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

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Managing multiple access point at once

I am planning to deploy some multiple wifi range extenders to the the very end for user in multi storied building. And this extender will be connected to 5 Engenius outdoor access point. As I will be ...
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Wifi Access Point instable in Fedora, KDE Plasma 5

I have two PCs (PC1 and PC2). Both have identical hard- and software and both are connected to the interenet via ethernet connection. As OS I have Fedora 23 with KDE Plasma 5. Using the KDE ...
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Solutions for connecting two routers to a switch

I have an ADSL modem (bridge mode) that connects to a router for providing internet connection all over my place. Some days ago, I bought a dual-band router expecting to get less interference at 5 GHz ...
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making one network with ISP modem & own router

I have a modem from my ISP, with 2 LAN ports and a wireless network. (let's call these network A and wireless network A.) I bought a TP-link TL-WR1043ND, that has 1 internet port, 4 lan ports, and is ...
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Can't connect Mac OS X to Sitecom 300N wireless gigabit router XR?

I've got a Sitecom 300N wireless gigabit router XR as my Wi-Fi access point. It works fine on various Android devices, my Windows laptop, and my iPad. However for some reason, my OS X macbook refuses ...
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Fine-grained WiFi Tx Signal Strength control on a accesspoint

I'm trying to reduce TX power on an AP in order to minimize area in which devices can connect to the AP. I've tried to do this by iwconfig command such as iwconfig wlan0 txpower 1mw but it didn't work ...
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How to use a repeater as wireless card?

I want to use a wireless repeater as wifi card for computer. I want to connect the repeater and computer using ethernet and i want the repeater to serve as a wireless card for computer running linux. ...
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Access Point Using PfSense

I am building a router that I plan to install PfSense on. I have never built a router nor used PfSense, although I have a good idea of how it works. I am going to use an ethernet controller for wired ...
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TrendNet TEG-S16D port to Unifi AP freezes causing connectivity loss

I needed more ports so I upgraded from a TEG-S80DG to a TEG-S16D (unmanaged switch btw) and started encountering this problem. The port which is connected to a Unifi AP is "freezing" causing all ...
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How to find Wi-Fi router boards/chipsets suppporting multiple BSSID?

I'm buying a stock router to flash with OpenWRT and I'd like it to handle multiple BSSID ("mBSSID"), not just multiple SSID. The best summary I've found of the reasons for this is a sketchy summary ...
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Archer C5 router as switch only

I have main router (192.168.0.1) and severals PCs connected to it, then I have another router (192.168.0.102 - this is the IP assigned to the router by the main router). I want to use the secondary ...
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udhcpd.conf for windows client

I have a embedded board running busybox that I want to use as a wireless file server. It does not connect to the internet. Using hostapd udhcpd and httpd it worked fine with ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 ...
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How to set up a Windows 7 laptop as a bluetooth access point?

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and with a good bluetooth interface, and with a very bad (and overloaded) wifi device. My laptop is connected to the network through a simple, IP-based home network ...
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TP-Link as AP using WAN Port (POE)

I have a TP-Link AP (TL-WR743ND). I need to make it act as AP but be powered from a single POE cable. The issue is that, to set it up as AP you need to use one of the LAN Ports instead. Which LAN ...
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How many routers do I need to support 3 vlans over a single ethernet connection

I have multiple rooms each with a single ethernet cable and will have a switch in each room connected to an AP for wireless access on 192.168.?, a teacher workstation on 192.168.2 and one or more ...
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Router vs access point

I'm trying to expand my home Wi-Fi as the wireless router my ISP provided is quite weak and my house is too big for it, so the Wi-Fi won't get to the living room. I already have some holes in the ...
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Is it possible to configure a Cisco AP1852 as Wireless bridge

Is it possible to configure a Cisco AP1852 as Wireless bridge? I bought 3 of these for a project where I want to use 1 as the base station and 2 as Wireless bridges for ethernet devices. I read ...
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Multiple Wireless AP Slow Internet

I have a hotel and 10 Tp-Link TL-WA901ND 450 Mbps AP and one router Tp-Link 300 Mbps. I have set up all APs following settings. All Aps are same SSID (DestinoPark), same password and Channel is ...
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can connect to ipv6 access point, but not communicate with devices

I am attempting to run a local ipv6 network and have gone through a number of tutorials, but with limited success. I'm running a server on the router/access point and it is the only device I need to ...
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Ubuntu Laptop as Access Point in order to connect to it

I know how to set up an AP on an Ubuntu (asdescribed here or here). The common setup would be s.th. like: I use one Laptop A as an AP to grant other devices access to the Internet. However, my ...
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How do I use TP-LINK TL-WR740N as a wireless extender for TD-W8950N?

I have: TD-W8950N TL-WR740N So I would like to use my TP-LINK TL-WR740N as a wireless repeater/extender (no cables). I want to connect couple of printers (with cables) to the TL-WR740N so that ...
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How do older non-MIMO standards like IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g make use of multiple antennas?

Let's say we have a wifi router which supports IEEE 802.11n, 802.11ac with 2x2 or 3x3 MIMO, and is also backward compatible with 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g. Given that 802.11a/b/g are non-MIMO ...
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Why after setting up a router as an access point I can't reach it anymore?

I have a Xiaomi mi router, and I have made this simple configuration: internet --- main router (with internet)------lan cable----xiaomi router I want to use the wifi from the xiaomi in another ...
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will a WAP work through a passive switch

I have a Comcast modem/router that currently provides internet to my house, but I want to upgrade and add a WAP and some ethernet drops around. I have set up networks before, but I have never done ...
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Do wireless devices such as smartphones transmit beacon equivalent frames such as APs do?

Can they be made to announce their presence somehow using layer 2 frames without them be connected to any network or access point? Can their MAC address be found?
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Configure (connect to) TP-Link EAP120

I'm shy for this question, but really I'm stuck with the TP-Link AEP120 access point. Are 3 new devices. Following the official docs (http://www.tp-link.com/en/faq-811.html) I turn ON the device, I ...
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Do I need any special device to use an AP over POE with a home router?

I am setting up a small network for my office, I have a ZTE F660 router which is provided by my ISP and I am considering buying a couple of LINKSYS LAPAC1200 with POE access points. My question is, do ...
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Multi storied house with multiple APs [duplicate]

I have a 4 storied house and wifi reception been really bad coming from a Time Warner Cable modem into a Linksys AC9700 Router on first floor. I bought 3 Linksys APs (300N) and want to put 1 on each ...
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Why am I not able to ping any host?

I'm running AP with hostapd and dnsmasq. Here's my dnsmasq.conf cache-size=0 port=53 domain-needed server=8.8.8.8 no-resolv no-hosts interface=wlan1 bind-interfaces dhcp-lease-max=640 ...
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Dnsmasq strange behaviour

I'm running AP with hostapd and dnsmasq. Here's my dnsmasq.conf cache-size=0 port=53 domain-needed server=8.8.8.8 no-resolv no-hosts interface=wlan1 bind-interfaces dhcp-lease-max=640 ...
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Access Point NetgearWG602 - set home page [duplicate]

I want that everytime someone connect to my wifi network, the first browser webpage is one that I can set via admin page. How can I achieve this with AP NetgearWG602? I dont have any experience ...
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Proper way to connect access point to a router (both potentially using DHCP)?

So this is baffling to me for some reason, and I'm sure the solution is quite simple. I have these three devices that make up my current home network: Arris SB6183 Cable Modem D-Link DIR-879 Router ...
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Ping Request Timeout when AP connected to the network

Currently I have Rv320 router connected to the internet e900 cisco Wi-fi router as Access Point conected with DD-WRT to the Rv320 Hp 1920 switch connected to the Rv320 The problem is that I'm ...
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Low transmit rate from distant access point

I have connected to a far away access point and the maximum link quality speed is about 65Mbps but the internet is pretty slow. The signal is 54% (good) but the link quality speed is about 11Mbps. Why ...
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Old Router as AP - choosing AP IP

My ISP modem/router is connected via powerline to a second router. On second router (AP) I have disabled DHCP, I have connected it with powerline using the LAN port (so not the port marked as ...
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Maintaining seamless connectivity between WAPs on a single ESSID

What is the most efficient way to keep mobile devices (laptops, Smartphones, tablets) passing between multiple WAP's in a small-medium sized office from losing their connection and seamlessly transfer ...
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Chromecast refuses to connect to wifi with MAC access filter turned on

Chromecast refuses to connect to a wifi on a router with MAC-access filter turned on, even though I have double/triple checked the MAC address and all other devices works. How can chromecast not ...
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hostapd client associates, does not receive IP address

I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi to use a realtek 8192eu wireless card but without much luck. I have compiled hostapd and the 8192eu driver. The bridge is set up using /etc/network/interfaces; the ...
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Edimax router not responding after about 2h after restart

I've recently bought two Edimax BR-6478AC V2 WLAN VPN Routers. The setup is: Modem: 192.168.100.1 Edimax 1: 192.168.100.2, running in Router mode, DHCP Edimax 2: 192.168.100.3, running in ...
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Wi-Fi extender randomly loses connection

I own a TP-Link repeater (TL-WA850RE) which connects via Wi-Fi to my main device (router & AP) and extends the range of my Wi-Fi to rooms that can't be reached by the AP of the main device. The ...
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How to create Wifi access point to share internet from wifi connection on the same adapter

I need to setup the following configuration: My nettop on Debian needs to connect to external wifi. And at the same time and using the same adapter - create an access point for my phone to be able to ...
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RTL8188CUS AP and Client mode simultaneously with hostapd in Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my RTL8188CUS Wifi dongle to run in both AP and Client mode at the same time. How can I do this in Linux? I have hostapd running fine and I remember reading ...
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Use DSL wifi router as access-point?

Have existing U-verse router with e-net ports and "b/g" wifi. Have an old SR350N dsl wifi "n" router. Can I add this to my LAN to be used simply as a wireless "n" access point? (Router has one RJ11 ...
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How to bind a WiFi to a computer in network with multiple access points with same SSID?

In our college premises we have configured multiple WiFi AP with same ssid and same authentication. At this point, the computer choose the best Access Point with good signal. The problem is, sometimes ...
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Can computers that use different SSIDs communicate?

I would like computer A and C be able to communicate with each other but they should not be able to communicate with computer B. Is simply making them use different SSIDs enough to get this done?
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What is the difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz channels

Why 2.4G channels are like 1,2,3,4,5 and why 5G channels are like 36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64 & what is main difference between them ? 4G & 5G for real user ?
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Accessing Mac computer-to-computer via Android device

I'm looking for a way to test my server (written in Java, but that's not the point) in the subway (yes, I like to code in the subway!) without Internet. I have a local copy of this server on my laptop ...
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connection is good but random slow wait times when browsing

My setup is like this Fibre optic line: Down 30Mbps, Up 5Mbps(yes my ISP limits it) Main router: ASUS RT66U (running Asus Merlin 380.55 Firmware) - DHCP Lease time 14400 6 Access Points : TPLINK ...
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Not able to access IP CAM on different wireless AP

I've set up a small home network with 1 wired router (TP-LINK TL-R860) and 2 wireless routers (TL-WR841N). Everything seems to be working correctly except for one issue... I have a wireless IP cam ...
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Multiple wireless networks, same SSID, different 802.11 standards

I've heard that you can have multiple wireless APs using the same network SSID, same passkey, and different channels to create what clients will see as one seamless wireless network. Is it problematic ...