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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static ip with wpa2-enterprise and wpa_supplicant

I am trying to connect to an office network using wpa2-enterprise and set a static IP in it. At the first time I connected with dhcp, got an IP, disconnected and added the following info: ...
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raspberry pi wpa_supplicant changes not getting saved

network in wpa_supplicant.conf keep comming back after I delete it. Below is my wpa_supplicant.conf file ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=IN network={ ...
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Create new secure ad-hoc network

I am trying to create a secure ad-hoc network generated from a pi 3b+ running Buster. I would like to have a password prompt to show up when I try to connect to the network on various devices. Here is ...
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Roboust Network connectivity

I want to run a headless (no monitor and keyboard) Pi 3a in the somewhat fluent environment (at home, in an Artist’s studio, on the attic of an cathedral). The Pi is controlling some Christmas ...
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Connect to wifi on book

I have a relatively fresh install of RetroPie that won't connect to wifi on boot. (I'm copying these configs by hand) /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf country=US ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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Detect captive portal without connecting to it

Is it possible to scan for networks and discern which ones are captive portals WITHOUT connecting to it? I'm currently using wpa_cli -i wlan1 scan wpa_cli -i wlan1 scan_result To get a list of ...
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Multiple Issues connecting pi to new network (ssh)

I have a rpi 4b that up until this point has worked fine on my old wifi network. I've had to switch ISP from Telstra to Optus and am on a new network (old network yet to be shut off). I only access it ...
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Problems when changing the wifi-direct password

I would like to create a Wifi-Direct access point where the board needs to act as the GO. I am using the following configuration file for wpa_supplicant (wpa_supplicant.conf): ctrl_interface=/var/run/...
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Configure back to normal wifi station after access point mode (hostapd)

I have set up access point according to the manual https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md on respberry pi 4b. It works fine. Now I need to disable AP ...
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How to connect an Android phone and a raspberry pi through wifi direct programmatically

so I have been working on the task of connecting a pi to an android via wifi direct for a while, and I was able to get it to work, using the information given in this question: Issue connecting ...
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Raspberry pi zero W not connected to WPA enterprise school network

I have been trying to connect my Raspberry pi Zero W to the school network. So far, it seems like I have it connected since the wifi icon is in blue, and the school network has a checkmark, although ...
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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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Issue connecting raspberry pi to android via Wifi p2p

I'm working on connecting a Raspberry Pi Zero W to an android device and having some issues. I think I am very close to getting it to work, but perhaps there is some small error. So I followed the ...
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How to invoke the existing persistent p2p Go on restart of device (to create auto connect)

I am able to connect successfully with the android device with the following wpa_supplicant.conf ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=root update_config=1 device_name=DIRECT-Pi ...
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Unable to Connect Raspbian Lite to Enterprise Wifi

for the last few days I have been trying to connect my raspberry pi 3B to an enterprise wifi network with little success. My wpa_supplicant.conf looks like: network={ ssid="(My Network ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W not connecting to WiFi

Context: I'm trying to set up pihole as per these two tutorials. I'm using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I created an SSH file which I added to the sd card. I also created a wpa_supplicant.conf file as per ...
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Choose a specific WiFi AP or Frequency

My router (Google WiFi) have 2 access points with the same ssid: a 2.4GHz and a 5GHz. It seems that multicasting between these networks is unstable, so I want my raspberry (buster) to force a ...
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Wifi disconnects after sometime

I have following code I am running on a Raspberry Pi Zero. It completes couple of iterations without any issues, after which it throws Temporary failure in name resolution error. All subsequent ...
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Is there a better way to fix messed up wpa_supplicant and interfaces files on Windows?

Hello I am very new to Raspberry pi having got a Raspi 0 only a few days ago. The only way I know to access any of the code is by ssh-ing from my laptop into the pi, but it worked and I was very happy ...
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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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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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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: ...