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

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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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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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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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Cannot figure how to connect router directly to ISP modem box

I need help with the setup of a common home network. My current scenario: I live in an apartment in which one room contains the network connection box fitted by the building developer, which contains ...
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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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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 ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...
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Which layer of network stack does access point operate?

Which layer of network stack do access points operate? (My question also leads me to wonder Which device can create a new network?). My question arises when reading Tanebaum's Computer Network: ...
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How to connect WUMC710 to my wireless network as a bridge (WPS fails)?

If y try to connect the linksys WUMC710 AP to my WiFi network as a bridge (to extend the network) with WPS as the instructions says, it fails after the 2 minutes timeout. If I access the AP through ...
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How to setup a Netbook as Access Point (DHCP) and HTTP server in one?

I have been at this for two days now. What I'm trying to do is setup netbook A as an access point with HTTP server for clients ( Netbooks B C and D) Netbook A (host netbook) is running Windows 8 ...
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Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
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Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
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hostapd + Ubuntu 14.04 Driver Issue for TL-WN725N v2

I recently purchased a TL-WN725N v2 usb dongle so that it may be used for my Ubuntu virtual machine. My Ubuntu installation seemed to install the correct drivers when plugging in the usb dongle ...
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Cannot access windows7 hosted network from lumia 630

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. But my Lumia 630 but my phone can't connect to this except once(when I started the hosted network first time). Every time when i try to connect I ...
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Access point redirect

I've got a Raspberry Pi and I want to create Wi-Fi hotspot, but I need it to do this: when a user visits a specific site (any page or subdomain: *.google.com/* ) for the first time, he should be ...
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Accessing AP in a network

Do you have to reset AP to factory default to access it? We have several AP throughout the building. All goes to the same server (pfSense firewall). Now through Netstumbler I notice that some are ...
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Connectify-adhoc with signal strength of No signal?

I'm not sure if there is something wrong with my laptop's wifi adapter. It seems to function OK (can detect and connect to a wifi network. I can even use the aircrack-ng suit to DOS other APs, which ...
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Wireless Testing - Unable to change mon0 channel & mdk3 issue

I am currently learning about Wireless testing and have stumbled across a couple of little issues. The system setup I am working on is as outlined below: Kali Linux - 64-Bit (GNOME v3.4.2) Virtual ...
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Creating a big WiFi network with restrictions [closed]

I want to setup a WiFi network in a shopping mall that I work for. I think it will require about 5 access points (never worked with these). I want to limit the downloading to max 3GB/visitor and ...
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How to find the MAC address of access point that working on a roaming system

I’m working in very big oil and gas company. We have many many access points in our offices, each access point broadcasts 3 SSID’s. The access points with roaming system. On the back of each access ...
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WiFi Transmit Rate Fluctuates

I'm trying to figure this one out and I'm a bit confused. We've got a WiFi access point in a specific room in the office where we have about 3-4 people working and we'll see a large fluctuation in the ...
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Is there any way to log incorrect password attempts on WiFi networks

I'd like to monitor if clients attempt to connect to a WiFi network using an incorrect WPA key. Are there any access points that log such attempts? Is this something that could be observed with a ...
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Why does network go down when access point reboots?

I've added an Asus RT-AC68U set up in Access Point (AP) mode on to a gigabit network. Everything works fine until I reboot the AP. The reboot causes a 45 second disruption, when the AP initializes, ...
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Why can't I connect an Access Point to this Network?

A client hired me to install an Access Point to make his home network available via WiFi. The modem/router is a Motorola with the following specs (the list is based on observation as I don't have ...
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Using two wireless adapters windows 7 one to connect to internet other as an Ad-Hoc network

I have two network card. One is built in Intel Chipset on the motherboard. The other is an ALFA AWUS036NHV. I was wondering if it is possible for me to use the Intel Chipset for normal connecting to ...
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Does wireless traffic from a wireless access point have to go through a router?

Say that I have a wireless access point connected to a wired router and that there are two computers connected to the access point by wifi. If those two computers communicate with each other (e.g. I ...
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Turned wlan router into access point cannot connect to GUI anymore

I turned my Netgear WLAN router into an access point by turning of DHCP, creating this situation: Cablemodem > Router > Homenetwork > AP(WLAN) > MAC Since I did a lot of testing in the process I ...
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How to link hostapd to a physical wifi card via ethernet?

I want to separate the software and physical part of an access point into two different equipments. As a first step, I have installed hostapd in a ubuntu server machine. How can we link hostapd to a ...
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Need help creating an extra access point with second router

I recently upgraded my internet to 40mb/s. This meant I had to get a new modem (I had an adsl2 modem before that), and where I live you can only get them from your Infrastructure provider. I got a new ...
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How can I automatically connect to a wireless network with the strongest signal

Short background: I work at a manufacturing company and my users aren't the brightest when it comes to computers, when they lose connection to the wireless network they don't know what to do. We have ...
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Cisco VEN501-AT wireless access point password

I just got DSL from AT&T, and their gateway (router + modem, model 3801HGV) only supports 802.11b/g wifi -- which is kind of pokey at this point. (It's faster than the internet connection, but I'm ...
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Extend home network via wireless bridge

I'm trying to set things up so that devices can print wirelessly from anywhere in the house. However, they seem unable to find the network printer when connected to the downstairs access point. Any ...