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WiFi Protected Access (WPA) is a wireless encryption standard.

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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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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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Wpa_supplicant with openwrt router ‘could not read SSID from driver’

Arch Linux ARM was installed successfully on a Raspberry Pi3 which will be added to a small network. The first attempt at setting up wifi on the Pi3 failed, showing alarm wpa_supplicant[323]: wlan0: ...
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wlan0 wpa_supplicant and other

can't establish connection wia WIFI. Can't understant what I'm doing wrong: there is connection properties from my windows PC this is my /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf file ctrl_interface=/...
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ssh and wpa_supplicant.conf files not getting deleted on boot?

I am following this guide for the raspberry pi zero w: https://core-electronics.com.au/tutorials/raspberry-pi-zerow-headless-wifi-setup.html I've flashed the latest raspbian stretch lite to the SD ...
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Setting up ad-hoc wireless

I have pi 'A' setup to be an adhoc network and using dhcp3-server. /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.10.1.1 ...
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Raspbian wpa_supplicant problem

My old wpa_supplicant and interfaces config not work! /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 network={ ssid="MySSID" ...
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wlan0: carrier lost with specific router

so I've setup my Raspberry Pi Zero W with latest Raspbian img. Whenever I tried to connect it to the main router the syslog always says: Feb 17 23:20:36 raspberrypi dhcpcd[252]: wlan0: waiting for ...
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Wifi disconnecting on Raspbian Stretch Lite?

I've got an old RPi 1 Model B, that I'm trying to use as a Wake-On-LAN server. I've got it connected to Wifi with a DWA-171 USB/WiFi dongle and these drivers (the link contains a script that installs ...
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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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raspi 3b+ connect to secured wifi through powershell

I'm trying to connect my pi to a secured network through powershell. I connect from my computer to my password enabled wifi. I get the wifi profile from my computer and copy it to the pi. I then add ...
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Can' set up my wifi - my wifi is redirecting to an IP to enter User Name and password

when I connect to my student dorm wifi network over my laptop it opens a browser window and redirects me to an website where i must enter my user name and password to connect to the internet. I was ...
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Can't do anything related to wlan0 (Alpine Linux, Raspberry PI 3 B+)

I just bought a Raspberry PI 3 B+ some weeks ago, and I decided to install Alpine Linux due to it uses OpenRC and one friend of me recommended it to me. I have installed it only as diskless mode, ...
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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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Why is wpa_cli producing error “Could not connect to wpa_supplicant: wlan0 - re-trying”?

I am running 4.9.13-4-ARCH #1 SMP Sat Mar 11 14:16:01 MST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux and I am using systemd-networkd for the network in conjunction with wpa_supplicant, obviously. Running wpa_cli -i wlan0:...
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wlan0: link is not ready

I have had my pi3 for a while now all of a sudden I start to get IPv6: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready and stalls there ...
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Enabling WPS in wpa_supplicant on Debian (Raspbian Jessie) wpa_supplicant fails

I have a wireless network router setup under debian (jessie on a Raspberry Pi) with a fixed IP address, DHCP serving - and it all works fine. Now I want to enable the router (raspberry) to allow ...
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Inconsistent ifup

I'm working with a raspberry pi 3 running a fresh install Raspbian Stretch Lite. Basically my problem is that the pi inconsistently connects to our network. I've been running sudo ifdown wlan0; sudo ...
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wpa_supplicant errors in syslog after upgrade to Stretch

I just upgraded a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B from Jessie to Stretch, and everything (including WiFi) seems to be working OK, but one thing has me worried: Whenever I reboot, sudo journalctl contains the ...
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Error Connecting My Raspberry PI B+ to Wifi

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and trying to connect one to my mobile WiFi rooter. However there's an error that keeps me away from it for 10 hours. Please help me. Initial Situation Wireless & Wired ...
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Raspi doesn't connect with wifi anymore. What am I doing wrong?

I had the wifi on my raspi 3B working perfectly for about 2 years. I then saw I had two wpa_supplicant.conf files: /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf I briefly checked ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf file become empty

I did headless setup of the Pi 3B+ and what I've done was: Flashed the last OS on the SD card (Raspbian Stretch full 2018-11-13) Created two files in the root directory of the SD card: ...
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Wifi Connectivity — Pi 3 Model B

I have recently been unable to connect to wifi with my raspberry pi 3 (model B). I have tried a number of solutions to no avail. The networks button on the upper banner says "connection to dhcpcd ...
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Translation request for News re wpasupplicant during upgrade

During a routine upgrade (sudo apt-get upgrade), the following "news" appeared in my terminal window: apt-listchanges: News --------------------- wpasupplicant (2:2.6-19) unstable; urgency=medium ...
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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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Raspbian - wpa_supplicant.conf Country meaning

I'm a bit confused of the country property in wpa_supplicant.conf. In official Raspberry Wifi Documentation it says this: On the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, you will also need to set the country ...
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Some Raspberry Pis not connecting to Internet

I have a set of 24 Raspberry-Pi Zero W that I need to connect to a router (Netgear NightHawk AC2400) with SSID:NETGEAR30. I want all of them to connect on system start to the router. I have programmed ...
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Raspbian wpa_supplicant fails, which service to (re)start?

I'm using Raspberry Pi 2 installed with Raspbian (Debian Wheezy) ~ Release date: 2015-02-16. Every now and then wpa_supplicant dies on me and usually when I'm remote and I cannot do anything other ...
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connect a headless raspberry pi zero to a WPA2 Mixed WiFi network

I'm trying to connect my rpi zero in a headless mode into a WIFI network configured in a WPA mixed mode. More specifically I can get the following info from the router. Security-Mode: WPA2-Mixed ...
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connmanctl having problem with complex passphrase

The built in WiFi module seems to work fine, as it can connect to both of my open networks I created for testing, i.e. the 2.4GHz, and the 5.0GHz ones. If I set a simple passphrase (i.e. contains ...
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Connecting to enterprise network wpa_supplicant

I am currently trying to connect to an enterprise network through wpa_supplicant, I am using the file: /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf The network is PEAP MSCHAPV2 I am using this code I ...
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WiFi disconnects after period of time on Raspberry Pi, doesn't reconnect

I was finally able to get my Raspberry Pi connected to a hidden SSID network (WPA2 Personal) using the below settings (not using wpa_supplicant.conf). However, after a few hours it disconnects and ...
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Pi 3 Raspbian “stretch” (testing) disables wifi

I have a raspberry pi 3 (which has internal WiFi), running raspbian. I decided to run it as "testing", by changing the apt list. Now, I can't use WiFi. Whenever I use wpa_supplicant, it complains ...
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WPA Enterprise problem connect

The only way I've found to connect to an Enterprise AP is to modify the wpa_supplicant.conf file, adding this: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant update_config=1 country=IT ap_scan=2 fast_reauth=...
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/boot/wpa_config being copied with wrong permission

I plug the micro SD into my MacBook. I then save a correct /Volumes/boot/wpa_supplicant.conf with file permissions with 777 (default when creating files into the FAT partition). Then, when I move back ...
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What's wrong with this wpa_suppplicant.conf file?

I have an original wpa_supplicant.conf file which I tried to add a new network. Both have same owner (root) and same permissions 644. I just added one more network at the end (just for testing). ...
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Problem wpa_supplicant rapsberry pi 2

I've been having lots of problems with the configuration of a wireless stick in the raspberry pi 2 uname -a: Linux raspberrypi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 armv7l GNU/...
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wpa_supplicant.conf entries?

Every resource I have seen / used always say how to COPY or paste entries into wpa_supplicant.conf. The question is Is there a document actually explaining , in "5 W's" style, purpose these entries?...
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Wi-Fi Setup Raspberry Pi 3 with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) not working

I'm using wpa_supplicant with wpa_cli and manually entering SSID and passphrase to connect to network works without problems. When using wpa_cli with command wps_pbc it sees the WPS enabled access ...
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On a Raspberry Pi 3 running Stretch, how do I configure dhcpcd to call wpa_supplicant automatically and/or persist the connection through a reboot?

My /etc/dhcpcd.conf file is configured so that if I manually run this wpa_supplicant command from the terminal: wpa_supplicant -B -D nl80211 -P /var/run/wpaSupplicantPid.pid -i wlan0 -c /etc/...
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How do I fix this error with wpa_cli? (strace included)

I had an unfortunate pulling of the power plug on my pi and now wpa_cli isn't starting correctly. user@raspberrypi:~ $ wpa_cli wpa_cli v2.3 Copyright (c) 2004-2014, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and ...
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Spontaneous wpa_supplicant error

my Raspberry Pi has been connected to a wireless network for a while. It occasionally gets disconnected, but I've got a crontab that tests for connection and if there isn't one, reconnects, which has ...
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hostapd configured with wpa but running with wep

I have configured my accesspoint as WPA but it shows up as WEP secured on my laptop. My configuration is: interface=wlan0 driver=rtl871xdrv ssid=AnotherTest hw_mode=g channel=6 macaddr_acl=0 ...
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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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iPhone Connects to my 5GHz WiFi Access Point but not Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I just received my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with onboard dual band WiFi. I have a 5GHz Access point that my iPhone ( and MacBook ) connects to just fine. I am using wpa_supplicant on the Pi to manually ...
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Cannot set up WiFi on Raspberry Pi Zero W running Stretch

I have been trying to connect to my wireless network for several days now with my Raspberry Pi Zero W running Stretch (2017-08-16 release). I have read many threads on how to setup wifi, including the ...
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Raspbian: static IP for eth0 and dhcp for wlan0

I run a Raspberry Pi at our university (Raspbian Stretch). I use it for a project where it has to rely on WiFi. I configured the connection using wpa_supplicant and it worked perfectly well. Now there'...
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How to reset the WiFi configuration in Raspbian

The WiFi-related configurations are stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf file. For example, if WPS (WiFi protected setup) is succeeded by using wpa_cli command, the configuration ...
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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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Cannot get WiFi to work on PI 3 running stretch

I have 2 identical rpi 3 devices. Both are running the same version of OS, namely "stretch" version 9 (from the same source). They have slightly diverged via upgrades and updates. On one I can use ...