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

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How to find out if a linux machine was connected to a certain wireless access point ?(wireless connection history)

I am trying to find out a piece of log that states that a machine was connected to a certain wireless access point sometime in the past. Where exactly does linux store this information.(some file in ...
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Dual WiFi Access Point Setup with Android

I have 2 identical (model, firmware, etc) 802.11n WiFi routers acting as WiFi Access Points by having both configured with the same SSID, password, security type, etc but different wireless channels ...
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Is it possible to use an optimum provided netgear WNDR3400 as an access point or switch?

I recently purchased an Asus RT-N56U gigabit router to replace the netgear WNDR3400 router provided to me by optimum, I had the idea to use the optimum router further down the line, in my room as an ...
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Wireless frequency jammers

So I have to access points, the first one is on the station and the second one is 30m away. The station should receive video from a couple of IP Videos and one IP Camera. I use 2 access point which ...
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How to configure a DD-WRT (micro) secondary router to prevent LAN access on a specified schedule?

I have a NetGear WiFi router configured as the main gateway for internet access in my home, and a secondary router (a Linksys wrt54GS loaded with DD-WRT v24-sp2 micro), configured with a different ...
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RADIUS and Active Directory

I have an ASUS RT-AC66U Wireless Access Point. It has the option for a RADIUS server. Does this work the same with Active Directory? I have Windows Server 2012 R2 DC and it has the LDAP service ...
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Linksys E2500 works as access point

I have 2 wireless routers: a Belkin ADSL router where I receive the internet from ISP via cable, and a Linksys E2500. Is there any way that I can make the Linksys router an access point? Or something ...
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android 2.3.6 wifi does not show list of AP [migrated]

After I switch default storage from Internal memory to External SD card, the wifi manager of Android 2.3.6 does not show the list of available AP most of the time. I tried to delete ...
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How do I share internet for Hyper-V clients and Wi-Fi hosted network?

I am able to share my internet connection with either Hyper-V clients (using virtual internal switch) or the hosted Wi-Fi network clients but not at the same time. Is there a way to share an internet ...
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access point wifi + linux

I have been succesful creating a wifi access point in linux. I have used hostapd and a dhcp server. I have also used a static address using the command: ifconfig wlan0 10.10.0.1. I would like to use ...
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Accessing router access point with dynamic IP

I added a Linksys wireless router and set it as an access point (which gets IP automaticall). How can I now access it's settings panel? I don't know the IP. I looked in the main router's devices ...
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How to extend wireless network via LAN and not wireless?

See diagram I have an Edimax RW-7228apn wireless access point. It has LAN IP of 10.0.0.1. I have recently bought a TP-Link TL-WA830RE Wireless Range Extender to give me extra wireless coverage. I ...
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Bypass hardware wireless lock

I just bought a new laptop (Notebook X551CA-SX032D C1007U/4GB ASUS) and installed Arch Linux on it. Once installation was finished, I tried to get on wifi (I bought the laptop so i can "go outside and ...
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How to install wireless access point EDUP EP-2906?

I 'm trying to install wireless access point device EP-2906, on my Desktop PC running Windows 7. Here is the installation guide. Page 7 says how I can set up it's IP address, but I can't find ...
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Requirements for bridging LAN over WLAN

I need to connect a rear to a front house, cable is not possible. The front house has a Cisco WRVS4400n router, providing 2 SSIDs - SSID1 in VLAN1 and SSID2 in VLAN99. The rear house now needs VLAN1 ...
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What Wifi USB adaptors could work in __ap and station mode at once

I followed these instructions and still can't get AP working on the same interface. I have these devices: Ralink corp. RT3060 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R is giving me an error: RTNETLINK answers: No ...
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Accessing Internet via Two Wireless Access Point

I have three modem at home. One of them is getting internet from electricity from my house and can't be used as a wireless modem. And I have another one, getting internet from the first one, ---DHCP ...
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Channel overlapping vs overcrowded

In my area i can detect 41 different AP, almost every channels are in use and there is no way to avoid channel overlapping. i try to choose the standard channels (1,6,11) and keep having slow internet ...
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Routing access point internet through PC on same network

I have just bought a Cisco wireless access point (Cisco Wireless-N Access Point WAP4410N). It is connected to the same network as my computer. My devices can connect to the access point and get ...
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FVG318 used as a Wireless Access Point

My apologies in advance: I am a software developer with just enough networking knowledge to get into trouble :) So I had a cable modem/router setup through my ISP right in my office. They sold me on ...
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What controls the node connections when multiple access points with the same SSID are present?

What would govern the nodes connected to a wireless network when I have multiple access points that use the same SSID for roaming? I believe there is a command that shows the associations in Cisco IOS ...
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Setting up a wifi hotspot with brctl and hostapd

I am trying to set up a wifi hotspot using brctl and hostapd on Debian GNU/Linux but it seems it does not work. The steps I follow are the following: echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward brctl ...
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DD-WRT: How To Do Multiple APs on Wired Network?

I've been following the page on the DD-WRT web page for linking routers as WAP's (wireless access points, both connected through a wired connection) [1], and I'm finding the following issues: I ...
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mDNS Name Resolution: failing for certain routers

I recently wrote code for an 'embedded device' that resides on my local network. The code I wrote allows the device to respond to mDNS hostname resolution messages. I can use avahi command line tools ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) hangs

I am sharing my Wifi internet by creating a virtual network through the following commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MyWifi key=XXXXXXX netsh wlan start hostednetwork It works ...
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Vlan with multiple switches

I have an Asus rt-N66U with Tomato 1.28 115-EN. My goal is to separate wired and wireless traffic, so what I would like to do is attach this router with two HP 24 port managed switches. So I have ...
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How to find ip address of my Asus RT-AC86U in Access Point mode?

I'm using an Asus wireless router model RT-AC68U and can connect fine to the internet using it wirelessly. I configured the router to be an Access Point, but having done so, I can no longer locate ...
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Why should the SSID be the same when installing multiple access points?

I understand that the best practice for installation of multiple wireless access points (in a home environment for example) is to give them the same SSID, but why is this the case? Why not give them ...
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Networking overview

I've been reading about networking hardware and network technologies recently, but I still can't quite link everything together. The route: Internet -> Modem -> Router -> Wireless Access Point ...
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can not to connect to my printer on the same access point

I have a router and an access point setup. my access point ( engenius ecb 300) which is located at the second floor is utp-wired to my router which is located at the first floor. My printer is in ...
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Wifi extenders: sharing private subnet

Apologies if this is a duplicate, it probably vaguely overlaps other questions. I want to create shared folders among home computers and laptops etc. running windows and linux (workgroups / samba). I ...
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Adopting 802.11n, how to set it up for simultaneous dual band

I'm looking into upgrading my current Tomato ap to a 802.11n compliant access point initially using DD-WRT x86 until pfsense 2.2 alpha is out because pfsense 2.1 doesn't have 802.11n support. I'm ...
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What technology to use for home network

I live in panel-house (cube with concrete walls, reinforced with steel) which is part of bigger block. Recently I have successfully setup wifi network through the flat, but at the recieving end I have ...
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Access point with whitelisted site

I need to set up access points for our customers. Each customer will get its own access point. On each access point the visitors can connect to the wifi since its open and not password protected. ...
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Bridged routers - can route one way but not the other

I have a SKY router (D-Link DSL-2640S) which is my main router and a TP-Link TL-MR34220 which is connected wirelessly to the SKY one. I have OpenWRT on the TP-Link. I have a Raspberry Pi and a WD ...
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Setting up a LAN with multiple APs

I need to setup a network, and I guess I need some advice. Basically, the physical setup is like this: Our house has two floors. Telephone connection is at 2nd floor. No wired connection between ...
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Does a limited bandwidth homespot affect the bandwidth of my personal network?

I have 4 networks at home: a 5 GHz network and a 2.4 Ghz network from my own router, a 2.4 Ghz network from the router/modem of my ISP and another 2.4 Ghz homespot from my ISP, intended for other ...
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Issue with second router

I have two routers – 1 is acting as a true router, 1 is acting as an access point. Downstairs I have a Netgear WNDR 4300. This router is plugged into the cable modem and has several computers ...
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Clients connected to dd-wrt AP's cannot be discovered from primary router

I have two dd-wrt devices, one acting as a switch (connected by EoP), and one as an AP (connected by CAT5e). Clients connected to the AP can view the whole network, but clients connected to the router ...
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WiFi UDP unicast vs. multicast speed

From what I have gathered UDP multicast / broadcast over WiFi will not yield the speed as one would have thought. What about UDP unicast over WiFi? Can anyone confirm that the latter will have a ...
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Why do I lose my 3G connection when I connect to my new wireless access point?

I've just bought a TP-LINK Wireless Range Extender (Model TL-WA83ORE) to use, for now, as just a pure access point, to link up my notebook, printer, and phone, without troublesome and messy USB ...
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Which 5Ghz channel to use?

My "better" router has 5GHz channels - 36,40,44,48,149,153,157,161 My not so much better router has 5GHz channels 36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,100,104,108,112,116,132,136,149,153,157,161 I am ...
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Unifi AP - setup and configuration

So I am trying to replace the wireless Access points in an Office. The APs they already use have static IP adresses (do not use DHCP) and are dlink dwl-2100 AP. I am supposed to replace with them the ...
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Replacing wireless routers (APs)

So... I've landed a part time job helping out in the IT department of a small business, and I have been tasked with replacing the existing wireless routers (dlink) with new ones (Unifi AP). The ...
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Router - How to set up User Portal Web page?

I'm really not sure if this is the correct place to ask this but here it goes (suggestions if this isn't the correct place): I was wondering if it was possible to to do the following with my router: ...
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Using two routers in one network

I have a TP-LINK WR740N. My neighbor is using my Wi-Fi network but the signal is weak, so now I am trying to connect a second router (D-Link DIR-615) to the network in order to boost the signal ...
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Arris DG860A and ASUS RT-AC66U to cover two floors [closed]

I have an Arris DG860A modem from my ISP with built in four port switch and wireless N. I also have my own ASUS RT-AC66U wireless router. How can I configure both of them to get the best wireless ...
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Server 2012 Hyper V & Virtual Hosted Network

I'm running Server 2012 R2 on a machine with a cabled ethernet connection as well as a Wireless network card. I have Hyper-V installed and the Virtual Network Switch is set up on the Cabled ...
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Virtual Wireless Setup

I'm running two Debian machines and I would like to set up a network between the two. I want one machine to act like an AP running HostAPD and the second to connect to it. The problem is, where I'm ...
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Router in front of Bell modem drops out TV

Ok, I live in Toronto, Canada and I signed up for Bell's FibeTV service (includes phone & internet ofc). They had their wireless router sit in my living room which is connected to their Modem in ...