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

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Duplicated SSID shown suddenly with open Warning

Can somebody tell me what happens in the following situation: I normally connect to one of my neighbours' SSID. Most of the time, everything is ok. But sometimes, i got disconnected with no apparent ...
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Problems with Sinus 1054 DSL router

I´m currently trying to create an accesspoint on my home network using an old Sinus 1054 DSL router. The first attempt worked fine but as soon as I tried to change my Wifi password the router does't ...
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How to improve link performance in multiple unicast

In an indoor environment, I have more than 10 clients are connecting to an AP, pinging 50000 byte of packet size. Then I add another 10 clients, pinging 50000 byte of packet size. After running few ...
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Cannot access devices connected to primary router from access point

I have two routers set up for my home network. One is the primary router (which also serves as a modem). Running from a LAN port of this router is an ethernet connection to the WAN port of the other ...
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How to improve multicast in AP

I have more than 10 clients are connecting to that AP, pinging 30000 size packet. After 1 -2 hours, start to see 1-2 devices encountered tx-ccq low% (eg. 1 - 5%). Is this issue related with ...
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802.11ac AP link with 802.11an Client

if my AP setup is 802.11ac wireless profile 5.8G 80MHz channel spectrum bandwidth; my client setup is 802.11a+n wireless profile 5.8G 40MHz channel spectrum bandwidth would it have any problem in ...
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Connecting a Wireless Access Point to a modem?

I don't have a router. The modem works perfectly (Arris TM1602) with wired connections. The access point (Trendnet TEW-230APB) is broadcasting the SSID, but my laptop cannot connect to the wireless ...
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Concurrent users for an 802.11ac AP

In theoretical and practical, how many concurrent users (4 Mbps each) should have associated to an AP which can deliver 802.11ac, 1.3Gbps of bitrate?
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ipv6 ping failure from AP end [duplicate]

AP configuration setting: br-lan Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 04:F0:21:1E:CB:BC inet addr:192.168.0.249 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::6f0:21ff:fe1e:...
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Need help logging on to 192.168.1.1

trying to reset my security password- and same problem as listed- tried using admin for admin and password for password at http://192.168.1.1 but seem to have locked myself out. What should I do to ...
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Assigning IP addresses and subnetting on a home network

After 4 days of trying, googling, and tearing my hair, I have managed to bring down the internet at my home. I needed to implement the network as follows, however my efforts have managed to bring down ...
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Internet connection drops

I have 2 CPE APs connected together, first access point connected to the LAN port dhcb disabled AP ip is 192.168.1.200 utp cable from switch - second CPE(comfast) is connected to the first as a ...
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WiFi AP for 40 users with video streaming

We are setting up a class room where 40 students can have access to a media library via Android tabs with WiFi access. My questions is how much users can a wifi ap handle? and if every student ...
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Wire connection with repetitor

At home I have only 3 ethernet points from fiber, one is using a router do give wireless access. the other 2 are not been used. As the wireless signal is week in many points of the house, I could ...
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mDNS stops working when plugging access point in to outer network

UPDATED with some corrections and additional facts July 17, 2016. The Access Point is a Linksys E2500, not a Netgear as originally stated. I also tried to be more clear and explicit about what works. ...
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How to safely turn off EAP controller and my TP-LINK EAP110 Access Point so that it does not disconnect the access point?

I have a TP-LINK EAP110 Access Point. It is connected to my ADSL modem and NETGEAR WiFi router. Everyday we need to turn the PC, router and access point off. And whenever we start them again in the ...
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Is it possible to improve Wi-Fi speed by connecting to the same Wi-Fi AP with two separate cards?

I have a weak connection and I have an antenna Wi-Fi card. Is it possible to get an improvement in speed if I connect both cards to the AP at the same time?
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Wireless Networking: WDS Bridge vs AP/Client Bridge

Everything I've read/seen so far leads me to believe that the answer to this question is that these are just two different means to the same end. However, just to be 100% clear, I'm going to ask ...
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Wireless Mesh or just renaming accesspoint

I'm a newbie for these kind of things so forgive me if I say something wrong :) suppose we have 3 access-points and they all have physical cable back to server, I want to have 1 expanded network (SSID=...
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Is it better to choose a more-crowded WiFi channel or one with a strong competitor?

In this other SuperUser question, the consensus was to stick with WiFi channels 1, 6, or 11. But what if two of those channels (channels 1 and 6, for example) are both very crowded, but the other ...
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dnsmasq requires a restart of the networking system on BeagleBone Black (Debian 8.5)

I am currently trying to configure a BeagleBone Black running debian 8.5 as a WiFi Access Point. The programs used are hostapd and dnsmasq. I've made huge progress, in principle the access point is ...
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Super Slow (latency + speed) Wireless AP's, Suggestions?

Looking for some advice, we have: Router: Asus RT-N66U, 2.4ghz wireless is disabled 2 Engenius ECB350 Access Points configured on Channel 6, 20mhz HT mode, 1 on each floor (900 sq ft each) - both ...
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Access Point mode in USB WiFi adapters in Windows

Some USB Adapters, for example, many of the chips such as RTL8191SU, have option to set mode to either Station, or Access Point, or Soft AP. In Station Mode, it acts just as a WiFi client. In ...
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Windows 10 adhoc connection and DHCP control

I have set up my hostednetwork and it's all working really well with static IP addresses. I have my main laptop (running windows 10) running and FTP server via IIS and I have attached devices ...
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How can I limit bandwidth to users on a wireless hotspot on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu laptop (14.04) which is connected to the internet via Ethernet. The internet connection is shared using wireless AP on the same laptop to which mine and some friend's phones connect. I ...
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Wifi access point no internet connection

Situation There's a intranet with access to the internet. However, you can only gain access to this network, and therefore the internet, if your device has a whitelisted MAC address. This is no ...
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Devices connecting to WAP can only get self-assigned IP

My router, a Netgear DGND3300 from Costco years ago, won't issue valid IP addresses when being used as a WAP in my home network. Devices used are running either iOS or OS X. The network consists of ...
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Should I Use AP mode in my router?

My ISP gave me a very old Arris modem/router with very bad WiFi. So I bought a NETGEAR AC1750 router. Now I have it connected it to the firstmodem/router to give better wifi to my devices in my house. ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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Universal repeater mode with WWAN failover

I like to create a local WiFi network for a bunch of devices, that connects to the internet via another Wifi AP or UMTS WWAN, if the WiFi connection fails. As there are many devices in the local WiFi ...
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Use TP-Link Archer C7 as extra switch and wireless AP

I am definitely not an expert when it comes to home networking. The current wireless setup in my home is as follows: I have one device from the internet provider in the house that acts as router, ...
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No default gateway in Engenius router. Cannot configure Access point

I am trying to setup my Engenius router. This you can do by connecting the Ethernet cable from your laptop to the router. When you're setting up your Acces Point you need to set, according to the ...
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Sharing connectivity from Netgear A6210 to office using Netgear N300 router. Possible?

Context: Windows 10 Home; small office I have been trying quite unsuccessfully to share the connectivity from a Netgear A6210 around the office. I had thought that I could connect it to a spare pc ...
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Roaming between Access Points, incorrect routing?

Network setup My current network setup is as follows, a Main Router followed by a series of two Access Points: Router <---> AP1 <---> AP2 The two access points are routers wired via ...
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How to measure latency on wireless network, while 4 users are on Webex session?

Users are complaining that Webex session [4-5 users] on a wireless network has bad quality. How to measure packet loss and document what causes the bad reception? Thanks.
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Router won't re-offer DHCP

Wondering if this "as designed" or a bug in my netgear router. I have an AP connected to the router (via EoP) If i connect to the router SSID, get an IP then disconnect and connect to the AP SSID I ...
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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 Connection-...
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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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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 ...