Questions tagged [wpa-supplicant]

wpa_supplicant is a software implementation of IEEE 802.11i supplicant for almost all the major Operating Systems including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris etc. It is compliant with WPA2, WPA and older Wireless LAN protocols

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In remote setup, how can I accurately put an apostrophe in the SSID name for wpa_supplicant.conf file?

I'm trying to setup a raspberry 3 B+ headless by writing a wpa_supplicant.conf and adding to the boot directory of pi. However, my pi keeps not connecting to my internet, and I believe its because my ...
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Raspberry Pi w/Buster dynamic AP and Wi-fi client

I have managed to setup my Raspberry Pi Zero W to work in both AP and Client mode simultaneously using this great guide. Using wpa_cli -iwlan0 (no sudo), I am able to scan, connect and save networks ...
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Certain WiFi connections are greyed out and not accessible

Certain WiFi connections are greyed out and not accessible on Raspbian. I did try to modify the wpa_supplicant.conf but the changes don't seem to work. Does anybody know the correct way to add a WiFi ...
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Timout during ifup with multiple WiFi interfaces on Kali Linux

for my project I need two WiFi interfaces connected to a Raspberry Pi Zero W running Kali Linux (not Raspbian – anyway both are based on Debian). The onboard interface wlan0 shall not connect to any ...
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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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Setting up MotionEyeOS (Based on Raspbian) wpa_supplicant is connecting me to the internet, but I can't use the local IP to get to the login screen

So my Zero W is accepting the wpa_supplicant, and connecting to the internet, and is visible on the routers connected devices page with the same IP. However, when using a different device (like Fing ...
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wifi/wlan password only in memory not on sd-card after start

Is there a way to place the wpa password on an USB stick, boot the raspberry and remove the USB stick afterwords such that the wpa password resides only in memory?
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How to switch between GoPro WLAN and Home network WLAN?

In my setup I want to switch between my GoPro camera WLAN (to control GoPro camera) and my Home WLAN (to send recorded images by mail). I tried to use the script described in How to switch back and ...
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dot1x 802.1x wired eth0 wpa_supplicant auto-start

Is there a possibility to start wpa_supplicant every time when the network connection comes up? I am able to Secure the network connection manual, but not automatically. My /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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wpa_supplicant.conf not working with my laptop wifi with pi-zero

I have 2 raspberry, one 4 and one Zero W. The second one is headless and I use it via ssh from my laptop using my home wifi network. My goal is to emit the wifi via hotspot on my laptop (ubuntu 18.04)...
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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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Raspberry Pi 0W V1.3 Doesn't Connect to WiFi

I've been trying to set up my Raspberry Pi 0W V1.3 headless. I only have the possibility of connecting a monitor, but no keyboard/mouse. I downloaded a fresh version of Raspbian Buster lite (Release: ...
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How to set up an Access Point / WiFi Repeater to connect through Bluetooth?

I had successfully set up my raspberry pi as an access point as WiFi repeater followed this guide: Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with a bridge. I would like to set up my raspberry pi ...
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Can't Forget SSID, Even after rm from wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to forget an SSID from a new Raspberry Pi 4. I need to get it connected to a hidden network in our house, but it grabbed a public guest network first by default, and now I can't get it to ...
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Headless wpa_supplicant etc/wpa_suuplicant vs /boot

I was trying to set up a headless Raspi 3 by putting my wpa_supplicant.conf into rootfs/etc/wpa_supplicant/, but it only started working once I put it into the boot partition. I thought the OS would ...
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Raspbian Buster ignoring wpa_supplicant [closed]

I'm pulling my hairs out over what should be a simple network switch. I moved into a new home and we got a new router. To switch my Pis I booted up my old router, connected to the Pis (one 0W and a 3B+...
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As Access Point (WiFi Repeater): How to set up multiple WiFi/SSID

I had successfully set up my raspberry pi as an access point as WiFi repeater followed this guide: Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with a bridge. I would like to set up my raspberry pi ...
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As an Access Point (WiFi Repeater): how to set up multiple WiFi/SSID

I had successfully set up my raspberry pi as an access point as WiFi repeater followed this guide: Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with a bridge. I would like to set up my raspberry ...
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How to disable Acess Point mode (Router/Repeater)?

I set up raspberry pi 4 with this tutorial : Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with bridge. How do I turn off ap mode and how to enable it again? When I plugged in ethernet port, the pi ...
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RPi 2: Could not communicate with wpa-supplicant

Like the title, I updated the Raspbian from Jessie to Buster, and when I restarted my Pi 2 Model B, wlan0 suddenly not associated, I noticed that could be my Wifi dongle problem. But when I get to ...
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will not boot after edit to wpa_supplicant.conf

I added another network setup to the wpa_supplicant.conf and then did a `reboot. The pi boots to a point where it failed with a message about Bluetooth unable to complete. I am unable to get to a ...
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Android won't connect to RasPi access point

I have managed to turn my Raspberry Pi into an access point following these instructions: Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle However, everything connects to the access ...
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wpa_supplicant: sync channels between two wireless (virtual) interfaces

I'm working with a raspberry pi zero w with a stripped down distro - NARD, and I would like to use two virtual wireless interfaces, one running in AP mode (service network) and the other connecting to ...
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On GUI-less Pi 4B, wifi fails to connect every 4 or 5 boots

I'm building an IOT device on a slightly modified raspbian (kernel preempt is enabled) on a pi 4B 2GB without a GUI (runlevel N 5) and relying on wpa_supplicant to make and maintain a wifi connection. ...
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Trouble connecting headless Pi 4 to Wifi

Running the latest download of Raspbian, trying to set up headless. I did the ssh file and wpa_supplicant.conf, but it didn't show up on the network. So I've plugged it in with an ethernet cable, and ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf second network not saved when using wpa_cli

On multiple RPis I have the same issue - once I have a /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf with a single network configured, using wpa_cli to add a network does not update the configuration file ...
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assigning static ip on intial boot to raspbian

I know we can have raspbian connect to local wifi if we copy wpa_supplicant file to location were boot.txt is in sd card, and even enable ssh by copying ssh file to the same location, but how can we ...
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wpa_supplicant instantly drops EAP connection citing “reason=2”

I'm trying to connect to an EAP network by configuring wpa_supplicant using a configuration that works for another Raspberry Pi connected to the same network. wlan0 connects then immediately ...
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How to connect Pi 4 to WiFi AP that requires web page logon

SCENARIO I have my headless RPi 4 running Raspbian Buster Lite setup as a NAT router, using the internal antenna wlan0 to connect to the WAN, and an external USB antenna wlan1 with its own SSID. I am ...
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eduroam wifi login RP3b vs RPI4

I was wondering if there is any difference with the RPI3b and the RPI4 to login to eduroam network (WPA-EAP)? I have 3 rpi3b and i connect to eduroam without any issue. On th RPi 3B I have Raspbian ...
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systemd-networkd DHCP ethernet configuration using wpa_supplicant for eap-tls

I am having trouble making a connection to internal corporate network on my Pi3. I currently have Ubuntu Server 19.10 installed and am using NetPlan to manage the systemd.networkd configuration. What ...
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Multiple WPA Supplicant Files when trying to connect to hidden wireless network

I tried to follow some online tutorials to get my Pi to connect to a hidden network. I used the command: sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf Prompting this: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Connects to WiFi but Immediate Disconnects

I've got a Pi0W. I've also got a WPA2 Enterprise Wi-Fi network set up with TTLS. My other Pis (both Pi3B+) can connect with my current setup just fine. The logs of my Pi0W are akind to the following: ...
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Specifying wireless network name with accent in wpa_supplicant.conf?

How can I configure /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf to connect to a network that has an accent in its SSID? The name of the network is of form Réseau de XL1. If I use sudo iwlist wlan0 scan|...
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Socketcan interface stops responding when there's no WiFi

Starting the can0 interface using command: ip link set can0 type can bitrate 250000 restart-ms 100 in /etc/rc.local This works perfectly whenever the pi zero connects to a recognized WiFi network. ...
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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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RPi 3 B+ will not connect to hidden Wifi

I have two devices, both are B+, one is a rev. 1.2 the other rev 1.3. I have configured one SD card and when used in the rev 1.2 it connects without issue to the hidden wifi network. However, when ...