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

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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 in Ubuntu 14.04 to share my ethernet over wifi. To create this ap-hotspot I followed these steps: 1. Create a wifi connection ...
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Multiple access points with single SSID, unable to roam from one to the other

I have four access points at home all of them wired to a non-intelligent switch which is also wired to the internet access router. The DHCP and NAT service is provided by the Internet access router ...
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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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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) hangs

I am sharing my Wifi internet by creating a virtual network through the following commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MyWifi key=XXXXXXX netsh wlan start hostednetwork It works ...
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Games consoles won't connect through the TP-Link TL-WA500G Access Point

I have several Laptops and other devices, all using my Wireless Router (Sky Digital Netgear). To extend the range to the back of the house, I purchased a TP-Link TL-WA500G Range extender, configured ...
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Wireless adapter randomly chooses to set encryption

Using Windows XP SP3, updated drivers yesterday, "Belkin Wireless G+ MIMO" or something router + adapters. But specifically: When the Encryption says enabled, the network connects fine. When it's ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wireless range/access issue in old european concrete building

My wifes family owns a hotel in Italy which they built in the 1950's. The structure is 3 story concrete and a boatload of rebar, maybe even some leftover lead paint. A few years back they wanted to ...
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WiFi hotspot not working on Fedora 20

I used to be able to create wifi hotspots on Fedora 20 on the settings -> network screen and clicking on the "use as access point" button: A couple months ago it stopped working. If I recall ...
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2 wired Access points cause Internet to drop

I have a 6 point wired network with 2 routers set up as access points plugged into 2 of the network points. I also have a Sonos network with the bridge hardwired into one of the Access Points This ...
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Very slow connection with Airbase-ng

I have got a RasberryPi (B+) running debian. I am trying to create my own wireless network where I can scan all the traffic. I am using Airbase-ng (1.2 beta3). When I connect my phone or ipad with ...
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Subnet bridging Raspberry pi access point

I'm trying to build a tool I can access using my smartphone or laptop to configure, administer, or diagnose equipment in the field where it is difficult to run separate cables and power to work on ...
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Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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Is it faster cracking the wireless WPS pin code if I already know it?

Is it possible to fast crack if I already know the wps pin code? I am using backtrack 5, trying to crack use reaver. I was using this command: sudo reaver -i mon0 -b <targetmac> -vv --pin ...
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access point wifi + linux

I have been succesful creating a wifi access point in linux. I have used hostapd and a dhcp server. I have also used a static address using the command: ifconfig wlan0 10.10.0.1. I would like to use ...
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Vlan with multiple switches

I have an Asus rt-N66U with Tomato 1.28 115-EN. My goal is to separate wired and wireless traffic, so what I would like to do is attach this router with two HP 24 port managed switches. So I have ...
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why does my network disconnects from internet every couple of hours?

I have a broadband that here you can see its details. It provides wireless and also I got two more routers that use them as access points. DHCP is disabled on them and these two routers work are set ...
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Can we create a VAP in sta mode and another VAP in ap mode in MadWiFi

I have am working with a Atheros chip and madwifi and I am trying to set up VAPs one in sta and one in ap. I am able to set up multiple VAPs in ap mode but when I set up the first VAP in sta and then ...
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How does windows prioritize what AP to connect to if multiple are available for the same SSID?

I'm wondering, I administrate a setup where we have multiple AP's feeding the same SSID on 2.4ghz and 5ghz frequencies. Without access to anything but the dBm how could I determine what frequency / ...
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Multiple Access Points - Same SSID (Complicated Setup)

My current network utilizes WPA2-Enterprise as its authentication method. I am trying to extend my network further, but most wireless routers that I have found don't support repeating a ...
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Ad-hoc network disconnecting when not using web

I am at university and I have a desktop computer and several mobile devices, however only a wired Ethernet connection is provided in my room. I want to use an ad-hoc network to share my internet ...
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Get some Sort of Identifier Specifying Which Access Point Another Computer is On-On our WAN

Is their someway, knowing the IP address of the machine in question, to somehow determine the Access Point that it was currently connected to? I see this probably requiring something client side (I'd ...
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Connecting repeater to access point

just bought a new router and repeater for a wifi hotspot i am currently running.. I thought i was havng problems with the repeater after i change from router to a server, (and i'm now using a router ...
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TP link TL-WR1043ND can't access some homepages via wireless

I ran into some trouble with my wireless connection this morning. I can connect to my wireless network and it seems to be sending an receiving packets, but I can only access some websites like ...
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Mitigating traffic between wireless access points

I'm planning on recording portions of a live stream, which will then be saved to a server via a gigabit switch. The plan is to hook up several AP's to this gigabit switch, allowing wireless users to ...
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used dd-wrt to turn my router into an access point for better signal in my new apartment. It stopped giving me an internet signal after a few days

I wanted an access point at my new apartment which has community internet so I put the dd-wrt firmware on my router and everything works for 5 days then no more access point. I can't connect to it ...
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Converting usage of wireless card to access point in windows 7

I buy a D-Link wireless card ,I want to know can I use it instead of an access point.I have also a Asus ADSL router for connecting to internet. I want to share internet whit my wireless card and use ...
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How can I make a Thinkpad T61 with Intel-4965 AGN behave as an access point?

How can I make a Thinkpad T61 with Intel-4965 AGN behave as an access point? Connectify does not support it. The OS can be Windows 7 or Ubuntu 10.10.
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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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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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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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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 ...