Questions tagged [ad-hoc-network]

An ad-hoc network is a network where data is sent directly between computers, instead of using a central router.

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making an Ad-hoc network (2 Windows PCs)

I'm trying to connect 2 Windows 10 laptops using Wireless adapters *) I wanna try having both PCs connect to Internet on their own, *) and I want try to have one of the PCs give Internet to the other. ...
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How to access webserver on PC used as soft AP?

I have 2 computers. One has installed webserver and is configured to be soft access point for the other PC. IP: 192.168.1.1 on "ap" network config. No internet, sharing a connection is easy anyway ;) ...
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Ad hoc vs Mesh, which one to use?

Say we have four nodes (A, B, C, D) that are arranged in a chain-like topology. A <-------> B <-------> C <-------> D Only the adjacent nodes are in range of one another (A can communicate ...
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Secure Robotic Mesh Ad-Hoc Networking with Linux [closed]

For a research project, i need to create a mesh network to my robots. I found some long range usb wifi adapters (Alfa AWUS036NHRv2) and hook up to my raspberyy pi 3b+ (i have 4 adapters and 4 rpi3). ...
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Connect and Disconnect of Hotspot in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using tp-links wn822N wireless adapter to connect my system to wifi and also tether my lan network as wifi-hotspot. Connecting to wifi works good, but when I try to tether my lan connection (I ...
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Windows 7 Firewall: Add ESP8266 Access Point to trusted networks, how?

Windows 7 Firewall: Add ESP8266 Access Point to trusted networks, how? I made an Access Point (Ad Hoc) device with an ESP2866 that Windows needs to connect to (Wireless, WiFi). I tried several other ...
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why choose bluetooth over wifi-direct for an ad-hoc-network

I always thought, that wifi opposed to bluetooth is mostly used to connect to a hotspot and that most desktop wifi chips lack the possibility to use them as a wifi hotspot (while its no problem with ...
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How can i connect to ad-hoc network using CMD?

I'm trying to connect my computer (PC1) to an existing ad hoc using cmd commands.This ad hoc was created by second computer(PC2),i spend hours to find results but i did find an answers.See this photo ...
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How to configure NTP over cross-over cable?

I'm fairly new to NTP. I have two computers running Lubuntu 17.04 that I'd like to keep in close time sync with minimal hardware. There is no need to sync to real time, just to keep the system times ...
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How to get ad-hoc and RRAS working together in WS2016?

My PC have 2 ports, one is WAN (x.x.x.x), second if is LAN(manually assigned it 192.168.1.1). NAT and RRAS are up and running ok. Internet is reachable from lan PCs. Then i've managed to add up ...
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Connect iPhone with Windows computer Wirelessly without a network

I would like to connect an iPhone and a Windows computer without access to wifi or any other network. The iPhone will be getting data on it (pictures and times) for a track meet and I need to pass ...
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Troubleshooting failed pings over ad hoc network

My goal is for two or more devices (incidentally LinkIt Smart 7688s) to communicate over WiFi in a field situation where there is no access point such as a Wifi router. It's preferable that all ...
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Can't started hostednetwork, microsoft hosted network virtual adapter not present

I'm trying to set up a ad-hoc wifi network with windows 10, but when I enter the command netsh wlan start hostednetwork, I get the message The hosted network couldn't be started. The group or ...
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Single Hop Multicast in Ad Hoc Network

So I have an ad-hoc network made of 5 nodes. Assume that each node has a physical broadcast range of 1 arrow (nearest neighbor) A <--> B <--> C <--> D <--> E The IP addresses are: 192....
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Is it possible to share internet connection with mobile phone from a PC

I am connected to my PC by cable (No WI-FI), I would like to know id it is possible to share this connection (connect my mobile phone) to internet without using cable connection with PC ?
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Two different PPPoE accounts, one ADSL line, same ISP?

My friend and I have the same ISP with 2Mbps uplink. I added my PPPoE profile along with my friend's in his ADSL modem gateway and both PPPoE profiles are assigned different WAN IP addresses. Now ...
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How to determine distance between nodes in ad-hoc network?

I am now having a ad-hoc network with nodes being raspberry pis. I want to build a map (node and edges) among these nodes. Without using GPS, is there any "localized" solution for this issue with high ...
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Windows 10 Hosted Network and Ad Hoc connection with two wireless interfaces

I have one heck of a problem that I cannot seem to overcome. I have two wireless network adapters that I am trying to use for a slightly complicated network topology. There are no routers, switches ...
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How to revert back to a process triggered by ssh?

I am using some Raspberry Pi -2 and a Ubuntu Laptop (14.04 LTS) in ad-hoc fashion over WiFi. I have some python3 scripts that I usually trigger using the ssh -6 (since I am using IPv6 Link-Local ...
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How do I use mDNS for ssh -6?

Hello I have the following setup: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Laptop A lot of Raspberry-Pi Model 2 with WLAN The complete setup is based on 802.11 WLAN AD-HOC mode. None of the Pis nor the Laptop uses any ...
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Are “PAN” (Personal Area Network) and “ad-hoc network” two terms for the same thing?

When searching the Internet for help solving various issues involving networking my devices via Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi it seems that the terms "ad-hoc network" and "personal area network" (PAN) are ...
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How to increase range Of Ad-hoc network using Rasberry Pi 3?

I am working on MANET using rasberry pi 3 (micro-controller), I want to make 3 rasberry pi as a router and each of three not in range with them, now if I shuffle these 3 rasberry pi they dont change ...
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File transfer in ad hoc network

I'm trying to transfer files within ad hoc network. Is there any other way that I can transfer files since I've tried homegroup and apps such as AirDroid, ShareIt and MoveIt. I'm using Windows 10 and ...
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Recover Network Password by Tricking Device into Connecting to Ad Hoc with Same Name

My friend has lost his network login information on all of his devices except his iPad, and does not have access to his router to change it. I have an idea to recover it using an ad hoc network with ...
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How to connect many computers without a router

I am trying to write an application that collects data input from 6 people sitting on 6 computers. This data needs to be compiled together from the 6 computers to be analyzed. When we use this ...
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Check if wifi disconnected-> create adhoc (Linux)

I'm searching for a possibility to make my linux check periodically if there is wifi network connected. If there is no connection, an adhoc network should be created.
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Impossible to ping with iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc

PCs: Linux Mint 17.2 with Broadcom BCM43225 Ubuntu 14.04 with PRO/Intel Wireless and iwl3945 driver I've run the following commands on the two PCs: service network-manager stop ip link set wlan0 ...
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List of clients connected to Virtual Adhoc

I have an adhoc set up via command prompt using 'netsh ....'. I want to view the names of devices connected to it. I have tried arp -a but it only provides me with physical IP address of the device ...
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Setting up an ad hoc network between multiple Rasberry Pis with RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapters

I have spent a number of hours trying to set up an ad hoc network between 2 rasberry pis (Debian 7.8 wheezy, kernel version 4.1.6-v7+). I would eventually like to have 11 pis on a single ad-hoc ...
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Is it possible to set up a new manual wifi connection from the command line?

I'm trying to work out a solution to set up ad-hock wifi connections in Windows 8.1 based on the suggestions in a post on Micsrosoft's answers site. Is there any way to do the first few steps: go to "...
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Sharing Wifi access of one device with other devices through wifi

Im on a campingground with wifi. I have more than two devices (notebooks, smartphone, tablets) with me. But I only have access to wifi with either one of those devics. I.e. If I login with device A i ...
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How to create ad-hoc network without admin rights

I have a Windows 7 laptop at my work without admin right and it got wifi, is there any anyway to share its internet to my mobile? Thanks in advance.
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Create a password protected computer-to-computer network

Does anyone know if it's possible to create a password protected device-to-device (adhoc) network on OS X Yosemite? Here's a link to the Apple documentation for OS X Mountain Lion however there does ...
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Topology of Adhoc Network

I can connect 3 or 4 laptops (running windows or linux) in adhoc network and each laptop is able to ping other laptop. I am curios about what topology does adhoc network uses. do they connect in mesh ...
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Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 Create wireless ad-hoc network automatically after the windows start. Including ICS settings?

I am looking into ways of sharing my internet connection using windows netsh features. As the title says, is it possible to set everything needed via batch file(including enabling of ICS) and run it ...
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How to setup an ad-hoc network in Ubuntu using IPv6 address?

Please guide me to setup an ad-hoc network setup between two ubuntu linux machines with the IPv6 protocol. I believe this command will help me to configure an IPv6 address but what about the gateway ...
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How do I access a node.js app through the host of an adhoc network?

Running ifconfig tells me that the IP should be 192.168.0.1 however this does not permit me to access the app. I'm running Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi and I'm trying to access a node.js app running on ...
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Win 7/8/8.1 create wireless open/WEP network - any possibilities?

I have a very old (2003) equipment that has Aironet/Cisco 350 network adapter on board (no WPA/WPA2, only open/WEP authentication). I need to connect it with PC (Win 7/8/8.1) without external access ...
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Two Linux systems on ad-hoc wifi can't ping eachother

I have two Raspberry Pi machines with D-link DWA-121 Wi-Fi adapters and I’m trying to set up an ad-hoc network between them. I have followed this configuration example in /etc/network/interfaces: ...
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'iwlist wlan0 bitrate' says “unknown bit-rate information”

I set bit-rate of wireless interface 'wlan0' using iwconfig wlan0 rate 54M fixed Now, how do I verify if it was set right? iwlist wlan0 bitrate says unknown bit-rate information
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Windows 8.1: Ad-hoc wifi network manager

Connecting to ad-hoc wifi networks has become fairly inconvenient in Windows 8.1. It requires executing several shell commands and copy/paste of strings... (See here.) Does anybody know a nice tool ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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List of wifi-devices that are able to serve ad-hoc and access point simultaneously

I would like to create a client wlan (infrastructure mode) and connect to an ad-hoc network at the same time with only one wifi adapter. Most adapters in laptops and usb-sticks cannot serve both at ...
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Resolving DNS lookup when using a proxy on a adhoc network

I have a network with the following setup: Box A(client) has a local HTTP/S proxy running Box A is set to use 0.0.0.0:7777 as a HTTP/S proxy The proxy service forwards all traffic to box B(proxy) via ...
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PCIe add-on Wi-Fi adapter as receiver + repeater

I am aware of Windows' Hosted Network capability : Sets up a network as an AP Can coexist with an existing Wi-Fi network Also bridging : two networks share address space And access points in a ...
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Direct network between computers over phone line

I have two computers with modems, that are far from each other (different locations), and do not have internet acsess. I have hyperterminal, and so how would I connect the 2 machines together (with ...
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Using Microsoft Virtual WiFi to connect to 2nd network

I have read up a bit on the Microsoft Virtual WiFi feature in Windows 7, and am confused as to its capabilities. Does this allow me to connect to two networks using a single physical wireless adapter? ...
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My pc is not showing ad-hoc option

I have windows 7 ultimate. I want to connect my pc's internet to my android mobile but there is no option of ad-hoc in control panel(network & internet). I also tried downloading virtual router ...
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Connect a computer through the internet with a local ad-hoc network

We have a local network (several laptops) using an ad-hoc network, where one laptop is the host for a game. How can I connect a distant laptop through the internet to that ad-hoc network and be able ...
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Setting up Win8 ad-hoc Wifi without security?

I'm trying to set up an ad-hoc wifi network coming from a Windows 8 machine to connect to some legacy hardware that doesn't support WPA. Trouble is, I can't find a way to tell Win8 to start the ...