How to use a Pi 3B+ as a “travel router” with both USB + wireless tether for multiple iOS or Android devices?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ unit that I'd like to use as a "travel router" to attach multiple networks to the Internet via any one of a few different tetherable phones a la the following diagram via ...
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No wireless interfaces found

I am currently trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to Wifi, but the UI is telling me "No wireless interface found". Here is my ifconfig : eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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Apache2 how to access .html file outside website root

I am trying to create a localhost website that has multiple links to redirect to other .html files on the raspberry pi. These other .html files and websites are located in a folder located at /home/pi/...
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Network interfaces boot order priority

Is there any way to set priority of network interfaces at bootup? auto lo iface lo inet loopback #iface eth0 inet manual auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.10.1 netmask 255....
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Windows 7 drops connection to shared folder on Raspberry Pi

Start Edit I'm connecting the Pi directly to my PC with an ethernet cable. End Edit I'm trying to share a folder that's on a Raspberry Pi (running Jessie Lite) with my laptop (running Windows 7) so ...
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Set static IP and default gateway using Python script

I'm creating a network testing tool (educational project) at work which is to be used by non technical staff. I have created a simple GUI with buttons for preconfigured IP addresses, of which I can ...
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Cannot get IP address. Cannot access /etc/network/interfaces

This is the first time I use my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Lite. Both my PC and the Rasp are on the same WPA2-personal network. I am trying to get an IP address for the Raspberry in order to SSH ...
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Setting up a local node-red server on RPi

I am interested in setting up a node-red server locally on a headless RPi. I expect the raspberry to host a local wifi network with the node-red server running on a static IP. I want to then access ...
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How many parallel server applications are too much?

I am curious what general recommendations are. I would like to set up the following application, ideally on one device (RPi4, 4GB): InfluxDB and Grafana PiHole PiVPN and SSH nginx (simple) ...
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Wifi cuts out after a few hours, have to restart Pi

I intend to keep an SSH and a Minecraft server up 24/7 (with the exception of the monthly server update). My only problem is, the wifi just stops working after a few hours so I'll have to manually ...
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Pi can't find Wifi Dongle Upon Turning On/ Rebooting/Ifup

I'm having lots of trouble getting my Raspberry Pi wlan*'s to work. I already have several Raspberry Pi 2's that work perfectly with the exact arrangement I'm about to describe, but this one I just ...
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Setting up bridged tun/tap interfaces on Raspbian Buster

I am running some SIMH emulators (think of them as vintage computer virtual machines) on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian buster, and I'd like to set up networking so that a two-way connection with the ...
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apt-get connection time out on pivpn

I have PiVPN installed on a Raspberry Pi (Buster). I can connect from outside my network to the system without issues, I can see local devices, and the internet is routed through the device (I can ...
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Headless Raspberry Pi 4 model B won't connect to internet via WiFi or Ethernet

I've been flashing and re-flashing my SD card to no avail. The annoying things is that it was able to connect to the WiFi network on first start-up, and then it decided never to connect to the ...
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Routing network through 3 interfaces

I got a Raspberry Pi 3 which I haven't used in a while, and have decided to boot it up with its built-in wifi card as its own Hotspot, and the official Raspberry Pi Wifi Dongle as an interface to my ...
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BerryBoot will not connect to any wifi network

Trying to get berryboot on my Pi 3B to connect to my WiFi has been a PITA. When connecting it says "connecting" for a few seconds and then errors with Error connecting or obtaining IP-address. Check ...
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Using a static IP for ethernet and DHCP for Wlan using dhcpcd

How would I be able to use my rPi with a fixed IP on the ethernet port and 'automatic' wifi? I've got the credentials for the known accesspoints, with priority stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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Setting up the Raspberry Pi as a client on a sever

I'm attempting to give my Raspberry Pi a static IP address on an ethernet network that I am controlling from a Windows machine. I want to be able to send my PI UDP packets directly from my server via ...
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Raspbian Buster Lite: couldn't communicate with wpa_supplicant

Just flashed a card with Raspbian Buster Lite on a Raspberry Pi 2, and ssh'd into it using an ethernet cable. raspi-config/wpa_cli can't communicate with wpa_supplicant (there's no /var/run/...
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Unable to connect to wifi--does nothing

I just purchased a pi 2 through the CanaKit, and I'm having some issues getting the wifi dongle to work. It scans for networks and finds mine, but when I put in the passcode and click "OK," ...
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Why does my pi using Cups print test pages fine, but nothing else?

I installed cups onto my pi fairly smoothly, printed the test page on cups, all good. Locate the printer (HP deskjet 960c) which is located inside the RASPBERRYPI network folder, all connects fine, ...
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Internet Speed in Pi Zero W

Internet speed on raspberry pi zero W is too slow. I've measured the speed in same way on my computer with same IP but the result is incredibly different. Test on raspberry, pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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On-premises Central Device Management tool

This might be a duplicate, but after a days of research I haven't found an answer to this. I'm looking for a device manager tool to which I can register tens/hundreds of Raspberry Pis located inside ...
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Does The Raspberry Pi 3 “Power Down” USB Connections When Not Used foa a While?

I use a Raspberry Pi 3b+ as a router on my home network between two subnets with the following adapters: USB->Ethernet : 10.0.1.0/24 USB->Passively Powered Wifi Antenna : 10.0.0.0/24 Occasionally I ...
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Locked out of raspberry pi with static ip

Maybe the solution is easy and I'm just stupid, but I configured my raspberry pi on my home router (192.168.0.1/24) using ethernet and gave it a static ip of 192.168.0.150. Now I changed places and I'...
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Connect Raspberry PI to internet with wifi smartphone tethering while also accesing Rpi's webserver from the same phone

The title is self explanatory. I wan't a standalone system in a raspberry pi that only access to the internet when you configure it from a smartphone, (accessing to rpi's local web server). I already ...
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Cannot resolve hostnames

I already tried How do I set up networking/WiFi/Static IP but without success. The IP address I would like to assign the pi would be 10.0.0.5. This worked well and at the time I am connected to it ...
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Why TP-LINK TL-WN725 (rtl8188eu) is not working in Raspbian Buster?

Can anyone tell me why rtl8188eu is not "just working" in vanilla Raspbian Buster? I was using Raspbian Stretch until now, and all I had to do to configure wifi with my network card after flashing ...
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Traffic Control using Raspberry Pi 3 B+

My router doesn't have bandwidth control per IP/MAC feature. I was wondering if there's a way to use my Raspberry Pi 3+ (that's already used as a pi-hole) to control the bandwidth for each IP/MAC in ...

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