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

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How to configure my TP-Link Archer C9 router as an access point?

My ISP already provides a modem-router hardware, so I need to configure my Archer C9 as an access point. So I do not use the WAN port: I plugged my ISP router in a 1GB LAN port; I disabled the DHCP ...
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Commercial WiFi Setup [on hold]

what are the main requirements needed when setting up WiFi for commercial use. Please advice on the best billing application (open source preferred) as well as the best equipment to be used in the ...
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Force windows to select a preferred network as soon as it becomes available

I have vehicles with mobile broadband cards in them which provide a wifi connection for laptops in the vehicles. Once the vehicles return to our building, I need them to connect to the building wifi ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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Why would powerline adaptors work for direct connection but not access point

This is similar to this superuser question and I think pretty much identical to this question neither of which led to satisfactory answers. Basically I want to add a wireless access point to my ...
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Will a Modem -> Switch -> Access Point setup work?

So, I'm planning on chucking out my ISP's router because it's just plain not good enough. I'm planning on moving to a Modem -> Switch -> Access Point setup. I plan to have a DrayTek Vigor 130 ...
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Wireless router with ac mimo and DSCP prioritization?

I have a Draytek 2920n wireless router which supports DSCP prioritization which I use to prevent online backups killing by WAN connection, while still utilizing the full bandwidth. See ...
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How to connect to a specific AP in case of having duplicates?

I'm looking for a way to distinguish APs which have the same names in Windows 8.1. There are about 3 APs that have the same name and I'm looking for a way to connect to only one of them but Windows ...
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Authentication error when roaming from one AP to another

I have a LAN with two APs to access it from different locations. Both APs are configured to have same network name and password. From time to time, when some clients roam from one AP to another, they ...
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Will two access points (on one network) speed up Wi-Fi access for multiple clients?

If I set two (or more) wireless access points with the same network name and credentials, connected to the same LAN, will they speed up access or slow it down? (The LAN is 1 GB, so it is faster than ...
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Setting up two access point in the same modem

I have connected two Nanostation M2 in the same modem-router. The problem is that i have several disconnections in day. It seems like it rebooting. I changed all about hardware. Also i changed ip's ...
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Juniper WLA532E without WLC

I'm tired of low-quality consumer grade wifi boxes that seem to require reboots constantly. I was looking at these Juniper enterprise level boxes. However, enterprise WLANs are typically configured ...
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aircrack-ng shows non-existant ESSID

When I use aircrack-ng dump-file, I get a non-existant ESSID and can capture over 130,000 IVs, for example: # BSSID ESSID Encryption 3 00:25:7B:4C:32:17 sanws ...
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Setting up access point

I have a Tp-link WA701N Access Point, it was working fine. I wanted to change some settings, but unfortunately I forgot its IP address and login details, so I used reset. Now I can not access it. What ...
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Slow network performance on wifi access point connected through powerline ethernet

I have a home network with a router (dd-wrt firmware) connected to the internet that is also connected over a 200 Mbps powerline ethernet connection to another router (different make, also dd-wrt ...
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Set network card to AP mode in OSX

I am trying to do OSX's internet sharing from the command line and there doesn't seem to be a command for it, so I'm trying to do it manually by turning the network card to access point mode. I can't ...
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Getting dynamic IP although specified a static one

I have a Linux machine on raspberry that function as an access point. Linux raspberrypi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux And I have a DHCP server on it. in ...
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20 devices connect to AP but one, but that one connects to all other wifi networks but my own?

Need help with something that actually doesn't make any sense. TP-Link TL-WR743ND access point runs my home wireless network. It works great but... one device can't connect to AP. Something really ...
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How to disable LAN access for the wifi users

I have a wifi router which is connected on the network. The users using the wifi internet can access my LAN network. How to block the wifi users to access my lan network and system. How to configure ...
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My wireless interface can't see access point

I'm trying to learn how to manage wireless with my Ubuntu and so what I want to do is to enable my wireless from command line. What I have done is this: sudo ifconfig wlan0 up sudo iwlist wlan0 ...
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Can users of main AP access WiFi extender with different SSID?

Network: Router has SSID: AP1 WiFi extender/booster has SSID: AP2 (therefore two different SSIDs) Router and extender has the same WPA passwords (the only possible setting in the extender) ...
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DD-WRT AP with ethernet bridge

Good evening everyone! I'm looking to host a wifi access point using my DD-WRT (Linksys WRT54G) with a PC running Kali Linux 1.1.0 (Debian) to monitor the traffic. Effectively the traffic would flow ...
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Poor signal strength from Unifi AP

(Moved from Network Engineering Stack Exchange) I recently bought a Unifi access point to switch my home network over to wireless, however my devices report low to average signal from the access ...
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How to make same ssid's not to interfere each other

My machine is configured with 2 Access points with same SSID's 1.Aruba Ap 2 .Hostapd (wlan0_0 ) Whenever my machine connects to Aruba client is supposed to connect Aruba AP if not it should connect ...
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hostapd & dnsmasq Obtaining IP forever

I'm trying to set up a wireless access point using hostapd and dnsmasq but I can't get it to work. The AP works, but when I try to connect to it gets stuck on "Obtaining IP address". I see the ...
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Can't get VLAN trunking on ASUS RT-N66U and Tomato Shibby working

For simplification sake I am going to limit this discussion to four devices. I have a Sinicwall NSA220 Firewall/Router sitting at my gateway serving internet to the network. It contains 4 adapters. ...
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RAlink WIFI card on HP shows available networks, but can't connect

I have an HP ProBook 4540s (2014). Recently the WIFI card selectively connects to certain networks. Obviously I thought, okay, it might be that the AP's are broadcasting on a Channel the WIFI card ...
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connecting cisco Wireless controller and access point

I'm fairly new to cisco wireless networking, and I'm trying to connect am AIRCAP 3602i access point to a 2504 wireless controller. I've started off by configuring the wireless controller with a ...
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Draytek Vigor2925 router: I'd like to create a split wifi network that operates 9-5 weekdays

I run a coworking space and I'd like to hook a second WAP to my router and program it so it turns on and off automatically so we offer a 9-5 weekday network downstairs in the atrium of our building. ...
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Mystery: Can't authenticate to the wireless router; Router seems flooded; No packet transfer

Problem: I am 100% sure that I have the right password, and yet my router doesn't allow me to authenticate....sometimes. At other times, I can authenticate with the same WPA2 password just fine, but ...
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Is **Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software** necessory for setting up hosted network in windows 7?

Is Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software necessory for setting up hosted network in windows 7.? I'd like to uninstall it to free up some space if it does not have much use and is not related to hosted ...
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Why does my wifi access point keep cutting out every few days?

We've got the following network set up in the office (I don't know all the details, but this is what I know): A SonicWall Wifi router acts as a the gateway between the network and the internet ...
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Access Point Crashes When Using VLAN IDs on each SSID

I have a TL-WA701ND Access Point that supports multiple SSIDs (4) and also supports VLAN functionality. I configured it to broadcast 2 SSIDS (Main and Guest) and assigned a VLAN ID to each (1 and 2, ...
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Windows Hotspot has No Internet Access at Work

I am creating a hotspot from my wired LAN connection for my phone using mHotspot. It works at my home network but not at my office. I am using the same laptop on both networks. What is different at ...
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Reset Router - Old SSID Still Showing Up Even After Forgetting the Network

I was experiencing very slow WiFi speeds for a couple of days, so I reset my router to its factory settings via the router's settings in my browser. I noticed that after I did this, my network was ...
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Does switch interract with port Forwading and DHCP?

Using currently a "BT Home Hub 5" for my network. BT Hub 5 > Devices I would like to change my network to Modem > Switch > Devices What would be the impact regarding DHCP and Port ...
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Netgear N600 Router/Modem Access Point

I have a NetGear N600 Router/Modem that I used to use before I got a new router and modem. I've been wanting to get an ethernet connection into my room without having to route a cable across the ...
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Bridging Two Wireless Interfaces For “Repeater” mode

I've looked around quite a bit and can't really find anything putting all the pieces together. I'm using Debian and looking to connect to a wireless network and repeat the signal without using nat or ...
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Which WiFi channel and Channel Width can support more distance?

I am far away from the modem router and have a very weak signal. There is no other wifi signal, so could you please tell me which Channel Width (20mhz or 40mhz) and channel (2.412ghz or 2.484ghz) is ...
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Internet for Fake AP clients

I have been trying to set up a fake AP for testing purposes. I was successfully able to get airbase-ng working and set up a DHCP server for the clients to obtain IP address, which all works. My laptop ...
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Choosing specific Access Point in multiple point that uses EAP/PEAP

I'm viewing one hotspot with several points (different MAC Address) and found that one specific MAC have gives better speed than others, however I don't always get connect to that one (there are about ...
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Multiple AccesPoints: detect IP and force connection to specific one

I'm mounting a wireless network with one root AP and two more AP as repeaters. Walking around, devices can do roaming [sorry for my english!] between them. Suppose I'm in a place reached by the ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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How to configure Netgear WGR614v9 as a Wireless Repeater (without a physical cable)

I have a Binatone wifi router acting as my base station: Model: Binatone WR1500N2 LAN Port MAC Address 0C:D2:B6:37:02:F6 IP Address 192.168.0.1 DHCP ON IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 I have a ...
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what protocol is using for SoftAP?

I am using two NetGear A6210 to connect two PC(win7) via SoftAP. The two PC is point to point connected and can share file to each other. But the data rate which is shown on the status is 54Mbps, ...
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how to prevent wired connections from accessing configuration services of access point

I want to know how to prevent wired connections to an access point from accessing the configuration services of the access point (like to access 192.168.0.3) and making changes. I want to prevent the ...
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VLAN: Cannot connect to internet via AP mode

I followed the guide at http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8898 in order to setup a VLAN on my network. Currently, one port is on VLAN 10, all the rest are on the default. If I plug a ...
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Why does Windows 8 refuse to connect to my WiFi repeater even though it has a much stronger signal than the access point it repeats?

I recently installed a WiFi repeater in my small business. It is truly a "repeater" in that it does not broadcast a duplicate SSID or its own SSID, but rather is joined to the same SSID from the ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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Using a USB wireless adapter to secretly share wifi: would anyone know? [closed]

there's no wifi in our office so I'm planning to use a usb wifi adapter to share my computer's internet to my phone. However, I'm afraid our company's IT department might know. Would they? I mean, is ...