Access Point is a device in a wireless network that performs the interconnection between all mobile devices.

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How to disable LAN access for the wifi users

I have a wifi router which is connected on the network. The users using the wifi internet can access my LAN network. How to block the wifi users to access my lan network and system. How to configure ...
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basic access point hardware [on hold]

I need an access point to which phones and computers can connect. Apart from this I don't need any support for internet or even any networking capability on this access point. Is there anything off ...
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My wireless interface can't see access point

I'm trying to learn how to manage wireless with my Ubuntu and so what I want to do is to enable my wireless from command line. What I have done is this: sudo ifconfig wlan0 up sudo iwlist wlan0 ...
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Can users of main AP access WiFi extender with different SSID?

Network: Router has SSID: AP1 WiFi extender/booster has SSID: AP2 (therefore two different SSIDs) Router and extender has the same WPA passwords (the only possible setting in the extender) ...
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DD-WRT AP with ethernet bridge

Good evening everyone! I'm looking to host a wifi access point using my DD-WRT (Linksys WRT54G) with a PC running Kali Linux 1.1.0 (Debian) to monitor the traffic. Effectively the traffic would flow ...
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Poor signal strength from Unifi AP

(Moved from Network Engineering Stack Exchange) I recently bought a Unifi access point to switch my home network over to wireless, however my devices report low to average signal from the access ...
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How to make same ssid's not to interfere each other

My machine is configured with 2 Access points with same SSID's 1.Aruba Ap 2 .Hostapd (wlan0_0 ) Whenever my machine connects to Aruba client is supposed to connect Aruba AP if not it should connect ...
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hostapd & dnsmasq Obtaining IP forever

I'm trying to set up a wireless access point using hostapd and dnsmasq but I can't get it to work. The AP works, but when I try to connect to it gets stuck on "Obtaining IP address". I see the ...
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Can't get VLAN trunking on ASUS RT-N66U and Tomato Shibby working

For simplification sake I am going to limit this discussion to four devices. I have a Sinicwall NSA220 Firewall/Router sitting at my gateway serving internet to the network. It contains 4 adapters. ...
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RAlink WIFI card on HP shows available networks, but can't connect

I have an HP ProBook 4540s (2014). Recently the WIFI card selectively connects to certain networks. Obviously I thought, okay, it might be that the AP's are broadcasting on a Channel the WIFI card ...
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connecting cisco Wireless controller and access point

I'm fairly new to cisco wireless networking, and I'm trying to connect am AIRCAP 3602i access point to a 2504 wireless controller. I've started off by configuring the wireless controller with a ...
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Draytek Vigor2925 router: I'd like to create a split wifi network that operates 9-5 weekdays

I run a coworking space and I'd like to hook a second WAP to my router and program it so it turns on and off automatically so we offer a 9-5 weekday network downstairs in the atrium of our building. ...
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Mystery: Can't authenticate to the wireless router; Router seems flooded; No packet transfer

Problem: I am 100% sure that I have the right password, and yet my router doesn't allow me to authenticate....sometimes. At other times, I can authenticate with the same WPA2 password just fine, but ...
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Is **Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software** necessory for setting up hosted network in windows 7?

Is Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software necessory for setting up hosted network in windows 7.? I'd like to uninstall it to free up some space if it does not have much use and is not related to hosted ...
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Why does my wifi access point keep cutting out every few days?

We've got the following network set up in the office (I don't know all the details, but this is what I know): A SonicWall Wifi router acts as a the gateway between the network and the internet ...
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Access Point Crashes When Using VLAN IDs on each SSID

I have a TL-WA701ND Access Point that supports multiple SSIDs (4) and also supports VLAN functionality. I configured it to broadcast 2 SSIDS (Main and Guest) and assigned a VLAN ID to each (1 and 2, ...
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Windows Hotspot has No Internet Access at Work

I am creating a hotspot from my wired LAN connection for my phone using mHotspot. It works at my home network but not at my office. I am using the same laptop on both networks. What is different at ...
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Reset Router - Old SSID Still Showing Up Even After Forgetting the Network

I was experiencing very slow WiFi speeds for a couple of days, so I reset my router to its factory settings via the router's settings in my browser. I noticed that after I did this, my network was ...
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Does switch interract with port Forwading and DHCP?

Using currently a "BT Home Hub 5" for my network. BT Hub 5 > Devices I would like to change my network to Modem > Switch > Devices What would be the impact regarding DHCP and Port ...
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Netgear N600 Router/Modem Access Point

I have a NetGear N600 Router/Modem that I used to use before I got a new router and modem. I've been wanting to get an ethernet connection into my room without having to route a cable across the ...
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Bridging Two Wireless Interfaces For “Repeater” mode

I've looked around quite a bit and can't really find anything putting all the pieces together. I'm using Debian and looking to connect to a wireless network and repeat the signal without using nat or ...
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Which WiFi channel and Channel Width can support more distance?

I am far away from the modem router and have a very weak signal. There is no other wifi signal, so could you please tell me which Channel Width (20mhz or 40mhz) and channel (2.412ghz or 2.484ghz) is ...
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Internet for Fake AP clients

I have been trying to set up a fake AP for testing purposes. I was successfully able to get airbase-ng working and set up a DHCP server for the clients to obtain IP address, which all works. My laptop ...
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Choosing specific Access Point in multiple point that uses EAP/PEAP

I'm viewing one hotspot with several points (different MAC Address) and found that one specific MAC have gives better speed than others, however I don't always get connect to that one (there are about ...
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Multiple AccesPoints: detect IP and force connection to specific one

I'm mounting a wireless network with one root AP and two more AP as repeaters. Walking around, devices can do roaming [sorry for my english!] between them. Suppose I'm in a place reached by the ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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How to configure Netgear WGR614v9 as a Wireless Repeater (without a physical cable)

I have a Binatone wifi router acting as my base station: Model: Binatone WR1500N2 LAN Port MAC Address 0C:D2:B6:37:02:F6 IP Address 192.168.0.1 DHCP ON IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 I have a ...
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what protocol is using for SoftAP?

I am using two NetGear A6210 to connect two PC(win7) via SoftAP. The two PC is point to point connected and can share file to each other. But the data rate which is shown on the status is 54Mbps, ...
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how to prevent wired connections from accessing configuration services of access point

I want to know how to prevent wired connections to an access point from accessing the configuration services of the access point (like to access 192.168.0.3) and making changes. I want to prevent the ...
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VLAN: Cannot connect to internet via AP mode

I followed the guide at http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8898 in order to setup a VLAN on my network. Currently, one port is on VLAN 10, all the rest are on the default. If I plug a ...
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Why does Windows 8 refuse to connect to my WiFi repeater even though it has a much stronger signal than the access point it repeats?

I recently installed a WiFi repeater in my small business. It is truly a "repeater" in that it does not broadcast a duplicate SSID or its own SSID, but rather is joined to the same SSID from the ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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Using a USB wireless adapter to secretly share wifi: would anyone know? [closed]

there's no wifi in our office so I'm planning to use a usb wifi adapter to share my computer's internet to my phone. However, I'm afraid our company's IT department might know. Would they? I mean, is ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...
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Which layer of network stack does access point operate?

Which layer of network stack do access points operate? (My question also leads me to wonder Which device can create a new network?). My question arises when reading Tanebaum's Computer Network: ...
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How to connect WUMC710 to my wireless network as a bridge (WPS fails)?

If y try to connect the linksys WUMC710 AP to my WiFi network as a bridge (to extend the network) with WPS as the instructions says, it fails after the 2 minutes timeout. If I access the AP through ...
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How to setup a Netbook as Access Point (DHCP) and HTTP server in one?

I have been at this for two days now. What I'm trying to do is setup netbook A as an access point with HTTP server for clients ( Netbooks B C and D) Netbook A (host netbook) is running Windows 8 ...
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Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
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DLink DAP-2310 wifi with internet access only?

I have a DLink DAP-2310 access point connected via LAN to a router (Fritz!Box) with internet access. I want to configure the access point to provide a wifi network that gives internet access only, no ...
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Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
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Making a Synology diskstation accessible via WLAN

tl;dr What do I need to get a Synology DS214 locked in a cellar room to connect to my Wifi/ethernet/DSL router (to which the DS414 and the clients are connected via ethernet)? The situation I have ...
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hostapd + Ubuntu 14.04 Driver Issue for TL-WN725N v2

I recently purchased a TL-WN725N v2 usb dongle so that it may be used for my Ubuntu virtual machine. My Ubuntu installation seemed to install the correct drivers when plugging in the usb dongle ...
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Cannot access windows7 hosted network from lumia 630

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. But my Lumia 630 but my phone can't connect to this except once(when I started the hosted network first time). Every time when i try to connect I ...
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Access point redirect

I've got a Raspberry Pi and I want to create Wi-Fi hotspot, but I need it to do this: when a user visits a specific site (any page or subdomain: *.google.com/* ) for the first time, he should be ...
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Accessing AP in a network

Do you have to reset AP to factory default to access it? We have several AP throughout the building. All goes to the same server (pfSense firewall). Now through Netstumbler I notice that some are ...
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Connectify-adhoc with signal strength of No signal?

I'm not sure if there is something wrong with my laptop's wifi adapter. It seems to function OK (can detect and connect to a wifi network. I can even use the aircrack-ng suit to DOS other APs, which ...
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Wireless Testing - Unable to change mon0 channel & mdk3 issue

I am currently learning about Wireless testing and have stumbled across a couple of little issues. The system setup I am working on is as outlined below: Kali Linux - 64-Bit (GNOME v3.4.2) Virtual ...
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Creating a big WiFi network with restrictions [closed]

I want to setup a WiFi network in a shopping mall that I work for. I think it will require about 5 access points (never worked with these). I want to limit the downloading to max 3GB/visitor and ...
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How to find the MAC address of access point that working on a roaming system

I’m working in very big oil and gas company. We have many many access points in our offices, each access point broadcasts 3 SSID’s. The access points with roaming system. On the back of each access ...
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How do I reach devices on a DIY wireless access point? (different subnet)

The wireless component of my router started suddenly flaking and dropping connections, so I improvised a WAP from an old netbook, wired to this router. I'm very ignorant about networking so I'm sure ...