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

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Access point IP range

I have 2 routers set up as access points on my network, with static addresses outside the range of the main router. Should I configure the IP range of the access points to be OUTSIDE the range of the ...
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WiFi: What's the range of my phone (not my AP)? [on hold]

When my phone (Nexus 5) "sees" the Wifi-Network, is it always able to use it? What happens if I have a very strong AP which sends for example 300m, can my phone send a signal back (to the AP) or isn't ...
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How can I get Windows 7 to rebroadcast a wifi network?

I am in a similar situation as this person: How to rebroadcast a WiFi signal? My apartment is annoyingly far away from the nearest community AP. I have purchased a long-range wifi dongle, which I ...
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Wifi 5GHz AP Mode: What does `no IR` means and can I bypass it?

I bought a Intel 7260-ac wifi adapter (support 802.11ac) and want to setup it in AP mode (hotspot) in 802.11ac but it failed. Then I noticed that iw list shows all 5GHz channels as (no IR) as below: ...
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Wireless Access Point powered by PC

I'm trying to use an old linksys router I found as an Acess Point. I'm one room away from the actual router so I wondered if my PC (running on win7) could "supply" the access point with Internet. I ...
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Make AP client connect to another AP

Is it possible to deauth client from my wifi AP and make it connect to another AP? Both APs can be trusted, only reason to do this is that I need to balance amount of clients connected to one AP. ...
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One Access point two SSIDs = seperate Networks?

I use an UniFi UAP access point and a non-wifi router. Everything in my home is hooked up to the same SSID on the AP. Only wired clients to the router are my NAS, Sonos Bridge and surveillance DVR. ...
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Behavior of LAN ports on Asus RT-N56U in Access Point mode

I currently have an Asus RT-N56U WiFi router used to serve a combination of wired and wireless devices in my house. To take advantage of some recently installed ethernet lines,I need to move the ...
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Netgear Access point unconfigurable, and not working (except for one device)

I am currently trying to tinker with my Netgear WG602v3, but am unable to reach the webinterface and it does not work for most devices. It was setup a while ago when we had the old ISP and a Telekom ...
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Very slow connection with Airbase-ng

I have got a RasberryPi (B+) running debian. I am trying to create my own wireless network where I can scan all the traffic. I am using Airbase-ng (1.2 beta3). When I connect my phone or ipad with ...
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How to create a wifi hotspot in Windows 7 + redirection to a local webpage?

Before diving into the question, some quick background information: I have built a small experiment which works together with a computer running Windows 7. On this computer, there is a small webserver ...
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Can't access DD-WRT router (E3000) set up as wireless AP

I have a Time Warner Cable modem/router; I attached a Linksys E3000 with DD-WRT as a wireless AP by following this guide: http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point Everything works, ...
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Does long-range Wi-Fi work well when traveling at high speeds?

We plan to have three RVs traveling together for several weeks and we would like to be able to work together during this time. We considered using cellular (i.e. 3G) and web-based services, but much ...
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Assigning same MAC Address to access points [closed]

I am working on a mobile application project which works on a local wireless network located on multiple different geographic locations(some supermarkets). In that for detection of that particular ...
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Why can't I get an IP address when switching access points until I reset the DHCP server

I read the article How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points? which is exactly how I set up my network. My main router with built in wifi, functions as DHCP server, then I have 2 ...
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Using an AP ssid when the client ssid is down

I have an access point with Openwrt installed. It let's me have multiple SSIDs. Everything works fine when i use the wifi radio as both a client and AP: one SSID connects to a router for the WAN, ...
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What could cause an 802.11n access point with multicast activity to crash when a wireless client goes out of range?

I have a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) and an LB-LINK wireless USB adapter serving as an 802.11n access point with WPA2, running with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server. On the Pi, I have a python script ...
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What is the relation between number of WiFi antenna and number of spatial streams?

As far as I know, 802.11n WiFi uses MIMO to increase throughput. It uses multiple Tx and Rx antenna (at both the AP and the client side) to send multiple spatial streams at the same time. The number ...
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Subnet bridging Raspberry pi access point

I'm trying to build a tool I can access using my smartphone or laptop to configure, administer, or diagnose equipment in the field where it is difficult to run separate cables and power to work on ...
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Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

I am trying to understand how long range Wi-Fi works. As far as I know, Wi-Fi consists of Tx and Rx. When a laptop is connected to an access point (AP), the laptop is able to receive data from the AP ...
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Could I use a raspberry pi as a wifi access point with Sophos UTM for uplink balancing?

I have a router box that's running Sophos UTM (which has an option for uplink balancing). I've already got a wired connection to my ISP, but also have a wireless connection to a different ISP that I'm ...
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Can't access router management of TP-LINK TL-WR842ND after setting as access point

I disabled DHCP on TP-LINK TL-WR842ND and connect it LAN to LAN to my base router in order to set it as wireless access point for wireless devices. TP-LINK received an IP address from base router. ...
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How to distribute wifi internet through router and access points

I want to make a wireless internet connection with an adsl modem which has no wifi option. So I want to connect a wireless router with the adsl modem and then I want to distribute it by connecting one ...
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Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...
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WLAN deployment in “crowded” areas: what kind of channel selection?

I do have quite a bit of confusion about what/how to best deploy a WLAN infrastructure in a quite "crowded" area. I'd like to pose a couple of questions, which anybody is of course invited/free to ...
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HP 6520 stops connecting to EnGenius ens202ext

We have multiple EnGenius ens202ext AP around campus and I connect our HP6520 printer no problem, Also connect iPads to AirPrint to the printer. Everything worked fine for about an hour. Then the next ...
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Engenius ENS202EXT multiple AP on campus Channel conflict? [duplicate]

I have 10 of these AP around campus, all about 75-200 ft apart from one to the other. I have had them set up on auto channel since I have had them but two of them have a couple issues. One of them ...
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implementing a mitm attack (deuath) on network clients to LIMIT bytes per second

good day all In short, I need to limit the network usage of clients on my home network, since there has been some high activity and I am not able to stream a p240 video on youtube/twitch, I wouldn't ...
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Can a PCIe wireless network adapter be used as a full access point, and if so how

I have a TL-WDN4800 PCEe (450Mbps) on my desktop (originally to connect to WiFi when I was living in a different house), and I would like to make this into a wireless access point (I have no need for ...
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Wifi not able to choose between the available APs

I am using my laptop to connect to a wifi network at office. The office setup is such that there are many access points set up at multiple locations in the floor. The place where I sit is in such a ...
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How many Access Points will be needed to accommodate 350 users? [duplicate]

In a few weeks, I'll be helping with the technical aspects of a conference. One of the things that participants will need is access to to documents, via a laptop as a document server (set up with MAMP ...
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Are there Ethernet Over Power WiFi Access Point devices? [closed]

I am looking for the following device, as part of my network configuration: An Ethernet over Power device, that once plugged into the electrical socket (which already carries data) will function as ...
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Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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DarkKnight RT-N66U - have “public” AP and private WiFi network sharing the incoming cable

I have an ASUS Dark Knight (RT-N66U) running Tomato (by Shibby) firmware, which I am currently using as a repeater for a very weak network. Since recently I have been given access to a wireless access ...
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Optimal Wi-Fi channels in 2.4 GHz

Everybody is talking about 1, 6 and 11 being the best channels. But nobody is differentiating between 802.11b, g or n. I found this illustration, which shows the channels that don't overlap for the ...
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tomato usb: Can't increase transfer rate above 54mbps in gui

Here is my setup: rt-n16 router v1.28.0502 MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N K26 USB VPN-NOCAT Set to N only 40ghz channel width I was fluctuating between 108mbps and 11mbps transfer rates and had an unreliable ...
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Wifi Snooping over phone [closed]

I connect to the wifi acccess-point at work, but recently I suspect that data on my phone is being snooped-out from my phone connected to my office's Wifi network. [Phone Model: Sony Ericsson Xperia ...
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How to create a dhcpd.conf file

I have followed the tutorial on this page to create an access point on an Arch Linux install. It seems that went mostly ok apart from an error from DHCPD server: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP ...
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How does my ISP knows that I am sharing my internet connection? and how to bypass it?

I am in a student residence hall.There is one ethernet socket in the room. I can connect my laptop to the cable, but how can I get internet in my iPad? It will be good to have internet on both of ...
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Configuring two nearby WLANs: should I use the same ssid? [duplicate]

I'm configuring a home network for basic internet use (ie don't really need connectivity between workstations on the network). My brick walls mean a single wireless router doesn't provide good ...
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TL-WN725N Access-Point on ArchLinux + Hostapd

I bought a TL-WN725N v2 wifi usb dongle for my Raspberry. Amazon read it would work out of the box but it didn't. So I followed several tutorials to have the driver working. Now the problem is to ...
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Wireless WLAN Transmitter for Desktop Computer? [closed]

I would like to know whether I can buy a Wireless WLAN Transmitter for my desktop computer in order to not use a internet cable to connect to the internet but rather via my router's wireless WLAN ...
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What hardware is necessary to provide WiFi for an outdoor business?

My in-laws own a campground and are looking to provide free WiFi for their guests. They are a small operation and are on a budget, so I have decided to help look into this. Here are some basic ...
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Wireless clients on an access point cannot see each other

I have my main router in the basement and a dlink dap-1360 access point on the second floor connected by ethernet. I've assigned a static ip to the access point. It shares the same SSID as my router, ...
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wifi usb adapter can connect to one, but can't connect to another wifi network

On the desktop computer I'm connecting to a wifi using usb wifi adapter. I have two available networks, my home network and the one from the neighbor. When I want to connect to my wifi network, it ...
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Is it faster cracking the wireless WPS pin code if I already know it?

Is it possible to fast crack if I already know the wps pin code? I am using backtrack 5, trying to crack use reaver. I was using this command: sudo reaver -i mon0 -b <targetmac> -vv --pin ...
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Setup a public access point

I am creating an Access Point for passengers at the airport. I am having 3G dongle connected to Windows 8.1 PC. The Windows PC is connected to a Asus n66u with "Tomato Firmware 1.28" through a wired ...
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How to configure OpenDNS for Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter in Windows7?

I have created a wifi adapter & can connect. But I would like to enable OpenDNS settings. If I enable it for LAN, when accessing through wifi it does not use OpenDNS server. I also tried it on ...
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Can a device connect to a new network with a previously used SSID and password?

Imagine I own two buildings, building A and B are 10 miles apart. I connect my device to the WiFi in building A (enter password etc) before heading to building B. Is there any configuration which ...
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How to setup Access Point (WiFi hotspot) on Debian

I'm trying to setup an AP got stuck. I'm using an Odroid U3 and the WiFi adapter is the Module 3 from Hardkernel. I'm also using a Debian Jessie. Not, I've got it to almost work: the Odroid has ...