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

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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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How to allow all rights to perticular wireless adapter

I have a wireless adapter having mac address 00-21-5C-A1-52-0B. When password is changed, I want to make this device automatically connected to my router without any settings in this adapter or device ...
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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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RTL8188 AP and Client mode simultaneously with hostapd in Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my RTL8188 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 about ...
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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 ...
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Connect and sudden disconnect of ap-hotspot in ubuntu 14.04

I am having this problem since I first learned to create the ap-hotspot i ubuntu 14.04 to share my ethernet over wifi. To create this ap-hotspot I follow the following steps: Create a WiFi ...
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Troubleshooting Wireless Router: Is it bad or is it being impacted by traffic or a device

I have a TP-LINK wireless router. It has worked perfectly for months. Now it needs multiple resets per day. How can I troubleshoot it to see if it is flat out gone bad, or if somehow a single device ...
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how does one associate with an access point and further what is “association” with APs?

Lets say I am not associated with a router/AP. How do I "associate" myself with that router/AP? Further, what does it mean to be "associated" with that router or AP? Examples in the command line would ...
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Fixing Arris router errors

I was doing some configuration to my Arris DG860 modem/router Yesterday (changing the passwords) but when I press enter to save the settings it says the network is open in the router setup page I ...
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AP client mode DHCP

i got a Netgear WN604 which i want to use in client mode to provide internet connection to multiple wired pcs and powerline extenders but i got troubles with DHCP ip assignment. Let me explain: The ...
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Cant connect to devices behind TP Link and otherwise

I bought a TP Link N Router to use it as access point. My PC(10.0.0.10/24) is directly connected to my modem (10.0.0.138/24). The TP-Link(10.0.0.50/24) is also connected to the router. My Laptop ...
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Unable to ping Computers connected to two different Access Points of the same router

I have a D-Link wireless router with four ethernet ports. I have two Wireless Access Points enabled on my router. If I connect say PC1 and PC2 to two of the ethernet ports it can ping each other. If ...
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Bridging two wireless adapters in Windows, receiving signal in one and sharing the internet (starting hotspot) through the other one

I have Windows 10 Home edition, that came built in with my Acer E5-573G-56RG. The problem is that I cannot start hotspot through the netsh command. The Home edition users aren't allowed to do that. (I ...
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How can I trace where my connection is stalling?

My network setup is: 1 WAN 1 pfsense router 1 wireless AP running tomato About 9 wireless devices 1 wired connection from my AP to my desktop. Well starting yesterday, I ...
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If I have two devices(one router and one AP), can they be on different gateways or no?

Im building a pfsense box from my old pc. I'm going to use my current wireless router running tomato as an AP. Well my question is, can each device have two different gateways and still work? ...
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How to make raspberry pi into wireless access point (without internet) for local SSH?

I found many articles about how to setup a raspberry pi into a wireless access point. These articles basically use the pi as a wireless router. They let devices connect to the pi wirelessly and then ...
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How can I obtain the associated WiFi client list on a LinkSys WAP54GPE Wireless Access Point?

Firmware version is (as stated by the web interface): Firmware Version: 1.31 It seems there is no console open port: luis@Zarzamoro:~$ sudo nmap 192.168.4.245 Starting Nmap 6.49BETA4 ( ...
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How can I obtain the associated WiFi client list on a LinkSys WAP200 Wireless Access Point?

Firmware version is (as stated by the web interface): Firmware Version: 1.0.15-ETSI It seems there is no console open port: luis@Zarzamoro:~$ sudo nmap 192.168.4.242 Starting Nmap 6.49BETA4 ( ...
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how to extend router range with a secondary router

How can I connect a secondary router(ROUTER B) to primary router(ROUTER A) via wifi so that clients from ROUTER B can connect to clients from ROUTER A and vice-versa? here's an image of what I want(I ...
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Difference between wifi router and access point? Which is the better choice for my network

I wanted to know what is the difference between a wifi router and an access point because I want to extend my homenetwork which is currently using 3 wireless router(configured as APs) connected via ...
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HP Photosmart C4500 wireless printer not appearing with networks

I Have an HP Photosmart C4500 series wireless all-in-one printer. I'm trying to connect it to my Windows 8.1 64-bit PC which has a Gigabyte Bluetooth 4.0/WiFi Expansion Card (adapter) for wireless ...
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Which is the most minimal hostapd configuration which is going to work with common devices?

I have a home network, whose access point uses hostapd, which I compile from source. Which is the most minimal configuration which would guarantee connectivity to typical home devices ...
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Wi-Fi access point with login page

Currently I'm using hostapd and dnsmasq. And I want to add something like login page: user connects to ap, opens any site and my wifi/dns-program automatically redirects him to the login page till he ...
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Wireless Access Point (connected to pfSense) is only fast when using Double NAT?

I've been troubleshooting this problem for several days now and I am completely stumped. I have a cable modem connected directly to pfSense (dedicated hardware on SuperMicro motherboard). pfSense is ...
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Preventing Linux wireless adapter connecting to any other wireless access points except one

I've Googled this but just keep getting either Windows related results or results relating to authenticating to a known network. Basically, I have set my kids computers with Linux Mint and ...
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Choosing Wireless AC adapter to create hotspot

I have a computer with a built in Wireless N Card which is used to share an apartment ethernet connection. Connectify on Windows 10 does this for me. I bought a Wireless AC adapter and want to use ...
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Setting up router plus WiFi access point (same SSID) - roaming problems

Network: Internet <-> Router 1 (DHCP, WiFi) <-> PowerPlug <-> Router 2 in access point mode Both WiFi networks are configured with the same SSID. If a device (i.e. laptop or ...
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Access point with two wireless cards on linux

I am using my RaspberryPi running Raspbian to set up a wifi access point with two wireless cards. One of the two cards is a high-gain one, so it should work as some sort of repeater. I am following ...
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Extend wifi signal using WRVS4400N V2 router

I have a modem/wifi router provided by my Telco that provides spotty wifi coverage in the second level of my house. I'd like to use the Cisco WRVS4400N V2 router to extend the wifi signal in the ...
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Wireless routers as Access point using LAN-LAN but no connectivity through other LAN ports, and wifi works

I have followed every single step given in following page of DD-WRT page to setup a wireless access point. http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Wireless_Access_Point I have a belkin G router and a ...
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Max how many Mac Filtering Allowed?

I am using a TP-Link TL-WR740N Router. For my business purpose, I only want to give access of Internet to the specific people who are only my Customers (many in numbers). Now, my Question is, what is ...
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WiFi repeaters that duplicate the broadcast wireless signal?

I live in a house with many plaster walls and want a device that will duplicate the wireless signal sent out of an AP/router to act in tandem with other AP/routers on the same network. From the ...
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Debian- public wifi connection

I try to connect a public password-less wifi network. My /etc/network/interfaces file is auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-essid asd I did # ifup wlan0 But i couldn't get ip from ...
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Router reports different MAC address than iwconfig

The address returned by iwconfig is nearly the same - the first number is off by 2 and the last by 1. Does anyone know why I'm getting a different result depending on where I look? I happen to know ...
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Raspberry pi not setting up as wi-fi access point

I am new to Raspberry pi. I wanted to set up my raspberry pi as wifi access point so I tried the directions given at https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-raspberry-pi-as-wireless-access-point/ I ...
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Extend home router Wi-Fi range using a laptop with two Wi-Fi devices

I'm running Windows 10 on a laptop which has two Wi-Fi devices, the one that comes with the laptop and a USB Wisacom WS-HP1000 (RTL8187L) which I already had. As my router Wi-Fi range is poor I'm ...
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“Pocket Wi-Fi” to DD-Wrt in Wifi Client-Router mode, to PowerBeam M2 Client to PowerBeam M2 AP

Good day all, I have set up a network for my family in the Philippines because they have a mountain blocking their house from receiving cell phone internet signal. So down the street about 1 ...
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Windows 7 laptop showing network as unidentified

I have a Dell precision 4800 Laptop which is most of the time hooked up to the LAN at the users desk. Out on our production floor we have 4 Access Points, each on their own VLAN except for 1 which ...
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Connect to wifi while hosting AP on another iface

I have two wireless interfaces. wlan1 and wlan0. And I want to host some Access Point on wlan1 (airbase-ng and isc-dhcp-server) and redirect packets from access point interface(at0) to wlan0 which ...
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WDS and RSSI functionality in access point

I'm trying to find a router that provides WDS and RSSI functionality, but I feel a bit lost. Could you suggest me some hardware the has both? I'm trying Google but I always end up on articles about ...